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Centennial, CO, United States, 2011/03/15 - Patients have convenient, on-the-go access to symptom, disease and provider information in the palm of their hands with the free iTriage smartphone app.
Doctors Express - Centennial announced today that they have joined the growing number of medical facilities across the country reaching out to mobile users through iTriage® – a smartphone application developed by Healthagen®. To access iTriage, consumers can download the free application from the app stores for their iPhone® or Android™ smartphones, or access it through any Web-enabled device at iTriageHealth.com/.
Deploying the iTriage application allows Doctors Express - Centennial to increase its presence in the growing mobile market by providing immediate, on-the-go access to a variety of healthcare information. With the introduction of this premier level of service, residents and visitors in Centennial and nearby communities can use the interactive mobile technology of iTriage to:
• Search medical symptoms;
• Learn about possible causes;
• Find specific facility information like services provided, hours of operation, and turn-by-turn directions to the closest and most appropriate facility for their condition.
“Our partnership with iTriage allows us to connect with the residents and visitors in our community when they need reliable healthcare information quickly,” said Steve Nitchen, owner, Doctors Express – Centennial. “With more consumers relying on their smartphones to find information, it’s crucial to provide them with the resources and technology to make informed medical decisions when time is of the essence.”
Built by emergency room physicians, iTriage aggregates healthcare information in a structured and actionable way, and closes the information gap that often exists between doctors and patients.
“When urgent care centers put useful medical information in the palm of their patients hands with iTriage, consumers are empowered to make informed decisions about where they will seek affordable care for their medical condition,” said Peter Hudson, M.D., CEO, Healthagen, developer of iTriage. “We live in a new world that requires patients to be more informed and responsible for their health and iTriage allows them to play a larger role in their overall healthcare.”
About Doctors Express - Centennial
Providing high-quality, walk-in care, Doctors Express (doctorsexpress.com) treats non-life threatening injuries and illnesses and provides a lower cost alternative compared to visiting a hospital emergency room. With an on-site lab, pharmacy and X-ray capabilities, testing for a vast majority of ailments can be performed while you wait. Open weekdays from 8am to 8pm and weekends 8am to 5pm.
Healthagen (healthagen.net), a privately held company headquartered in Lakewood, CO, is a global developer of healthcare information software that empowers patients to make better decisions. Co-founded by two practicing emergency physicians, Drs. Peter Hudson and Wayne Guerra, iTriage has been downloaded and used millions of times by healthcare consumers around the globe, generating tens of millions of medical searches and self-assessments. Hundreds of medical providers and thousands of physicians have also partnered with iTriage to provide patients with critical information about their facilities and medical practices, making it more efficient for patients to access the healthcare system.
Steve Nitchen, Doctors Express - Centennial
P: 303.220.9172 / M: 719.214-3818 / E: snitchen[.]doctorsexpress.com.