Crowley Maritime Corp. www.crowley.com in partnership with UnitedHealthcare www.uhc.com and Nicklaus Children’s Hospital www.nicklauschildrens.org recently unveiled a new HealthSpot® www.healthspot.net walk-in telemedicine station to provide employees with convenient access to healthcare. The station is the first of its kind in Northeast Florida.
The station located at Crowley’s corporate headquarters in Jacksonville offers real-time convenient and cost effective video visits with board certified clinicians from Nicklaus Children’s Hospital a part of Miami Children’s Health Systems.
Appointments are available for adults and children age two and older to obtain treatment as well as prescriptions for minor common conditions such as sinus and respiratory infections, fever, colds, ear and eye pain, skin conditions, and allergies.
The private, eight foot by seven foot telemedicine station has two-way high definition video screens and features digital medical devices, including a stethoscope, scale, blood pressure cuff, pulse oximeter, and thermometer that streams medical information from the patient to the care provider. A Nicklaus Children’s attendant is on site to help patients with appointments and technical assistance.