While patients and families avoid hospitals and emergency departments out of concern for contagion in the era of Covid-19, people still need care. Missing needed care is putting millions of Americans at risk, and current online solutions are inadequate.
medtigo Care is a comprehensive approach to digital healthcare and health security, combining:
By combining specialized emergency providers and at-home diagnostic and treatment equipment in your LifeKit, we can care for far more medical issues than typical telemedicine providers
Each family is issued a core LifeKit. At a video enrollment visit, we take your medical history and personalize your LifeKit with essential equipment and medications
Members text or video-visit with the VUC, who use the LifeKit to diagnose, manage and treat acute issues or answer medical questions
VUC staff will call in additional prescriptions and follow-up with patients during recovery
Patients requiring hospital care will be fast-tracked into the ED. A care summary will be sent to patients’ primary care doctor after each encounter
Personalized expert advice to keep your family healthy, based on the latest medical literature and evidence-based guidelines curated by Top Board-Certified physicians
*Optional, additional cost applies
**Called in for pickup at your local pharmacy
medtigo Care can deliver
comprehensive prehospital care for
Most patients with Covid-19 will
have a mild flu-like illness, but a
significant minority will develop
more severe pneumonia or other
Through the LifeKit, we monitor your
oxygen levels and breathing status.
The VUC manages core treatments at
home, including oxygen and
respiratory physical therapy
Mild-moderate cases managed at
home, patients with greater needs
are fast-tracked into the hospital by
our emergency care providers
medtigo Care membership is billed as a monthly subscription covering up to 6 household occupants. Participants in the pilot will get unlimited* usage of services during the introductory 3-month period at a significantly discounted rate, and will continue to receive a similar discount for their first 12 months of service if they choose to continue past the pilot period.
3 month pilot subscription
Core LifeKit cost
3 month subscription
7 AM – 10 PM
every 2-3 months
Text questions to our
*Some restrictions apply
medtigo Care is currently available to Massachusetts residents only.
medtigo Care does not accept health insurance at this time, but may be considered a qualified expense under your HSA/FSA. Please contact your employer/insurance provider for details
Rick Kulkarni, obtained his MD from UCSF, and trained in Emergency Medicine at the Harvard Affiliated Emergency Medicine Residency. He was the Founder & President of Residency.com and the Director of the Adult Emergency Department at Yale-New Haven Hospital. He was the VP/Medical Director at Medscape by WebMD before founding medtigo, where he is also the CEO.
Zayed trained in Emergency Medicine at Yale and has a joint MD/MBA from Harvard. Prior to joining medtigo, where he is VP of Ventures, Zayed was a management consultant and helped run the Emergency Medicine International Collaborations group at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital.
Gabe Tash is a physician assistant who practices in the emergency department as well as outpatient pediatrics. He obtained his MPAS from Franklin Pierce University and is a guest lecturer in the PA program at the MGH Institute of Health Professions. Gabe joined medtigo as a way to share his medicine experience without patients having to step foot in the emergency department.
Jenna is a practicing physician assistant with a Doctorate in Physician Assistant Studies from MCPHS University and trained clinically at George Washington University, where she completed PA school. She has been practicing in both emergency medicine and urgent care for over 10 years.
Families with small
who want a solution to manage acute
issues, like ear infections, rashes, and
playground injuries, when their
pediatrician is not easily available
People managing existing
who want to avoid exposing themselves to
hospitals or other clinical settings. medtigo
Care can treat basic injuries and illnesses,
as well as be your first point of call for
managing complications of existing
medical problems at home.
who are generally healthy but want a
convenient and high-quality way to
address their medical issues and questions
in a way that meets their busy schedule.
who want access to trusted medical
care away from home, whether on
vacation, at a second home, or
traveling for work.
Founded and led by a team of dedicated and experienced physicians, medtigo is a leading supplier of emergency medicine and other specialist physician services in the Northeast, serving 25+ hospitals in 5 states. Our providers have the expertise and experience to take the best possible care of your family.