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The Driver Will See You Now:
NJ Monthly Top Doctors Issue

November 12, 2018

Mark Switaj likes overcoming obstacles. The Holmdel native, a veteran of several health-care companies, recognized a problem getting patients—especially aging and low-income patients—to their frequent medical appointments. Existing services for those physically or financially incapable of driving themselves tended to be unreliable, turning would-be patients into no-shows. Inspired by the rise in ride-sharing services like…

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New app makes getting to and from doctors appointments easier

October 8, 2018

PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) — A new start-up in Philadelphia is helping people get to and from medical appointments without the added stress. Many times when you have a medical appointment, that means you may have to leave early, battle traffic and search for parking or walk to take public transportation. It can be a hassle and…

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The Inquirer’s 2018 Stellar StartUps winners named at gala

September 14, 2018

A man with a cooking passion since childhood. High school friends who bonded over a chemistry project. A former EMT whose on-the-ground experience triggered a desire to figure out a better way to get patients to medical appointments. They are among the Inquirer’s 2018 Stellar StartUps winners. From nearly 100 contenders, winners in nine categories…

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Medicaid waivers put transport benefits on chopping block

September 10, 2018

Non-emergency medical transportation services are in for a turbulent ride in states seeking to use waivers under the Affordable Care Act to trim Medicaid rolls and available benefits. The Trump administration is urging states to consider Medicaid waivers to cut costs by imposing work requirements that could throw recipients off the state-federal insurance program. That’s…

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Companies Respond to an Urgent Health Care Need: Transportation

As America’s baby boomers are hitting 65 at a rate of 10,000 a day, and healthier lifestyles are ...
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How providers are working to stem missed appointments

Health systems have found mixed results with products that aim to get patients to their appointments. Patient no-shows ...
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Lyft, Hitch Health, Roundtrip deals bearing fruit for systems seeking non-emergency medical transport

Rideshare services have been making their name in the non-emergency medical transport (NEMT) industry, and it seems as ...
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Strong Suit Podcast 229: Who Said Startups Don’t Save Lives?

Listen Now: https://www.rideroundtrip.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/Strong_Suit_Podcast_Episode_229.mp3   After working in the medical transportation field for 10 years, Mark Switaj saw a ...
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Healthcare Transportation ‘Disrupters’ Make Big Drive in New Jersey

New high-tech services pledge to construct easier ways for patients to get to and from medical appointments A ...
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