U.S. smartphone owners are the new mobile majority, according to the most recent Nielsen mobile market statistics reporting that over 50% of adults now own a smartphone. In conjunction, the number of people accessing health information online and on their mobile devices continues to grow rapidly. More and more medical facilities are taking notice of this trend and engaging patients via mobile early in the search when they seek medical information and care.
Recent hospitals to partner with iTriage include:
Bolivar Medical Center – Cleveland, Miss – Emergency and hospital medicine management firm, Schumacher Group, has brought iTriage to Bolivar Medical Center. As a free resource to the community, iTriage enables residents and visitors in Bolivar County and nearby communities to access information about Bolivar Medical Center’s services and areas of specialty.
Adena Medical Center – Chillicothe, OH – Schumacher Group has also brought iTriage to Adena Medical Center. Residents now have convenient, anytime access to information about services, specialties and emergency department details.
Advocate Condell Medical Center – Libertyville, IL – Through a partnership with Infinity HealthCare, the Midwest Region’s premier provider of Emergency Department Management services, those in the Chicago metro area can quickly and easily access Advocate Condell Medical Center details through iTriage including maps and contact information.
Riverview Medical Center – Wisconsin Rapids, WI – Infinity HealthCare has also brought iTriage to Riverview Medical Center. Users of iTriage can quickly find information about Riverview’s many services available, along with specialties, conditions treated, and contact information.
Carolinas Hospital – Florence, SC – iTriage users have on the go access to hospital news, a list of accreditations, services and specialties. “Now more than ever, people are busy and want convenient access to reliable medical information and services,” said Darcy Craven, COO and Interim CEO of Carolinas Hospital System, on their partnership with iTriage.
UW Health Partners Watertown Regional Medical Center – Watertown, WI – Patients can access information about WRMC and even use iTriage to check-in directly from their smartphone for an emergency department or urgent care visit prior to arrival. Clicking the “I’m on my way” button on iTriage lets patients relay critical medical information in advance, allowing medical staff to prepare for their visit.
Empowering consumers with information about symptoms and conditions, and directing them to the closest most appropriate provider, is one of the most powerful tools found within iTriage. To learn more about the Symptom-to-Provider™ pathway of iTriage, download the free mobile healthcare app today!