The next time an attendee falls
ill, there might be a better option than that cumbersome
trip to the ER. In cities across the nation, medical care in the
hotel room is becoming almost as common as room service.
Inn-House Doctor (781-551-0666; www.inn-housedoctor.com) provides 24/7 physician
services in Boston, Chicago, Houston, Las Vegas, Philadelphia,
Phoenix and Washington, D.C. Doctors can be called and, if
necessary, quickly summoned to any hotel room. Prices range from
$300 to $800, depending on the duration of the checkup, the time of
day and the care received. A physician also can be hired to be
on-site for the entirety of an event.
According to Walter Krause, president
of Inn-House Doctor, “When people feel ill on the road, there is
always anxiety. Our immediacy helps to alleviate some of that
For travelers to New York City, Sickday
Medical House Calls (212-327-1900; www.sickdayhousecalls.com) will provide an on-site
checkup for a flat rate of $250.