patient priorities when traveling

Patient Interests, Our Priorities

Pets are part of the family, so it’s no surprise that Colpitts receives many requests for patients to bring along their service or companion animals while on medical-related travel. Only certain vendors allow non-service animals, and there are often a number of steps that need to be taken in order to bring a pet on…

Medication onboard aircraft when traveling

Medication on Board

Airlines are continuously adding to their lists of restricted items in checked and carry-on baggage. Travelers can often be seen unloading oversized liquids at the security gate and begrudgingly handing them over to a TSA agent or tossing them in the trash. Perfumes and bottled water can easily be replaced, but patients traveling with costly…

home away from home

Creating a Home Away From Home

Many people know the uneasy feeling of being in an unfamiliar place. In this type of situation we look for comforts that remind us of home and give us the sense that we’re not alone. Providing these comforts to patients who are traveling for medical treatment may not always be easy, but it’s always worth…