In July 2012, while on a business trip away from home, Scott Tooker woke up in the middle of the night with a light chest discomfort. When the discomfort turned into an extremely sharp pain, Tooker quickly realized this could be something more serious than what he initially thought. After an unsuccessful call to his hotel’s front-desk for directions to the closest hospital, he remembered having iTriage on his smartphone, one of the many healthcare apps that use open government data. It helped him reach the nearest hospital, where he was rushed to the emergency room and treated for experiencing…

Panayiotis Zaimis

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