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Cass Regional Medical Center Provides Instant Health Information with Smartphone App(March 12, 2012)
Harrisonville, MO and Denver, CO (PRWEB) March 12, 2012
Cass Regional Medical Center announced that they are reaching out to the growing number of smartphone users through an ongoing partnership with iTriage® a free health care app that helps users answer the two most common medical questions: What could be wrong? and Where should I go?
The number of people using their mobile devices to access health care information continues to climb, and according to the latest Nielsen research, nearly 50% of American adults own a smartphone. Providing the members of our community with the most up-to-date technology and access to health care is a priority, which is why we were the first hospital in the Kansas City area to partner with iTriage, said Chris Lang, CEO of Cass Regional. Consumers want on-the-go access to information, and iTriage lets us connect with patients at their time of medical need.
Adding detailed Cass Regional Medical Center information to the iTriage app gives residents and visitors in Cass County and the surrounding area the resources to quickly make informed decisions as to what condition they might have and where to seek the closest treatment. iTriage lets users:
- Find Cass Regional Medical Center details like hours, directions, services, and information about their 7 family practice and 2 specialty clinics
- Search medical symptoms and conditions
- Learn about possible causes and treatment options
Downloaded nearly 5 million times, iTriage is changing the way consumers find and access medical information and providers, giving them the tools to take the most appropriate action around their health care. iTriage is available as a free download from app store and is also accessible from any Internet-enabled device at http://www.iTriageHealth.com.
About Cass Regional Medical Center
Cass Regional Medical Center is a general, acute care facility located in Harrisonville, MO that serves the residents of Cass County, northern Bates County, northwestern Henry County, and western Johnson County in Missouri. As a critical access hospital, Cass Regional maintains a 21-bed medical/surgical unit, a 4-bed intensive care unit, and a 10-bed behavioral health unit. For more information, visit http://cassregional.org.
Headquartered in Denver, CO, iTriage, LLC is a global healthcare technology company founded in 2008 by two emergency medicine physicians. The companys 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.
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