Uber drives into healthcare with Uber Health service — 6 highlights

Written by Megan Wood | March 02, 2018 | Print  |

Uber unveiled Uber Health to help patients make their appointments.

Here are six highlights:


1. Uber partnered with healthcare organizations to create a "reliable, comfortable transportation" for patients.


2. Healthcare providers can order rides for patients via the dashboard.


3. Additionally, the company introduced Uber Health API, which allows integrations into current healthcare products.


4. With Uber Health, users don't need to have the Uber app or a smartphone. Instead, the rides are ordered through text message.


5. Uber collaborated with HIPAA compliance company Clearwater Compliance to ensure the technology met HIPAA standards.


6. More than 100 healthcare organizations are currently using Uber Health as a part of the beta program.


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