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Advocate Condell Medical Center Helps Patients Check-in to the ER with Smartphone(February 21, 2013)
Libertyville, Ill. (PRWEB) February 21, 2013
Advocate Condell Medical Center has launched a new Emergency Room notification feature through the mobile healthcare app iTriage® enabling residents and visitors in Libertyville, Ill., to notify ER staff that they are en route to the hospital.
When a consumer uses the iTriage application to locate Advocate Condell Medical Center, they have the option to click Tell Us Youre Coming from the facility listing. From there, users can fill out details like symptoms experienced, allergies and any other information that helps staff prepare for their arrival.
Consumers are on the go 24-7 and want fast, convenient access to healthcare information and services, said Dr. William Maloney, Advocate Condells Department of Emergency Medicine Chair. The early check-in feature with iTriage offers a convenience to our patients when they have an urgent medical need, and allows our staff to begin preparing for their visit.
iTriage also provides users with information about:
- Medical symptoms
- Diseases and conditions
- Medications, procedures and treatment options
- A nationwide database of every medical provider
iTriage is available as a free download for iPhone® iPad® and Android devices, and is accessible from any Internet-enabled device at http://www.iTriageHealth.com.
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About Advocate Condell Medical Center
Advocate Condell Medical Center is the leading provider of comprehensive medical and surgical services in Lake County, with state-of-the-art heart, neurosurgical, maternity and emergency services. Condell's emergency department is the only Level 1 Trauma Center in Lake County, Illinois. It also features the only dedicated pediatric emergency department in the county. Condell holds accreditation from the Society of Chest Pain Centers for cardiac patients, and is accredited by the Joint Commission as a Primary Stroke Center. Advocate Condell is recognized by U.S. News & World Report as one of the best hospitals in the Chicago metro area for superior results in patient safety and health outcomes.
About iTriage, LLC
iTriage LLC, headquartered in Denver, Colo., is a global health care technology company founded in 2008 by two emergency medicine physicians. The companys market-leading platform and mobile/Web applications offer a proprietary Symptom-to-Provider pathway that empowers consumers to make better health care decisions. iTriage helps people answer the two most common medical questions: What could be wrong? and Where can 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 health care 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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