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SendaRide Hires Dan Shivers as Chief Operating Officer

SendaRide Hires Dan Shivers as Chief Operating Officer

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK, UNITED STATES SendaRide, a leading concierge transportation solution for the healthcare industry, announces Dan Shivers as Chief Operating Officer. Read story About SendaRide: SendaRide is setting the standard in healthcare transportation.  SendaRide was developed specifically for the healthcare industry and is focused...
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SendaRide Announces Newest Advisory Board Member

SendaRide Announces Newest Advisory Board Member

Oklahoma City, OK  –  SendaRide, a leading non-emergency medical transportation solution for the healthcare industry, announces Effie Carlson as the newest member of their Advisory Board. For over 14 years, Carlson led healthcare teams across growth, operations, network contracting, sales, business development, and government/policy. Carlson...
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SendaRide NEMT SERVICE EXPANDS TO REACH MORE PATIENTS

SendaRide NEMT SERVICE EXPANDS TO REACH MORE PATIENTS

SendaRide, a door-to-door concierge non-emergency medical transportation service is launching its transportation service in the North Carolina and Florida areas. The total cost of missed healthcare appointments in the United States annually is an astonishing $150 billion. Not only is it costly, it is a...
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Hope PACE serves community seniors with SendaRide

Hope PACE serves community seniors with SendaRide

Hope PACE, the Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly, has expanded participants’ options for safe convenient rides to physician’s appointments, essential errands and Hope PACE Care Centers through a new partnership with SendaRide, a concierge non-emergency medical transportation service. Read story
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SendaRide Announces Newest Advisory Board Member

SendaRide Announces Newest Advisory Board Member

SendaRide, a leading concierge transportation and courier service for the healthcare industry announced Omar Nagji as the newest member of their Advisory Board. Omar, a thought leader in the healthcare mobility space, was previously the Head of Healthcare at Lyft, responsible for developing and overseeing...
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SendaRide Among the Highest in the NEMT Industry

SendaRide Among the Highest in the NEMT Industry

SendaRide’s non-emergency medical transportation service, rated among the highest in the industry, providing door-to-door concierge transportation to patients. SendaRide’s customer-centric platform allows ride requests to be fulfilled through its own highly vetted and trained driver network. The platform combines the ease of use with a...
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StarCare Specialty Health System Committed to Improving Health

StarCare Specialty Health System Committed to Improving Health

Lubbock Texas:  For more than 50 years, StarCare has provided specialty healthcare services that are driven by community partnerships.  So, when StarCare recently partnered with SendaRide, a non-emergency medical transportation service, it was a great match. The total cost of missed healthcare appointments in the...
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SendaRide wins Enabling Technology Leadership Award

SendaRide wins Enabling Technology Leadership Award

Frost & Sullivan finds SendaRide’s platform combines the ease of use of traditional ridehailing apps with the white glove level of care expected from top tier NEMT providers. As such, established players are forced to modernize and improve NEMT services, often by licensing or buying...
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Keeping Seniors Connected Through Transit

Keeping Seniors Connected Through Transit

Partnership amplifies commitment to improving the health of Central Oklahomans SendaRide Contact:  Laura Fleet                                                                      CEO and Co-Founder Email:  laura.fleet@sendaride.com Phone:  1-800-731-1885 EMBARK Contact: Michael Scroggins  Email: michael.scroggins@okc.gov Phone: O  (405) 297-2107  M  (405) 837-9510  Oklahoma City, OK – Mobility and connections are...
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Senior Transportation and Courier Service Coming to Austin Texas

Senior Transportation and Courier Service Coming to Austin Texas

SendaRide will partner with local organizations to help serve the Austin Community SendaRide Contact:  Laura Fleet                                                                      CEO and Co-Founder Email:  laura.fleet@sendaride.com Phone:  1-800-731-1885 AUSTIN, Texas – SendaRide will pilot their door-to-door transportation and courier service in Austin, TX, July 1, 2020. As...
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Compassion is What Drives SendaRide

Compassion is What Drives SendaRide

SendaRide Salutes Care Partners who went the extra mile during the snow storm Oklahoma City, OK – With record-breaking temperatures, snow and ice, SendaRide, an Oklahoma-based non-emergency medical transportation service, wasn’t sure what the past week would look like.  Luckily, for CEO, Laura Fleet, she...
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Booking Rides Without a Smartphone

Booking Rides Without a Smartphone

NEMT the lifeblood for sustainable healthcare For many Americans access to healthcare is a challenge.  For those who don’t have transportation, non-emergency medical transportation (NEMT) is a vital lifeline. “Research has shown that only 20 percent of health can be attributed to medical care, while...
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SendaRide 2020 Year At A Glance

SendaRide 2020 Year At A Glance

Can we finally wrap up 2020?  It has proven to be a challenging year for many businesses across the country – especially those in healthcare. SendaRide started the year strong with plans for growth, new partnerships and expansion into new cities.  In March, as the...
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Our December CPOTM

Our December CPOTM

“I enjoy being a care partner with SendaRide because it’s a rewarding job, just knowing that I am helping others. It’s more than just being a driver. It’s about caring, listening, getting to know my riders, and being able to make someone smile when they...
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SendaRide wins Enabling Technology Leadership Award

SendaRide wins Enabling Technology Leadership Award

Frost & Sullivan finds SendaRide’s platform combines the ease of use of traditional ridehailing apps with the white glove level of care expected from top tier NEMT providers. As such, established players are forced to modernize and improve NEMT services, often by licensing or buying...
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Our November CPOTM

Our November CPOTM

“I joined SendaRide to get me out of the house after retirement, but it turned into much more. I live over 1,000 miles from my elderly mom. If I can’t be close by to help her, I figured I can at least do my part...
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Transportation Challenges for the Elderly

Transportation Challenges for the Elderly

According to the National Aging and Disability Transportation Center, As the nation’s aging population continues to rise – with 1 in every 5 Americans expected to be 65+ by 2020 – the provision of safe and accessible transportation options remains a top concern of older adults, caregivers and...
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How to Choose The Right Transportation Partner

How to Choose The Right Transportation Partner

In previous blogs we have examined how Non-Emergent Medical Transportation can improve the health status of a community and serve as an effective tool to reduce health care costs. We also reviewed the concept of “transportation deserts” which exist in almost every community in the...
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Patient Transportation is a Smart Investment

Patient Transportation is a Smart Investment

Last month we introduced the concept of “Transportation Deserts.” This occurs in communities where transportation demand far exceeds supply. Nationally, in large cities, one in eight residents live in a transportation desert. As younger white-collar workers move back to cities and fewer millennials choose not...
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How Non-Emergency Medical Transportation Improves  the Health Status of any Community

How Non-Emergency Medical Transportation Improves the Health Status of any Community

Healthcare is an industry that loves “buzzwords” and if you study the evolution of today’s healthcare system you will definitely hear the term “Social Determinants.” Both providers and payors are realizing that improving the health status of any defined population takes more than focusing on...
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