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TGH to start making ‘house calls’

Tampa General Hospital is bringing world-class care to your door with Urgent Care at Home, powered by Fast Track. Now, patients can get the medical attention they need by simply calling 1-813-844-8888 and a medical provider will travel to their home for the consultation.

“There’s no need to leave the convenience of your home, when we can come to you. We are providing the right care, at the right place, for the right cost to the consumer. It’s about improving quality, while creating innovative access points for our patients. Tampa General Hospital is elevating healthcare and reimagining how to better serve the community and beyond,” said John Couris, president & CEO Tampa General Hospital.

This new service will begin in the South Tampa and Riverview areas with plans to expand throughout Hillsborough County. Services available every day from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Skilled medical providers, such as nurse practitioners, will make the house calls at a reduced self-pay price of $149 until November 30, 2019. Standard rate is $199 dollars per visit.

Urgent Care at Home offers services similar to the traditional urgent care setting including treatments for cough, sore throat, ear infections, eye problems, urinary tract infections, nausea, vomiting, colds, rashes, fevers and sprains. Urgent Care at Home, powered by Fast Track will also provide medical testing and diagnostics including flu, strep, rapid RSV, urinalysis and more, ages three months and over.  

“We’re bringing house calls back to medicine, because we believe in high-quality patient-centered, convenient care.  As medical providers, we want to provide a concierge service for our patients, convenient care when they need it most in the comfort of their own home.”  said Dr. Paul Nanda, TGH Urgent Care powered by Fast Track chief medical officer.    

In addition to launching Urgent Care at Home, powered by Fast Track, Tampa General Hospital and Fast Track Urgent Care launched a new partnership in June 2019. The announcement of the partnership between Tampa General Hospital and Fast Track marked the first time Tampa General has offered freestanding clinical care in Pinellas County.

Now TGH Urgent Care powered by Fast Track provides medical care at 10 locations throughout the Tampa Bay area, including two in Pinellas County. The urgent care centers offer board-certified primary care providers who can take care of common illnesses and injuries without an appointment.

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