At Monroe Hospital, we’re proud to offer the latest technology to our community, which reinforces our commitment to enhancing the patient experience
Bloomington, IN and Denver, CO (PRWEB) February 15, 2012
Monroe Hospital announced today that they are reaching out to the growing number of smartphone users through a partnership with iTriage® – a one-stop health care app that lets users quickly and easily look up medical symptoms, causes and treatment options. According to a recent report by comScore, the number of people using their mobile devices to look for health information has doubled in the past year.
Schumacher Group, the nation’s third largest emergency and hospital medicine management firm, has brought iTriage to Monroe Hospital. This mobile technology gives residents and visitors in Bloomington the resources to learn more about a specific medical condition and make the most informed decision about where to seek treatment. iTriage lets users:
- Research medical symptoms and conditions
- Learn about possible causes and treatment options
- Obtain medication information for treatment of a specific condition
- Find Monroe Hospital information like services provided, hours and directions
“At Monroe Hospital, we’re proud to offer the latest technology to our community, which reinforces our commitment to enhancing the patient experience,” said Fred Price, President and CEO of Monroe Hospital. “iTriage allows us to provide patients with more information about the services we offer and helps them make informed healthcare decisions when they have an immediate medical need.”
iTriage is available as a free download from app stores for iPhone® and Android™ mobile devices, and from any Internet-enabled device at http://www.iTriageHealth.com.
About Monroe Hospital
Monroe Hospital is committed to providing Bloomington and surrounding communities a choice for superior healthcare, ever mindful of each patient’s individuality and unique needs. On the leading edge of technology, the facility provides our highly-skilled physicians, and their patients, with a host of amenities all aimed at providing optimum outcomes. For more information, please visit http://www.monroehospital.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.
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