Consumers want more control and convenience when accessing healthcare services
Plantation,FL and Tamarac, FL (PRWEB) November 13, 2012
U.S. HealthWorks Medical Group locations in Plantation and Tamarac are reaching out to the growing number of smartphone users through iTriage® – a one-stop, consumer healthcare app that lets patients quickly and easily search for information about a medical condition, find nearby facilities, and check-in for a visit at U.S. HealthWorks prior to arrival.
“Consumers want more control and convenience when accessing healthcare services,” said Diane Yu, vice president of sales and marketing. “U.S. HealthWorks is proud to provide the latest resources and technology to the members of our communities when they have a medical need.”
The iTriage app lets patients instantly connect with U.S. HealthWorks and access clinic details including hours, services provided and directions. In addition, patients can use iTriage to check in prior to arrival, alerting staff of their impending visit.
iTriage also provides users with information about:
- Medical symptoms
- Diseases and conditions
- Procedures and treatment options
- Medication information
- A nationwide database of every medical provider
iTriage is available as a free download for iPhone®, iPad® and Android™ devices, and is accessible from any Internet-enabled device at http://www.iTriageHealth.com.
U.S. HealthWorks Medical Group of Plantation and Tamarac offer urgent care treatment for non-life threatening injuries and illnesses and wide-ranging health evaluations and checkups, including sports physicals and immunizations. In addition, they provide comprehensive occupational health services that include on-site physical therapy and specialty care. Their professional staff works as a team to provide the best possible patient care.
About U.S. HealthWorks
U.S. HealthWorks, a subsidiary of Dignity Health, is one of the country’s largest operators of occupational healthcare centers in the nation. With 172 clinics and worksites in 15 states and more than 2,700 employees – including approximately 800 medical providers – U.S. HealthWorks centers serve more than 12,000 patients each day throughout the country. U.S. HealthWorks centers help employers control work-related injury costs through quality medical care and effective management of claims and loss work time, specializing in early return-to-work programs, injury prevention and wellness programs.
About iTriage, LLC
iTriage LLC, headquartered in Denver, Colorado, is a global health care technology company founded in 2008 by two emergency medicine physicians. The company’s market-leading platform and mobile/Web applications offer a proprietary Symptom-to-Provider™ pathway that empowers consumers to make better health care decisions. iTriage helps people answer the two most common medical questions: “What could be wrong?” and “Where can I go for treatment?” Millions of consumers around the globe have downloaded the free iTriage mobile app on their iPhone and Android devices, and thousands of health care providers use iTriage to reach and communicate critical facility and service information to patients. For more information, please visit http://about.iTriageHealth.com.