Mobile appointment setting provides significant value to smartphone-toting patients when they have an urgent medical need
Morris Plains, NJ and Denver, CO (PRWEB) December 16, 2011
According to a recent Intuit Health survey, more patients than ever before want online access to doctors, with 81% reporting they would like to be able to schedule medical appointments online. In response to this growing trend, FastER Urgent Care has added appointment setting through the free mobile consumer healthcare app iTriage®.
The addition of this innovative feature allows residents and visitors in Morris Plains to quickly and conveniently request an appointment directly from their mobile device or through the FastER Urgent Care website. Patients receive an immediate response to their appointment request, increasing efficiency and streamlining the appointment process. The interactive mobile technology of iTriage also 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 FastER Urgent Care information like services provided, hours of operation and turn-by-turn directions using GPS capabilities
“Today’s patients are on the go, and iTriage is addressing this trend in new and innovative ways,” said William Gluckman, DO, MBA, FACEP, President and CEO of FastER Urgent Care. “Mobile appointment setting provides significant value to smartphone-toting patients when they have an urgent medical need.”
To access iTriage, consumers can download the free application from the app stores for their iPhone® or Android™ devices or access it through any Web-enabled device at http://www.iTriageHealth.com.
About FastER Urgent Care
Conveniently located in Morris Plains, FastER Urgent Care provides efficient, quality urgent medical care by a highly trained staff for a variety of non-life threatening conditions, without the wait times of an emergency room. State-of-the-art equipment and services include on-site digital X-rays, lab services and IV fluids, as well as worker’s compensation occupational medicine. For more information about FastER Urgent Care, please visit http://fasteruc.com.
About iTriage, LLC
Headquartered in Denver, CO and co-founded by two emergency 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/.