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Could NEMT’s pivot to the commercial sector be a wrong turn?

In recent weeks, Uber has ratcheted up its commercial ties in the non-emergency medical transportation market, giving transportation companies and analysts alike pause. The ride-hailing giant announced three partnerships in the healthcare industry in just seven days, linking with care coordination company Carisk, health coaching platform Pack Health, and venture capital-backed health tech start-up Grand… Read More »

Shorter waits for new patients at VA than in private sector, U.S. study finds

(Reuters Health) – In many cases, veterans get a first appointment at VA hospitals quicker than the general public gets first appointments with health care providers, government researchers report. The researchers, all from the VA, compared wait times there for new patients to those for new patients in the private sector as determined by an… Read More »