What is an in-home doctor service?

Every once in a while, you’re bound to need to consult with a doctor for general health check-up, seasonal fever, acute diseases, chronic illness, and more. It many situations, we are physically weak and prefer to stay at home and even a visit to a doctor seems an uphill task. If given an option we would rather prefer a doctor to give us a visit, rather than we having to visit him personally. To fill this void, Portea has begun to provide healthcare service at home and that too at reasonable costs compared to traditional hospitals and nursing homes. The home visit doctors are qualified professionals and provide consultation to treatment and help you throughout your recovery process. The best part about in-home doctor service is you will be treated in the comfort of your home, surrounded by your family members.

When do you need us?

The in – home doctor service is a great service for old people or people with chronic illness who are unable to visit a hospital or prefer to be treated at home. Some of the services that are offered by home doctors are as follows

General Checkup

It’s a good practice to keep a check on your health. Regular health check-ups are essential for children and the elderly. Call a Portea doctor home and stay rest assured about your family’s health.

Diabetic Care

A Diabetic patient requires regular monitoring of blood pressure and blood sugar levels. Apart from that, a doctor’s consultation is also a must once every three months. So skip the arduous travel and waiting period at the Doctor’s clinic and just book with us a doctor’s appointment. A well experienced doctor will guide you through your diet and proper medication.

Ortho Care

A Doctor’s home visit service is very useful for people ailing of orthopedic conditions like fractures, joint replacements, spinal deformities, arthritis etc. Many of these patients are unable to move properly and not able to get out of their home and lead a restrictive life. Use the Portea app or website to book an appointment and allow us to send one of the best doctors to help you get rid of your pain with a range of home-based health care services.

Post-Hospitalization Cardiac Care

Post hospitalization is a critical period more so in the case of heart patients. A lot can go wrong if proper care and medication is not followed through. To help you in this stressful period there are doctors and allied health professionals that bring the best of health care at your doorstep. So just allow us to free you of your worries with our in-home doctor service.

Post-Hospitalization Neuro Care

As in the case of heart patients, a nervous system disorder is also quite worrying and requires utmost care and regular medical follow through. This period can be extremely taxing for family members. Call us or book an appointment online and get an experienced doctor from Portea to take care of you at your home.

Home-Based Oncological Care

We understand how difficult and stressful it is when a loved one is diagnosed with cancer. To help you in this difficult period we’ll do whatever it takes to provide the cancer patient a better quality of life. So don’t hesitate and get home-based oncology care and advice from an experienced doctor, in the comfort of home.

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How can we help?

Our doctors work from home, ‘Your home’. They assess, diagnose and treat you depending on your need. Our general physicians have years of experience in the medical field and will treat you with patience and compassion.

Benefits of In – Home Doctor Service:

With the presence of highly busy lifestyle in today’s life in – home doctor service is increasingly becoming the norm of the day. Not only does the doctor on call service saves time it is also convenient to do the booking online. Find doctors near me or doctor on call through Portea and let them pay you a visit at the comfort of your home. Few of the benefits of doctor visit at home are as follows”

  • The first benefit of doctor visit at home that instantly comes to mind is the availability of quality medical care at the comfort of your home.
  • The doctor consultation charges are lower or at par with the hospital visit charges, so you not only save on travelling but also on your medical bills.
  • The home doctor gives a more personal medical care to the patient and is far more compassionate towards the patient.
  • Research has found out that a patient tends to recover sooner in a familiar surrounding than in a hospital.
  • Not all illness needs hospitalization but owing to lack of support at home, patients inadvertently end up at nursing homes and hospitals for medical care. It is in those cases that the home visit doctor proves to be highly beneficial, as they can easily provide medical attention at home.
  • The doctors on call service are available 24/7 and as such you are guaranteed to get quality health care even at odd hours and on any given day.

Home visit doctors are a boon for old people, as they are the ones who need medical attention the most and are also the one who have the most difficulty in travelling.

Cost of In- home doctor service

With the advent of technology numerous healthcare apps and websites have come in to existence that not only offer home health care but also assist the hospitals in improving the health care scenario in the country. The most reliable of them all is Portea that has tie – ups with major hospitals to provide home health care. The doctors and other allied health professionals at Portia are highly trained individuals and offer the best of medical care at home.

This unique medical initiative India is not only gaining ground but is also known for their value of money services. The cost of in – home doctor visit is lower or at par when compared with the regular hospital charges. The average doctor consultation fee will be affordable and won’t burn a hole in your pocket.

What to Expect from in – Home Doctor Service:

The chief purpose of in – home doctor service is to provide primary diagnostics and if and when needed prescribe blood, urine and/or other tests to the polyclinic. The entire service is designed to provide primary health care, post – hospitalisation care and chronic disease management and allied services at the comfort of a patient’s home. The doctors visit you after you have made the necessary doctor appointment online on Portea or have taken a package as per the medical plan and subscription.

How to prepare for in – Home Doctor Service

To help make your first doctor visit at home go smoothly here are a few pointers you need to keep in mind to make the most out of the service;

  • Give a proper briefing about your medical history and current medical needs, for the doctor to make proper diagnosis and prescribe appropriate medication or course of action.
  • Have a family member present when the doctor visits to help answer all the questions.
  • Keep all the prescriptions handy as you would need to be showing them to the doctor.
  • Have your regular or specialty doctor information handy.
  • Also keep your hospital discharge papers ready, if any.
  • Wear loose and comfortable clothing as the doctor might take a comprehensive exam.

Finally, make a list of all your concerns you need to discuss with your doctor.

The advent of technology has brought healthcare to the homes of people. Now people have the option to skip the visit to hospitals and opt for a more personal medical care within the comfort of their home. All you need to do now is get online on your Smartphone, tab or laptop and search for doctors around me / good doctors near me / doctors near me and then do the  appointment booking on Portea website or app.

WHAT OUR CUSTOMERS SAY

  • Mr. Krishnamurthy Subramanian

    Since Portea has a network in many cities including Chennai, where we live, and in Bangalore, where our daughter and her family are based, we can travel between cities without carrying our files and records as all the information is available with Portea doctors.

  • Mr. Venkatesh, Bangalore

    My father has asthma and needed a regular family doctor service. Portea has helped him a lot with their in-home doctor service.