on August 29, 2011
College life is a time for new friends, new living arrangements, new experiences and new threats. The first lesson to learn in college is how to be safe on and around your campus.
Reduce the risk of becoming a victim of theft or assault by remembering to lock your doors (even just to go down the hall to the laundry room), keeping valuables (laptops, ipods, etc) out of plain site, close [...] Read More »
on August 24, 2011
When I was in kindergarten, I found a tick on my neck. After showing my teacher, who turned a lovely shade of kelly green, I was then escorted to the nurse’s office. Fran, the nurse, picked the tick out of my neck with tweezers while I chattered happily about my weekend and my new tiger fish. As I jabbered away, I was blissfully unaware that the parasite Fran was removing from my neck could carry [...] Read More »
on August 22, 2011
When I was in college, the floors of my friends’ rooms were not littered with clothes or pizza boxes, but with empty Red Bull cans and little, hollow bottles of 5 Hour Energy. During finals, the floor of my room was graced with similar debris. Why? Because energy drinks are to college students what spinach is to Pop-Eye. And while Red Bull might not give you wings, it certainly helps at 3 am in the [...] Read More »
on August 19, 2011
Congratulations to the following iTriage featured physicians who were recently named among Denver’s Top Docs for 2011 by 5280 Magazine:
John P. Campana, MD
Specializing in Otolaryngology (ENT), oral and maxillofacial surgery, Dr. Campana practices at Porter, University and Swedish hospitals
Karen H. Knight, MD
Dr. Knight specializes in physical medicine and rehabilitation and is also a national [...] Read More »
on August 19, 2011
Over the years I have heard a lot about The AIDS Memorial Quilt, and last Saturday I got to see a portion of it for the first time at the 24th annual Colorado AIDS Walk. Founded in 1987 by The NAMES Project Foundation, the AIDS Memorial Quilt is comprised of thousands of cloth panels sewn together, each one dedicated to someone lost to AIDS. Nearly 8, 500 people were at Cheesman Park in Denver to [...] Read More »
on August 17, 2011
Any time a food or drink changes the effects of a drug, this is called a food-drug interaction. This can occur with prescription drugs, over-the-counter drugs, herbal products and dietary supplements.
The most common interaction is caused by a particular food interfering with the way the body metabolizes a drug. Enzymes metabolize drugs in your body and some foods make these enzymes work faster [...] Read More »
on August 16, 2011
We’ve already passed one major milestone this year by racking up more than 2,000,000 total downloads, but today we’re happy to announce another important step with the third major release of our app: iTriage 3.0. Along with a complete overhaul to the design and user experience, we’re releasing some of the most requested features that our users have asked us for.
New Look & Feel
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on August 11, 2011
Healthagen co-founder and Chief Medical Officer Wayne Guerra, MD, presented a demonstration of iTriage at the Colorado Technology Association’s Health Innovation Technology Conference today. iTriage is transforming the way doctors and patients connect at the exact point of medical need: Dr. Guerra explained how this technology is disrupting the status quo in healthcare search.
Colorado is emerging [...] Read More »
on August 11, 2011
Schumacher Group, a leading emergency medicine staffing and management firm, is bringing the mobile technology of iTriage to more than 180 of its hospital clients in 24 states.
As a leader in patient satisfaction tools and resources to emergency departments, Schumacher Group embraces iTriage as an effective way to bring the latest consumer mobile marketing technology to its hospital clients. With [...] Read More »
on August 10, 2011
Summer means kids home from school, longer days in the sun to garden, swim, and cook outside and generally a time for fun and relaxation. Don’t let an injury or illness spoil your summer plans.
Pee in the Pool? Protect Yourself From Recreational Water Illnesses (RWI)
RWI’s are illnesses caused by germs or chemicals in recreational water – pools, hot tubs, and water parks. The [...] Read More »