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ER house call for the 21st century

What do you do when you have a life-threatening emergency? Call 911 and go to the emergency room. That answer seems so obvious, but 37% of all ER visits are unnecessary, resulting in a lower quality of care and exorbitant costs for everyone. ER doctor Phil Mitchell has a surprising solution. What if we applied 21st century technology to an old-fashioned medical practice?


BIO

Since completing his residency training in 2001, Dr. Phil Mitchell has worked as an emergency physician in the Denver metro area. As the Medical Director of DispatchHealth, Phil created the parameters for the clinical capabilities of their mobile emergency and urgent care model. He is a husband and father of three teenagers.