Denver, CO, January 26, 2012 --(PR.com
)-- As mobile technology continues to permeate the healthcare landscape, Emergency Medicine Physicians, LTD (EMP) today announced a partnership with leading consumer healthcare technology platform iTriage®. The partnership will bring iTriage into EMP-managed hospital emergency departments nationwide, allowing the facilities to promote their services to the growing number of consumers who use iTriage on their mobile devices to access healthcare information, at home and on the road.
As one of the largest physician-owned and led emergency medicine groups in the country, EMP focuses on developing unique solutions for its hospital partners resulting in patient care that exceeds expectations. Integrating with the iTriage mobile healthcare platform enables consumers to conveniently access critical medical information and locate the closest EMP-staffed emergency departments and hospitals.
“Over the past year, several EMP hospital clients contracted with iTriage to feature their facilities within the application,” said Dominic J. Bagnoli Jr., MD, Chief Executive Officer of EMP. “I’ve seen firsthand the value that iTriage has delivered to these hospitals, the communities they serve, and to the patient experience. As the iTriage user base grows exponentially, I am thrilled to offer this value added service to the rest of our clients.”
Created by two emergency room physicians, iTriage is a one-stop healthcare app that lets users quickly and easily access detailed information about a specific medical condition and locate the closest, and most appropriate medical provider for treatment. With more than 4 million mobile downloads, and consistently ranked among the top healthcare apps, iTriage is available as a free download for iPhone® and Android™ devices through app stores, and is accessible from any Internet-enabled device at www.iTriageHealth.com.
“Through our growth, iTriage is becoming the de facto standard technology to connect patients with emergency services,” said Peter Hudson, MD, Co-founder and CEO of iTriage. “This strategic relationship with EMP is perfectly aligned with the healthcare industry’s vision to improve patient experience and satisfaction in 2012.”
About Emergency Medicine Physicians
Founded in 1992 with a vision to provide better healthcare and healthcare management, EMP has partnered with over 60 hospitals nationwide to provide the best in emergency medicine. Partner hospitals range from inner-city trauma centers and academic teaching centers to small-town community hospitals. Privately owned and managed by emergency medicine, residency trained physicians, EMP treats over 3 million patients per year. For more information, please visit http://www.emp.com.
About iTriage, LLC
Headquartered in Denver, CO, iTriage LLC is a global healthcare technology company founded in 2008 by two emergency medicine physicians. The company’s mobile platform and application, iTriage, offers a proprietary Symptom-to-Provider™ pathway that empowers patients to make better healthcare decisions. iTriage helps people answer the two most common medical questions: “What could be wrong?” and “Where should I go for treatment?” Millions of consumers around the globe have downloaded the free iTriage mobile app on their iPhone and Android 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.