North Okaloosa Medical Center Partners with Mobile Smartphone App

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Patients have convenient, on-the-go access to symptom, disease and facility information with iTriage

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As more consumers rely on their smartphones for healthcare information, it’s crucial to provide them with the resources and technology to make informed decisions when illnesses and injuries occur

North Okaloosa Medical Center today announced a partnership with iTriage® - a free mobile healthcare application that lets users quickly and easily look up medical symptoms and find the closest healthcare providers for their condition. With more consumers than ever before going online to search for medical information, the partnership increases North Okaloosa Medical Center’s presence in the growing mobile market by providing an additional healthcare resource for the community.

iTriage can be accessed through the app stores for iPhone® and Android® mobile devices or from 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 North Okaloosa Medical Center. This state-of-the art technology allows residents and visitors in Crestview, Pensacola, Panama City and Ft. Walton Beach to conveniently make informed medical decisions and be directed to the most appropriate facility for their condition. iTriage also lets users:

  •     Research medical symptoms
  •     Learn about possible causes and treatment options
  •     Obtain medication information for treatment of a specific condition
  •     Find detailed North Okaloosa Medical Center information like services, specialties, hours of operation and turn-by-turn directions

“As more consumers rely on their smartphones for healthcare information, it’s crucial to provide them with the resources and technology to make informed decisions when illnesses and injuries occur,” said Rachel Neighbors, Director of Marketing, North Okaloosa Medical Center.

About North Oklasoosa Medical Center
North Okaloosa Medical Center provides convenient, comprehensive care to the region with the help of more than 600 employees and 150 physicians on staff. The recent expansion of its 110-bed flagship facility provides a two-story, expanded Intensive Care Unit and Step Down Unit. NOMC treats patients at all stages of life with a range of services including Emergency Services, Cardiology, Imaging and Women’s Services. For more information, please visit http://www.northokaloosa.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://about.iTriageHealth.com.

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