Englewood, CO, June 12, 2012 --(PR.com
)-- Now more than ever, consumers are searching online for healthcare information and want 24/7 access to medical providers, according to a recent Intuit Health survey. In response to this growing trend, Doctors Express Englewood (DEE) today announced a new mobile appointment setting feature through a partnership with free consumer healthcare app iTriage®.
“The mobile appointment setting feature provides people with the resources to better manage their health by offering them more control and convenience when accessing our urgent care services,” said Dr. Robert P. Schiermeyer of DEE. “Our partnership with iTriage lets us quickly connect with patients when they have an immediate medical need.”
The appointment setting feature gives mobile and Internet users the ability to request an appointment at DEE and receive an immediate response, eliminating the need to wait on the phone, or call during certain hours. Users of iTriage can also do the following:
· Look up medical symptoms and conditions
· Learn about possible causes and treatment options
· Find specific DEE information like services provided, conditions treated and directions to the urgent care center
· Access a nationwide database of every medical provider in the U.S.
iTriage is available as a free download from app stores for iPhone® and Android™ mobile devices, and is accessible from any Internet-enabled device at www.iTriageHealth.com.
About Doctors Express Englewood
DEE is a nationally franchised urgent care model that treats illnesses, sprains, burns and other non-life threatening emergencies. Services also include physicals, worker’s compensation services, travel vaccines and on-site lab and X-ray capabilities. All patients are seen by an experienced on-site physician. Open 7 days a week from 8:00am to 8:00pm, DEE is located at 901 W. Hampden Avenue in Englewood at Hamden Avenue and Inca Streets. Walk-ins are welcome. For more information, please visit http://www.doctorsexpressenglewood.com.
About iTriage, LLC
iTriage LLC, headquartered in Denver, Colorado, is a global health care technology company founded in 2008 by two emergency medicine physicians. The company’s market-leading platform and mobile/Web applications offer a proprietary Symptom-to-Provider™ pathway that empowers consumers to make better health care 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 health care providers use iTriage to reach and communicate critical facility and service information to patients. For more information, please visit http://about.iTriageHealth.com.