Lyft

By Laura Lovett December 5, 2017
Boston-based health transportation company Circulation has announced a partnership with Lyft that would allow its customers to use the ride-sharing service.  “We are pretty passionate about building out a full transportation network that will have many ride option in it,” Robin Heffernan, CEO and cofounder of Circulation, told MobiHealthNews.  Circulation's decision to collaborate was partially...
By Susan Morse November 30, 2017
A six-month medical transportation collaboration between Cigna-HealthSpring and Lyft has resulted in 14,500 free rides and more than 90 percent member satisfaction rate. Lyft has been transporting Cigna-HealthSpring Medicare Advantage members to doctor's appointments and the pharmacy in seven states and the District of Columbia since May. The move is to ensure at-risk members can keep their...
By Bill Siwicki August 30, 2017
Sutter Physician Services is now enabling patients to catch a lift – from Lyft. The healthcare management and administrative services company is collaborating with the ride-hailing service to get patients to non-emergent healthcare appointments.  In so doing, Sutter joins other healthcare organizations such as LogistiCare as well as hospitals including MedStar and Hackensack University Medical...
By Heather Mack May 12, 2017
Virtual medical assistant company Sensely is collaborating with the Mayo Clinic to ascertain how to leverage patient engagement and chronic disease monitoring technology. The partnership will blend the Mayo Clinic’s triage algorithms and clinical expertise with Sensely’s patient engagement platform in hopes of assessing and predicting which resources can be best used at the right time to help...
By Heather Mack May 10, 2017
From cost and coverage to time and convenience, there are many factors that can hinder healthcare access. And for an estimated 3.6 million Americans, the main obstacle in getting to their medical appointments involves an engine and a set of wheels. In effort to reduce the number of missed or delayed doctor’s appointments that are attributed to a lack of dependable transportation options, Blue...
By Heather Mack February 10, 2017
Yale New Haven Hospital has tapped Reflexion Health for its virtual physical therapy platform as part of a new program aimed at helping patients recover from joint replacement surgery. Patients at Yale’s Center for Musculoskeletal Care will use Reflexion’s Virtual Exercise Rehabilitation Assistant (VERA) platform, which offers patients a home-based rehabilitation experience. The platform will be...
February 10, 2017
Lyft and LogistiCare, a non-emergency medical transportation manager, announced a three-year partnership to help private, government-assisted and elderly riders make it to their healthcare appointments and programs, especially those who need short-notice trips. The companies will collaborate in 31 of LogistiCare's states and 276 cities, according to officials. LogistiCare manages more than 69...
By Jonah Comstock September 20, 2016
If you were to make a list of companies you'd expect to see at a clinical trial-focused health technology conference like DPharm Disruptive Innovation US, you probably wouldn't include ridesharing companies Uber and Lyft. But they were both in attendance in Boston today, presenting remarkably similar visions for using their software platforms to solve transportation problems in healthcare. "Why...
By Brian Dolan April 20, 2016
Baltimore, Maryland-based Everseat, which offers an app and website that helps patients schedule doctor's appointments, inked a deal with rideshare company Lyft to help people get to their doctor's appointments. After booking an appointment through the Everseat app, users will now be able to add a ride using Lyft or Lyft Plus, which offers larger vehicles, right from the Everseat app. Within the...