Austin, TX, April 15, 2010 --(PR.com
)-- Texas Urgent Care Center now using iTriage to reach Smartphone users.
Austin Immediate Care today announced a new partnership with Healthagen® to put medical and facility information into the hands of smartphone users with iTriage. Smartphone users can download iTriage® applications at no cost for their iPhone® iPod Touch® or Android™ smartphones through the app stores, or log onto www.iTriageHealth.com from any Internet-enabled device to access healthcare information.
With the introduction of this premier level of service, Austin Immediate Care becomes the first urgent care center in Texas to utilize this interactive technology, which gives consumers on-the-go access to information on all services related to Austin Immediate Care. If someone develops symptoms of dehydration, consumers can use this comprehensive and revolutionary app to learn about possible causes, and find additional healthcare information, providers and treatment near their location.
“Immediate Care sets the standard for providing value and meeting patients’ needs. We want to arm our patients with all the resources, technology and information available so that they can make informed medical decisions,” said Dr. Greg Daniel, CEO, The Exigence Group, which manages WNY Immediate Care. “The iTriage application is a cutting-edge application that will undoubtedly become a key source of medical information for our communities when seconds count.”
Built by emergency room physicians, iTriage aggregates healthcare information in a structured and actionable way, and closes the information gap between doctors and patients. As the healthcare landscape changes, iTriage continues to provide technology to empower healthcare consumers. With this addition, the Austin community will now be able to connect with Austin Immediate Care to find contact information, mapping, quality reports and facility capabilities.
“Austin Immediate Care’s decision to partner with iTriage speaks directly to their belief in providing cutting edge medical care through advanced technology. We look forward to a truly flourishing partnership with this experienced urgent care center as more American’s adopt smartphones as their frontline communication tool,” said Peter Hudson, M.D., CEO, Healthagen, developer of iTriage.
About Austin Immediate Care
Conveniently located at the corner of West Slaughter and Mopac in The Shops at Slaughter Creek, Austin Immediate Care’s staff includes board certified physicians experienced in providing treatment for non-life-threatening illnesses and injuries. Most patients who visit Austin Immediate Care are treated and released within one hour. Austin Immediate Care is open 365 days per year with extended hours in order to provide comprehensive and convenient care to its patients.
Healthagen is a developer of healthcare information software that empowers patients to make better decisions and gives healthcare treatment facilities improved access to additional patients. iTriage helps consumers evaluate symptoms, lists potential diagnoses and provides access to appropriate treatment locations. Emergency medicine physicians developed iTriage and co-founded Healthagen – a privately held company headquartered in Lakewood, CO.
iTriage Resources: www.iTriageHealth.com
Austin Immediate Care Resources: www.austinimmediatecare.com