TRMC puts Healthcare in the Palm of Patients’ Hands with iTriage

1/17/2012

Smartphone app gives users on-the-go access to symptoms, diseases and hospital info 

 Teche Regional Medical Center is reaching out to the growing number of smartphone users through a partnership with iTriage® – a mobile healthcare application that gives users quick and easy access to medical information along with directions to nearby facilities and providers.  iTriage is available as a free download from app stores for iPhone® and Android® devices, or from any Web-enabled device at www.iTriageHealth.com.

Schumacher Group, the nation’s third largest emergency and hospital medicine management firm, has brought iTriage to Teche Regional Medical Center. Residents and visitors in St. Mary Parish and nearby communities now have an additional resource when looking for reliable information for an immediate medical need.

iTriage lets users do the following:

 Search medical symptoms

  • Learn about possible causes and treatment options
  • Obtain medication information for treatment of a specific condition
  • Find detailed Teche Regional Medical Center information like services, specialties, hours of operation and turn-by-turn directions

“With more people turning to their smartphones to search for medical information, it’s critical to provide them with the resources and technology to make informed decisions when a healthcare need arises,” said Butch Frazier, CEO, Teche Regional Medical Center.  “Our partnership with iTriage reinforces our mission to provide the members of our community with convenient access to healthcare. “

 

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