The iTriage application supports our mission of being the primary healthcare home for our citizens by providing an additional source of healthcare information when seconds count.
Denver, CO and Whiteville, NC (PRWEB) October 18, 2011
iTriage gives users quick and easy access to medical information, as well as directions to the closest treatment facilities and doctors from any location. To access iTriage, consumers can download the free application from the app stores for iPhone® and Android® devices or access it through any Internet-enabled device at http://www.iTriageHealth.com.
Schumacher Group, the nation’s third largest emergency and hospital medicine management firm, has brought iTriage to Columbus Regional Healthcare System. This technology provides residents and visitors in Columbus County and surrounding communities with the resources to make informed medical decisions about the most appropriate healthcare facility for their condition. Mobile users can also use iTriage to:
- Search medical symptoms
- Learn about possible causes and treatment options
- Obtain medication information for treatment of a specific condition
- Find specific Columbus Regional Healthcare System information like services, specialties, hours of operation and turn-by-turn directions
“We are dedicated to providing the residents in our communities with the resources, technology and information to make informed medical decisions,” said Henry Hawthorne, CEO of Columbus Regional Healthcare System. “The iTriage application supports our mission of being the primary healthcare home for our citizens by providing an additional source of healthcare information when seconds count.”
“When healthcare providers put useful medical information into the palm of their patient’s hands with iTriage, consumers are empowered to make informed decisions about where they will seek care for a medical condition,” said Peter Hudson, MD, CEO of iTriage. “We live in a world that requires patients to be more informed and responsible for their health and iTriage allows them to play a larger role in their healthcare.”
About Columbus Regional Healthcare System
Columbus Regional Healthcare System is a 154-bed facility that serves the residents of Columbus County and surrounding communities. The hospital employs a staff of nearly 700, including more than 50 physicians representing 19 specialties. Services include a 24 hour Level III Trauma Center, outpatient labs, diagnostic testing, cardiac rehabilitation and surgical services. For more information, please visit http://www.crhealthcare.org.
About iTriage, LLC
Headquartered in Lakewood, CO and co-founded in 2008 by two emergency physicians, iTriage offers a Symptom-to-Provider™ pathway that empowers patients to make better healthcare decisions. iTriage helps people answer the two most common medical questions: “What could I have?” and “Where should I go for treatment?” Millions of consumers around the globe have downloaded iTriage on their mobile devices and thousands of healthcare providers use iTriage to reach and communicate critical facility and service information to patients. For more information about iTriage, please visit http://www.iTriageHealth.com.