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file:///G:/Temp/06%20June/News%20Release.htm FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE HCA Delta Division Contact: Healthagen Contact: Mark Romig, 504.284.8688 Marcia Noyes, 303.877.4846 Mark.Romig@hcahealthcare.com email@example.com HCA Delta Division Launches Smartphone App to Deliver Healthcare Informa on to Mobile Consumers, Any me, Anywhere New mobile acute care decision tool provides consumers with healthcare informa on wherever they need it. New Orleans, LA—(June 21, 2010) –The Delta Division of HCA Inc. (Hospital Corpora on of America), today announced a new partnership with Healthagen® to put healthcare and provider informa on into the hands of smartphone users on iTriage®. Smartphone users can download the free iTriage applica on for their iPhone®, Android™ and Palm® smartphones at the app stores, and for all other Web‐enabled devices at www.iTriageHealth.com. BlackBerry® smartphone users will soon have their own iTriage applica on, as well. With the introduc on of this premier level of service, HCA Delta Division joins the growing number of hospital systems across the country to u lize this interac ve mobile technology, which allows consumers to search medical symptoms, learn about possible causes, and ﬁnd appropriate loca ons for treatment. Residents, as well as visitors of Louisiana and Mississippi, now have immediate on‐the‐go access to healthcare and facility informa on from the following hospitals and medical facili es in HCA’s Delta Division: ●Dauterive Hospital ●The Regional Medical Center of Acadiana ●Garden Park Medical Center ●Tulane Medical Center and Tulane‐Lakeside Hospital ●Lakeview Regional Medical Center ●Women’s and Children’s Hospital, a Campus ●Rapides Regional Medical Center of The Regional Medical Center of Acadiana “We take great pride in responding to advanced technology trends, and our partnership with iTriage reinforces our goal of increasing healthcare access and informa on to both residents and visitors in our communi es,” explained Mel Lagarde, President and CEO of HCA’s Delta Division. “Adding the iTriage smartphone applica on to our growing array of technology innova ons sets us apart from other medical facili es.” Developed by emergency room physicians who wanted to put more healthcare informa on into their own pa ents’ hands, iTriage oﬀers unprecedented convenience for those who need medical informa on anywhere and at any me. file:///G:/Temp/06%20June/News%20Release.htm “Medical providers have begun to recognize the tremendous value of engaging with smartphone‐to ng consumers and HCA Delta Division’s hospitals and medical facili es are leading the way in the Delta states of Mississippi and Louisiana. Providing cu ng edge medical care through advanced technology speaks directly to a commitment to oﬀering the best in their community. We look forward to a long and frui ul partnership with this experienced hospital system as more Americans adopt smartphones as their frontline communica ons tool,” said Peter Hudson, M.D., Healthagen CEO, developer of iTriage. About HCA Delta Division Part of HCA Inc. (Hospital Corpora on of America), the largest non‐government hospital system in the country, HCA Delta Division’s network of state‐ of‐the‐art hospitals and treatment facili es oﬀers the highest level of care in Louisiana and Mississippi. Primary, acute, ter ary and chronic care services oﬀer a wide range of healthcare services that are provided by physicians and staﬀ who have trained at the na on’s top medical and nursing schools. For more informa on about HCA Delta Division facili es, go to www.hcadeltadivision.com. About Healthagen Healthagen is a global developer of healthcare informa on so ware that empowers pa ents to make be er decisions and gives healthcare treatment facili es improved access to addi onal pa ents. iTriage is a comprehensive and revolu onary smartphone applica on that helps consumers evaluate symptoms, ﬁnd possible causes, learn about medical procedures and search for the most appropriate medical provider. Emergency medicine physicians developed iTriage and co‐founded Healthagen – a privately held company headquartered in Lakewood, CO. For more informa on about iTriage, go to www.healthagen.com. ###
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