As more people want 24/7 access to information, our partnership with iTriage helps us connect with patients when they have an immediate medical need
Cleveland, MS and Denver, CO (PRWEB) July 16, 2012
In response to the growing number of people turning to their mobile devices to search for medical information, Bolivar Medical Center has partnered with iTriage® – a free healthcare app and website that lets users learn more about a specific medical condition and find nearby healthcare providers.
“Bolivar Medical Center is committed to providing the community with the latest technology and resources when they require medical care,” said Scott Smith, CEO. “As more people want 24/7 access to information, our partnership with iTriage helps us connect with patients when they have an immediate medical need.”
Two ER physicians created iTriage to help patients learn more about symptoms, diseases, medical procedures and medications, and then be directed to the closest medical provider anywhere in the country. iTriage is available as a free download for iPhone® and Android™ phones, and is also accessible from any Internet-enabled device at http://www.iTriageHealth.com.
Schumacher Group, the nation’s third largest emergency and hospital medicine management firm, has brought iTriage to Bolivar Medical Center. As a free resource to the community, iTriage enables residents in Bolivar County and nearby communities to find detailed information about Bolivar Medical Center like services, specialties, hours and directions. iTriage also lets users:
- Research medical symptoms and conditions
- Learn about possible causes and treatment options
- Find medication information for treatment of a specific condition
- Access a nationwide database of every hospital, urgent care and physician
About Bolivar Medical Center
Bolivar Medical Center is a 106-bed acute care facility accredited by Joint Commission on Accreditation of Health Care Organization. The medical staff consists of active members whose specialties include family practice, internal medicine, general surgery, ophthalmology, obstetrics/gynecology, urology, pediatric dentistry, radiology, pathology and nephrology. A podiatrist is on staff. For more information, please visit http://www.bolivarmedical.com.
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 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 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.