St. Peters, MO, December 03, 2011 --(PR.com
)-- More consumers than ever before are searching the Internet for medical information and using their mobile devices to manage their healthcare. St. Peters Bone & Joint announced today that they are reaching out to the growing number of smartphone-toting patients through a partnership with iTriage® – a mobile application that lets users look up specific symptoms and find the closest, most appropriate facility for their condition.
iTriage is available as a free download from the app stores for iPhone® and Android® devices, and from any Internet-enabled device at www.iTriageHealth.com
Falls, sports injuries, or any other orthopaedic emergency requires immediate care. As a premier provider on the iTriage application, SPBJ Quick Care Center provides detailed information about their five orthopaedic physicians, services and specialties to residents and visitors in St. Charles County and nearby communities. iTriage also lets users do the following:
· Research medical symptoms
· Learn about possible causes and treatment options
· Obtain medication information for treatment of a specific condition
· Find detailed SPBJ Quick Care Center information like services provided, hours of operation and turn-by-turn directions using GPS capabilities
“Sprains, strains and broken bones require immediate medical attention,” said Brandon Larkin, MD, SPBJ’s primary sports medicine specialist. “Our partnership with iTriage provides us with the resources and technology to connect with our patients when unexpected injuries occur and at their exact time of need.”
About SPBJ Quick Care Center
Providing same day orthopaedic care for injuries occurring within 48 hours, SPBJ Quick Care Center is a completely new way to receive the orthopaedic care you need, when you need it. We focus on treating acute orthopaedic injuries such as breaks, sprains and strains without the wait and cost of an emergency room visit. No appointment is needed and the area’s best orthopaedic specialists provide diagnosis, treatment and follow up care in the region’s most advanced orthopaedic care setting. Services include complete diagnostic MRI and X-ray facilities. For more information, please visit http://www.spbj.net.
About iTriage, LLC
Headquartered in Denver, CO and co-founded by two emergency medicine physicians, iTriage offers a unique Symptom-to-Provider™ pathway that empowers patients to make better healthcare decisions. iTriage helps people answer the two most common medical questions: “What condition could I have?” and “Where should I go for treatment?” Millions of consumers around the globe have downloaded iTriage on their mobile devices and thousands of healthcare providers use iTriage to reach and communicate critical facility and service information to patients. For more information, please visit http://about.iTriageHealth.com.