Even digital nomads need a doctor from time to time. It’s good to build that relationship early on so that you feel comfortable being abroad in a new healthcare system.
I see many patients with non-urgent health issues in my urgent care practice. And so, in the ED, doctors see patients who don’t have health emergencies. So how do you know when a health issue is an emergency and when to call 911? Driving Yourself to the ED If you are feeling faint, dizzy, or […]
Those with a diverticular disease can occasionally develop a flare-up called diverticulitis. But does diverticulitis require antibiotics? This recent article by Dr. Jill caught my attention, and I wanted to share it with my patients. Diverticulitis The American Gastroenterological Association recommends managing each diverticulitis case uniquely. No need for everyone to immediately start on oral […]
I’ve been a remote worker since 2016 and a digital nomad since 2017. As a wild rock climber, I collect injuries, and as a middle-aged man, I need primary care. Telemedicine for digital nomads was born out of this need. My home base is in Portland, Oregon, but I spend a lot of time in […]