Doctors Need Patients To Keep Their Appointments. Uber And Lyft Want To Help Make That Happen

June 9, 2018

Doctors Need Patients To Keep Their Appointments. Uber And Lyft Want To Help Make That Happen

CNBC (6/9)

        Washington Post reports that Lyft and rival Uber are “carving out a niche in the nonemergency medical transportation market, attempting to address the need for adequate transportation to medical appointments.” The article cites a 2006 National Institutes of Health study which reported that about 3.6 million Americans miss at least one medical appointment or delay medical care annually due to a lack of reliable transportation.


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