July 24, 2018
Rideshare services have been making their name in the non-emergency medical transport (NEMT) industry, and it seems as if the partnerships health organizations are making with these companies are paying off.
This week, NEMT technology company Hitch Health and Lyft announced the results of a year-long pilot partnership that suggest the joint service was responsible for a 27 percent reduction in...
July 3, 2018
Clinical research software company Elligo Health Research has entered a partnership with HealthiVibe, a company that collects patient insights in order to improve clinical trials. As part of the new deal Elligo will be able to offer HealthiVibe’s platform HealthiPerspectives, which collects patients' feedback about clinical trials and gathers patient data.
“Partnering with Elligo enables us to...
May 23, 2018
Buoy Health, an online platform that uses an AI chatbot as a gateway into healthcare treatment, has teamed up with Circulation, a technology startup that helps connect patients in need of medical transport with rides from Lyft, Uber, and other specialized options like wheelchair vans and non-emergency ambulances.
The two Boston-based companies will integrate their platforms with the goal of...
March 19, 2018
Anyone paying attention to population health management knows that it demands close attention be paid to crucial socioeconomic and environmental factors. It's why Epic is focused on incorporating data on food access and even loneliness in its "comprehensive health record." It's why Allscripts is partnering with Lyft to make it easier for patients to get access to care. It's why HIEs are...
March 14, 2018
Virginia Hospital Center, a 394-bed nonprofit hospital in the Washington, DC area, is implementing the Spok Care Connect platform for hospital communication. The organization is planning a hospital-wide rollout of the smartphone-based secure messaging platform.
“Two years ago, we decided to invest in a new EHR and now, interoperability is a top priority for us,” Michael Mistretta, vice president...
March 9, 2018
Predictive analytics platform Clew Medical has recently announced its partnership with WakeMed for its clinical trials in the eICU to detect patient deterioration in realtime. Clew uses machine learning algorithms and customized physiological models to help clinicians make decisions with actionable clinical, operational and financial insights. The company’s AI system will give WakeMed access to...
February 26, 2018
Pillo Health has announced a deal with AI and voice assistant company Orbita to power the former’s in-home medication adherence robot. The partnership will allow the Pillo platform, set to debut at HIMSS 2018, to better assist users with complex therapy regimens and encourage adherence.
“Combining voice-first technology with algorithms and architecture dedicated to healthcare is critical to...
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...
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...
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...