As more consumers rely on their mobile devices to find information, it's crucial to provide them with the technology and resources to make informed healthcare decisions
Denver, CO and West Hartford, CT (PRWEB) October 26, 2011
With U.S. smartphone ownership now topping 40% according to a recent Nielsen survey, more consumers than ever before are using their mobile devices to access information online. New England Urgent Care announced today that they are embracing the growing mobile trend through a partnership with iTriage® – free healthcare application that gives patients quick and easy access to critical health and medical information.
iTriage is available as a free download from app stores for iPhone® and Android® mobile devices, and is also accessible from any Internet-enabled device at http://www.iTriageHealth.com.
Partnering with iTriage allows New England Urgent Care to provide residents and visitors in West Hartford and the Greater Hartford area with the resources to make informed decisions when unexpected illnesses and injuries occur. iTriage lets users do the following:
- Research medical symptoms
- Learn about possible causes and treatment options
- Obtain medication information for treatment of a specific condition
- Find detailed New England Urgent Care information like services provided, hours of operation and turn-by-turn directions using GPS capabilities
“As more consumers rely on their mobile devices to find information, it’s crucial to provide them with the technology and resources to make informed healthcare decisions,” said Michael Gutman, MD, Medical Director, New England Urgent Care. “Our partnership with iTriage reinforces our commitment to providing convenient, quality information to the members of our community.”
About New England Urgent Care – West Hartford
Providing walk-in treatment for non-life threatening illnesses and injuries, New England Urgent Care diagnoses medical needs quickly and efficiently without the long wait and expense of a hospital emergency room. The medical staff has extensive emergency care experience and is prepared to treat a wide range of ailments and injuries for all ages. New England Urgent Care is equipped to provide x-rays, lab work and IV administration on-site. For more information, please visit http://www.urgentcarenewengland.com.
About iTriage, LLC
Headquartered in Denver, CO and co-founded by two emergency medicine physicians, iTriage offers a unique Symptom-to-Provider™ pathway that empowers patients to make better healthcare decisions. iTriage helps people answer the two most common medical questions: “What condition 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, please visit http://www.iTriageHealth.com.