Affairs of the Heart

Take things to heart.  Heartfelt. Places in the heart. But a pain in the heart or your chest—not so romantic. What should you do when you experience chest pains?  Is it your heart or something else? When should you head to the hospital ER or the acute care center? First of all, there are different […]

Migraines and Headaches

To migraine sufferers, a pain in the head isn’t so simple and can be excruciating. When your vision is affected, you can’t sleep and nausea overcomes you, it’s hard to stand, sit or lay down, let alone function even close to normal. Migraines are triggered by a number of factors including hormonal changes, stress, anxiety […]

COVID-19 and Healthcare Workers

As the worldwide pandemic drags on, dragged along with it is an increasing toll on the mental health of those caring for us. Frustration, anxiety, worry and burnout are weighing heavily on those who are on the frontlines caring for the public. From doctors and nurses to sanitation workers to grocery store employees and delivery […]

Pediatric Emergencies

When it comes to our children, nothing stands in our way to ensure their safety and health.  Emergencies can be particularly trying and leaving parents in a quandary at times as to where to turn when their child is injured or falls ill. We are available and able to treat a number of conditions including: […]

Chest Pains and COVID-19

Chest pains in and of themselves are a concern.  In these times of a global pandemic, they take on new significance. If you experience discomfort in your chest, it might include a dull ache, a crushing or burning feeling, a sharp stabbing pain or a pain that radiates to your neck or shoulder.  It could […]

Frontline ER’s Lab Capabilities

Having appropriate laboratory services available for an emergency acute care facility and its staff is critical for proper and complete care.  That’s why Frontline ER’s lab services are always available. This availability allows us to better assist, diagnose and treat a patient’s medical condition any time of the day or night, and day of the […]

Acute Care Versus a Hospital ER

While Frontline ER has emergency room as part of its name, it is clear that we serve our communities with acute care. So just what is the difference between an emergency room and an acute care center? And when should you go to the hospital ER and when should you use an urgent care center? […]

Operation Turkey Day 2020

For Thanksgiving 2020, our Frontline ER Richmond team volunteered to be a part of Operation Turkey in the Houston area. Sponsored by the Office of Veteran’s Affairs, the Frontline team was part of a joint effort with several agencies and supporting organizations.  The event fed the homeless and served meals to those who, otherwise, wouldn’t […]

Understanding Your Health Insurance

There is a lot to learn about health insurance, and these definitions may help you understand your health plan.   Please understand that your benefits are established by your insurance company, not the medical facility. Copayment is a fixed amount set by your health insurance paid to your providers.  The copay is due at the time […]

Frontline ER Richmond Clarifies Its COVID-19 Testing Payment Policies

Frontline ER Richmond is pleased to able to offer COVID-19 Antigen testing with results provided during your visit.  However, as of October, 24, 2020, payment policies have changed with regard to insurance and out-of-pocket payments. Insurance. Insurance companies have announced varying deadlines regarding the “cost share” of payments for COVID-19 testing.  Frontline ER has established […]