Codice, in partnership with StationMD, is honored to be working with the D.C. Department on Disability Services to provide 24/7 access to emergency medicine physicians to address any non-life-threatening medical concerns or answer any medical questions.
StationMD was founded by emergency medicine physicians who recognized a need for better quality care for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD). Our team of board certified physicians deliver superior medical care to people with I/DD in their homes through easy to use telehealth technology. Our physicians all have a special commitment to caring for people with I/DD and have dedicated training in this area.
We understand the difficulties in transporting a loved one to the emergency room (ER) and using StationMD helps to minimize these transports. A trip to the ER can be particularly frightening and disorienting as well as potentially exposes individuals to infection. The daily routine of meals, activities, sleeping, and medications is also disrupted. StationMD is quick and easy access to a highly specialized physician from the comfort of home 24 hours a day. The physician will be able to communicate with the individual, support staff, family members, and even personal physicians caring for an individual all at the same time. If a visit to the ER is needed, the StationMD physician will call the ER to provide the medical history and reason for the visit (e.g. x-ray only) to help expedite the process.
All recipients through DDS Residential Habilitation, Intermediate Care Facilities, Supported Living, and Host Home services are eligible and preregistered to being using StationMD for any medical concerns. You can reach StationMD when you have a medical concern by calling 1-877-STATMDS (782-8637). The DDS will be supplying home settings with the equipment needed to conduct a telemedicine visit with StationMD. Please click here for instructions on how to use the equipment to reach a StationMD physician.
The StationMD doctor will review the medical concern and ask any relevant medical history information.
The StationMD physician will then perform the exam. The StationMD physician may request to do a video visit through the StationMD App if available. After the exam, the StationMD physician will provide follow up instructions and send in any needed prescriptions to the pharmacy.
After each call made to StationMD, the physician note can be sent to you as well as to your primary care physician and any other relevant physicians.