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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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Startup businesses in the Richmond region are getting investments here but gaps mean they must look elsewhere for funding

For startup companies, the quest for money to transform an idea into a business, and then build it ...
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Healthcare Disruption: Is ‘Uberization’ of Hospital Transportation a Good or Bad Thing?

Disruptive innovation had begun to drift into the healthcare transportation market. With their new healthcare marketing push, ride-hailing ...
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Roundtrip sees new ways to grow as CMS opens door to NEMT for Medicare Advantage members

A number of healthcare startups have seen an opportunity to make the Non Emergency Medical Transportation program for ...
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On-demand medical transport startup RoundTrip closes $1.9 million seed round

More news from the realLIST ’18 cohort: NoLibs-based RoundTrip, a startup using tech to connect patients with medical transportation options, ...
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How Philly start-up RoundTrip helps ease a huge health problem: Getting a ride to the doctor

In health care, innovation has transformed so much that was once a painful, protracted experience. Brain surgery can ...
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