St. Christopher’s Hospital Releases Phone App So Parents Can Access Information

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Need local medical information? Now there’s an app for that.

St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children now has a smartphone app to help parents navigate the system.

Carolyn Jackson is the hospital’s CEO and says it puts a lot of information at your fingertips.

“It tells you emergency department wait time. We also have maps and directions. There is a list of frequently called hospital numbers, you can put in your health data, allergies, emergency contacts etc. There’s also a first aid guide, healthy library, and physician finder,” she said.

It’s a free download, and Jackson says it’s available for all phones expect Blackberrys, but they will be added soon.

You can download the app at

Reported by Lynne Adkins, KYW Newsradio 1060

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