Salinas, CA, December 5, 2013 - Salinas Valley Memorial Healthcare System is launching a free mobile application that allows people to take an active role in managing their health and wellness. The new SVMHS mobile app gives users easy-to-use interactive tools in the palm of their hand. Everything from finding a physician to activating a weight loss program is now just a finger tap away.
The SVMHS mobile app is the first of it’s kind in Monterey County. Features are designed to provide people with the resources they need to invigorate and support their wellness goals. The SVMHS mobile app can help families find a doctor, research a medical condition and receive medication alerts. The app offers a multitude of health trackers to monitor such things as weight, blood pressure, cholesterol, glucose and even migraine frequency - charting time, place, severity and triggers.
“People have busy lives and this technology can help them focus on their health goals,” says president/CEO Pete Delgado. “The SVMHS mobile app gives people the flexibility they want and tools they need to be an active partner in their health care.”
Implementing this mobile app is part of Salinas Valley Memorial’s overall goal to build healthy communities through increased patient participation. The interactive mobile application is available free of charge and allows people to personalize and monitor health information according to their specific needs.
The Salinas Valley Memorial app provides information on more than 2,000 diseases and conditions. Patients with chronic conditions such as diabetes, hypertension and heart disease can utilize the app’s health tracking features to help manage conditions day-to-day. The mobile app also expands access of some of the most popular features on the Salinas Valley Memorial Healthcare System website. The app’s Physician Finder allows users to search for a local doctor in any specialty and save the contact information along with maps, right to their phone.
Download your free SVMHS mobile app for iPhone and Android devices in the app store by searching Salinas Valley Memorial. Share how you are using the features to improve your health and wellness by posting comments on www.facebook.com/svmhs. Learn more at www.svmh.com/mobileapp