Gina is worried. Nana Nilda, her diabetic grandmother, has been feeling unwell for the past two days. Gina suspects that her grandmother’s blood sugar level has been spiking again.
To compound to the problem, Nana has been bed-bound due to a bad fall months ago. Whenever they travel to a hospital, Gina needs to hire the services of a caregiver to make sure her grandmother is transferred safely from wheelchair to vehicle to avoid the risk of another fall. It is cases like this that mediXhome—one of the services of health tech company mediXserve
—is providing a solution.
mediXhome offers diagnostic test services to home-bound patients such as Nana Nilda.
The process is simple. mediXhome connects patients to a branch of partner-clinics. The patient or his family caregiver chooses from a menu of diagnostic tests, provides the needed contact details, and identifies a date for the test. A medical personnel then goes to the patient’s home for the blood extraction process.
Days later, the results of the test are sent to the patient online.
There are other reasons this service is a solution to the inconvenience patients experience inside healthcare facilities. If you are one who does not have the patience to wait for your turn in a clinic or do not have the luxury of time to skip work to go to a clinic, then on-demand blood test extraction in your home could be what you need.
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