Now more than ever, people are on the go and relying on their smartphones to access information
Pikesville, MD and Denver, CO (PRWEB) February 13, 2012
More than 75% of Americans want online access to their doctors as well as the ability to request appointments online, according to a recent Intuit Health survey. In reponse to this growing trend, Doctors Express – Pikesville today announced a mobile appointment setting feature through a partnership with the iTriage® – a free consumer healthcare app that also lets patients search for information about medical symptoms and locate the closest provider, all from the palm of their hand.
The integration of the appointment setting feature gives residents and visitors in Pikesville the ability to quickly and conveniently request an appointment at Doctors Express – Pikesville directly from their mobile device. Patients receive an immediate response to their request, increasing efficiency and streamlining the appointment process. 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
- Access personal health records
- Find detailed Doctors Express – Pikesville information like services provided, hours of operation and turn-by-turn directions
“Now more than ever, people are on the go and relying on their smartphones to access information,” said Connor Ferguson, Owner, Doctors Express – Pikesville. “Our partnership with iTriage lets us connect with the patients in our community when they need healthcare services and information quickly.”
iTriage is available as a free download from app stores for iPhone® and Android™ devices, and is also accessible from any Internet enabled device at http://www.iTriageHealth.com.
About Doctors Express – Pikesville
Doctors Express – Pikesville is a walk-in urgent care center offering fast, effective and affordable care to patients seeking immediate medical attention due to illness or injury. Our staff treats everything from cuts and bruises to fractures and colds and everything in between. Services include on-site lab testing, x-rays and prescriptions. No appointment is necessary and we are open every day with extended hours. For more information, please visit http://www.doctorsexpresspikesville.com
About iTriage, LLC
Headquartered in Denver, CO, iTriage, LLC is a global healthcare technology company founded in 2008 by two emergency medicine physicians. The company’s mobile platform and application, iTriage, offers a proprietary Symptom-to-Provider™ pathway that empowers patients to make better healthcare decisions. iTriage helps people answer the two most common medical questions: “What could be wrong?” and “Where should 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 healthcare providers use iTriage to reach and communicate critical facility and service information to patients. For more information, please visit http://about.iTriageHealth.com.