St. Vincent’s Launches Dial-A-Nurse iPhone App

BIRMINGHAM, Ala.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- St. Vincent’s Health System (STVHS) introduces a new iPhone application for one of its medical services, Dial-A-Nurse, a service offering free general health and medical information to the community via phone. The app also provides quick links to maps, services and STVHS websites.

Dial-A-Nurse provides thoughtful responses to the kinds of health questions you’ve always wanted answered, covering everything from cholesterol to earwax. Dial-A-Nurse is your source for health information and is available Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. CST.

The free iPhone application will connect users with medical professionals at the touch of one’s fingertip and includes the following features:

  • Instant access to call or email Dial-A-Nurse for answers to your medical questions and physician referrals
  • A complete listing of all St. Vincent’s Health System facilities, including St. Vincent’s Birmingham, St. Vincent’s Blount, St. Vincent’s St. Clair, St. Vincent’s East and St. Vincent’s One Nineteen Hospitals
  • Detailed information for each location, including address, phone number, website, areas of specialty and directions to your closest facilities or one of your choice
  • Quick link to St. Vincent’s Health System videos including physicians’ tips, events, television commercials and more

Ever wonder if it’s really OK to dye your hair when you’re pregnant or what the appropriate SPF is for your skin type? Don’t wonder, Dial-A-Nurse!

About St. Vincent’s Health System

St. Vincent’s Health System is comprised of St. Vincent’s Birmingham, St. Vincent’s East, St. Vincent’s Blount, St. Vincent’s St. Clair and St. Vincent’s One Nineteen. Together, they are dedicated to spiritually centered, holistic care that sustains and improves the health of individuals and communities. St. Vincent’s Health System is a health ministry of Ascension Health. For more information about St. Vincent’s Health System, please log onto:


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