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#22 - FIME 2016 Special Issue

Because Injuries Don’t Happen By Appointment

The app helps locate the nearest OrthoNOW center (Courtesy of OrthoNOW)

OrthoNOW, an orthopedic urgent care center created by a group of orthopedic surgeons in South Florida, presented at FIME its brand new app called “On My Way NOW.”

The app helps locate the nearest OrthoNOW center. It then sends a custom alert to the center, letting the doctors and staff know that a patient is en route, when they will arrive and why they are coming. The center is then ready to receive the patient and expedite their treatment by the orthopedic specialist on duty.

The app (free in iTunes and Google Play) also allows for a social media connection, in which users can look up services offered and more. Justin Irizarry, co-founder and CFO of OrthoNOW, led a workshop on disruptive healthcare-delivery model at FIME.

About the Author

Celia Sampol has been a journalist for more than 15 years. She worked in Brussels and Washington for national medias (Agence France Presse, Liberation, Europolitics). She's the editor-in-chief of NauticExpo e-magazine and MedicalExpo e-magazine.

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