Doctors Hospital Launches Emergency Room Notification Feature with iTriage Mobile App

Sarasota, FL and Denver, CO (PRWEB) December 14, 2011 Doctors Hospital of Sarasota is pleased to announce the launch of a new Emergency Room notification feature through the mobile healthcare app iTriage®. "I'm on my way" allows hospital staff to streamline the intake process by preparing for the medical needs of incoming patients. 

"Doctors Hospital of Sarasota is committed to providing the latest resources and technology to the residents and visitors in our communities when they require medical care," said Marilee Arnold, RN, Director of ED at Doctors Hospital of Sarasota. "Allowing patients to use the notification feature through iTriage lets our staff prepare in advance for their visit and provide a patient experience that exceeds expectations." 

iTriage is available as a free download from app stores for iPhone® and AndroidTMmobile devices, or from any Web-enabled device at http://www.iTriageHealth.com

Now, when a patient uses the iTriage application to locate Doctors Hospital of Sarasota they have the option to click "I'm on my way" from the provider search or deep view pages in which the hospital is highlighted. From there, users can fill out specific details like name, phone number, age, symptoms experienced and any other helpful information for hospital staff prior to arrival. iTriage also lets users:

  • Save time by filling out personal information on their way to the hospita
  • Notify staff of specific requirements such as an extended sized wheelchair for patient unloading 
  • Inform hospital staff that the incoming patient has allergies or other special medical needs 

iTriage is changing the way consumers find, share and access medical information and providers, giving them the tools to take the most appropriate actions around their own healthcare. "As a healthcare app that aggregates symptom, disease, procedure and provider information, iTriage is helping empower consumers with their healthcare needs," said Peter Hudson, MD and Co-founder of iTriage. 

About Doctors Hospital of Sarasota

Doctors Hospital of Sarasota is a 155-bed, acute care facility serving the needs of Sarasota County residents. Doctors Hospital is a Joint Commission Certified Advanced Primary Stroke Center and a Society for Chest Pain Centers Accredited Chest Pain Center as well as one of Modern Healthcare's Top 100 Best Places to Work for the third year in a row. In addition, Doctors Hospital has been recognized by The Joint Commission for Advanced Heart Failure, Spine Fusion, and Joint Replacement for Hip ad Knee. For more information, visit http://www.doctorsofsarasota.com

About iTriage, LLC


Headquartered in Denver, CO and co-founded by two emergency medicine physicians, iTriage offers a unique Symptom-to-ProviderTM pathway that empowers patients to make better healthcare decisions. iTriage helps people answer the two most common medical questions: "What condition could I have?" and "Where should I go for treatment?" Millions of consumers around the globe have downloaded iTriage on their mobile 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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Suzy Buglewicz
iTriage, LLC
720.496.2219
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