DEERFIELD, Ill. — Healthcare Clinic at select Walgreens, located at more than 400 Walgreens stores nationwide, and iTriage, a rapidly growing consumer healthcare technology company, on Wednesday announced the launch of a nationwide mobile appointment scheduling app. The expanded free mobile service, previously piloted in Denver and Chicago, is now available to patients in Healthcare Clinic at select Walgreens markets across the U.S.
“We are always looking for innovative ways to help our patients better manage their health, and by enhancing access to information and appointments iTriage furthers this goal,” Heather Helle, divisional VP for Walgreens Consumer Solutions Group said. “As Healthcare Clinic continues to expand services and serve as an entry point for many into the health care system, it’s critical to leverage the latest technology, especially mobile, as a tool to help our patients get, stay and live well.”
Healthcare Clinic at select Walgreens appointment setting is available for free across all iTriage platforms and online at iTriageHealth.com. Along with booking an appointment at a Healthcare Clinic, users can identify symptoms and learn associated conditions, as well as treatments options.
“The nationwide integration of iTriage appointment setting across Healthcare Clinic at select Walgreens locations offers a simpler and comprehensive way for Walgreens shoppers and the surrounding communities to obtain care,” Peter Hudson, CEO iTriage said. “As more people look to their mobile phones for guidance on health care needs, adopting the mobile appointment setting for Healthcare Clinic at select Walgreens will further empower our users to make effective and beneficial health care decisions.”
Appointment setting through iTriage is fully integrated, so patients will not simply be requesting an appointment, but actually booking one. They will receive an immediate confirmation expediting the appointment process and increasing efficiency.