Sacramento, CA, March 03, 2011 --(PR.com
)-- Doctors Express – Fair Oaks today announced a partnership with Healthagen® on its free iTriage® smartphone medical application. Available for all iPhone®, iPod touch®, Palm® and Android™ users, iTriage extends the benefits of medical information to mobile users in Fair Oaks and surrounding communities. All other Web-enabled devices can access iTriage at www.iTriageHealth.com.
With the introduction of this premier level of service, Doctors Express – Fair Oaks joins a growing number of medical facilities across the country utilizing this interactive technology that allows consumers to:
· Search medical symptoms
· Learn about possible causes
· Find appropriate locations for treatment
· Access Google Health™ personal health records
Built by emergency room physicians, iTriage combines healthcare information with a nationwide directory of medical provider resources so that healthcare consumers not only know the most appropriate level of care, but also the closest and most qualified provider for a specific medical condition.
“We welcome Doctors Express - Fair Oaks to our family of healthcare providers who want to connect with smartphone-toting consumers in a way that encourages patient engagement. As more Americans adopt smartphones as their primary communication tool, we look forward to tracking the increase of patient traffic to this forward-thinking urgent care,” said Peter Hudson, M.D., CEO, Healthagen, developer of iTriage.
About Doctors Express – Fair Oaks
Providing high-quality, walk-in care, Doctors Express 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 6pm. For more information, please visit the www.doctorsexpress.com/fairoaks or come by for a visit. Doctors Express is located on the corner of Fair Oaks Blvd and Greenback Ln, minutes from anywhere in Fair Oaks, Citrus Heights and Orangevale.
Healthagen, 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, the company's flagship Web and mobile product 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. In addition, hundreds of medical providers and thousands of physicians have 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. For more information about Healthagen and iTriage, please visit www.Healthagen.com.