The relationship enhances patient transportation options for Ride Health customers and will grow as the company expands to all states by Q3 2020.
Ride Health’s platform will expand to include Uber Health as an option in its network of non-emergency transportation services.
Uber Health will continue operating independently in all markets.
Ride Health plans to expand from 30 to all 50 states later this year.
The road to healthcare appointments just became less congested as two key players in the health transportation business have devised a ride-sharing strategy of their own. Ride Health has formed a partnership with Uber Health as one of its vendors to provide services in 30 states where Ride Health already operates.
Ride Health contracts directly with health systems, health plans, hospitals, and healthcare organizations to provide a variety of non-emergency transportation services and vehicles to get patients to and from appointments, Imran Cronk, CEO, and founder of Ride Health, tells HealthLeaders.
Ride Health’s web-based, mobile-enabled platform coordinates access to a variety of ride options including wheelchair-accessible vehicles (WAV), ambulances, public transit, and taxis. Uber Health will now operate as an additional provider in all markets where Ride Health is active, says Cronk. Uber Health will continue to operate independently in these markets.