According to a recent survey by Nielson Company, thirty-one percent of mobile consumers in the U. S. now own a smartphone, and that number is expected to grow, leading Coastal Orthopedics to expand its presence to the mobile community by providing immediate, on-the-go access to its facilities, services and a wide variety of healthcare information.
To access iTriage, consumers can download the free application from the app stores for their iPhone® or Android™ smartphones, or access it through any Web-enabled device at www.iTriageHealth.com.
As a preferred provider on the iTriage application, Coastal Orthopedics provides detailed information about their physicians, capabilities, and areas of specialization. Residents and visitors to Bradenton, Sarasota and surrounding communities can also use the interactive mobile technology of iTriage to do the following:
• Search medical symptoms
• Learn about possible causes
• Access specific facility information such as hours of operation, services provided, and turn-by-turn directions to the most appropriate facility for their condition using GPS capabilities
• Access Google Health™ personal health records
“We are proud to offer the latest advanced technology to our communities, all of which reinforce our commitment to improving healthcare access and information,”
“As a healthcare app that aggregates symptom, disease, procedure and provider information, iTriage is helping to empower consumers with their healthcare needs,” said Peter Hudson, M.D., CEO, Healthagen. “We applaud Coastal Orthopedics for recognizing the growing smartphone trend and its capabilities for further connecting doctors and patients.”
About Coastal Orthopedics & Sports Medicine/Pain Management
Coastal Orthopedics has been serving the Sarasota-Bradenton area for over thirty years. In addition to four offices and two surgery centers each servicing Florida’s West Coast, Coastal Orthopedics’
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.
Coastal Orthopedics & Sports Medicine/Pain Management
Fawn Porter, 407.833.9200
Marcia Noyes, 720.496.2219
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iTriage is an acute care decision tool that takes consumers from their symptom to the appropriate medical provider using the latest mobile and on-line technologies.