08.24.2018

Health systems find new ways to get patients to appointments

Health systems lose money when patients do not show up for appointments because they lack transportation, so providers are coordinating with transportation companies to fill that gap. CareMore Health System's partnership with Lyft to provide rides for Medicare patients reduced transportation costs and patient wait times, and the ride service has pledged to reduce missed doctor's appointments at partner systems 50% by 2020.

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