Providing tools like mobile appointment setting and our online patient portal help our patients better manage - and make more informed decisions about - their personal health
Austin, TX and Denver, CO (PRWEB) March 09, 2012
Increasing consumer engagement and improving patient satisfaction has become a major initiative for physician practices, as well as a welcome addition for the growing number of consumers who expect convenient, 24/7 access to their physicians. To better serve these demands, Premier Family Physicians today launched on the iTriage® healthcare platform with both mobile app and online Appointment Setting™ services.
Rich Steinle, CEO of Premier Family Physicians, commented, “Providing tools like mobile appointment setting and our online patient portal help our patients better manage - and make more informed decisions about - their personal health. This leads to better patient engagement and a trusted patient-provider relationship.”
Known as a leader in providing trusted health care information, iTriage has aided in physicians with doctor/patient engagement and been downloaded more than five million times. Consumers around the world access iTriage for information about:
- Diseases and Medical Conditions
- Hospitals, Physicians, Urgent Cares, and other facilities
- News and Alerts
“Consumers are increasingly expecting more control and convenience when accessing their health care services,” explained Peter Hudson, MD, CEO and co-founder of iTriage. “Premier Family Physicians recognizes this shifting market dynamic and is clearly one of the early innovators in the Austin market through its adoption of the iTriage appointment setting technology.”
About Premier Family Physicians
For more than 25 years, South Austin Family Clinic has been providing the South Austin community with excellent health care. The practice name has recently changed to better reflect our entire Austin coverage as we expand practice locations throughout the city. Premier Family Physicians offers comprehensive family health care as well as specialized services in: allergy/immunology; physical medicine for musculoskeletal injuries; and weight loss management. Multi-lingual interpretive services are available in American Sign Language, Spanish and Italian. For a complete list of services and for more information, please visit our website.
iTriage LLC, headquartered in Denver, Colorado, is a global healthcare technology company founded in 2008 by two emergency medicine physicians. The company’s market-leading platform and mobile/website applications offer a proprietary Symptom-to-Provider™ pathway that empowers consumers 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 through the iTunes® app store or Android™ Market, or used the iTriage website at http://www.itriagehealth.com/. In addition, thousands of healthcare providers already use the iTriage platform to reach more consumers and increase patient engagement. For more information, please visit http://about.iTriageHealth.com.