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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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SendaRide Hires Brandy Bailey as Director of Strategic Growth

SendaRide Hires Brandy Bailey as Director of Strategic Growth

Oklahoma City, OK  –  Brandy Bailey joins the SendaRide team as the Director of Strategic Growth.  SendaRide provides customized, door-to-door transportation for the healthcare industry. Bailey who has a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Northeastern State University and a master’s degree in gerontology from...
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SendaRide Hires Brittney Tree as Regional Sales Account Manager

SendaRide Hires Brittney Tree as Regional Sales Account Manager

Dallas/Ft. Worth, TX  –  Brittney Tree joins SendaRide as the Dallas / Fort Worth Regional Sales Account Manager providing customized, concierge transportation for the healthcare industry. Tree brings with her over six (6) years of transportation experience helping the most vulnerable in the DFW community...
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OKLAHOMA VENTURE FORUM ANNOUNCES 2020 BUSINESS AWARD WINNERS

OKLAHOMA VENTURE FORUM ANNOUNCES 2020 BUSINESS AWARD WINNERS

Che’ Loessberg 405-410-6259 che@ovf.org OKLAHOMA CITY (May 19, 2020) – Oklahoma Venture Forum hosted the 16th annual awards event online this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The event was a great success featuring an interactive keynote presentation by Scott Klososky. The Oklahoma Venture Forum...
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Local Ride Share Service Adapts During Coronavirus Pandemic

Local Ride Share Service Adapts During Coronavirus Pandemic

An Oklahoma-based ride share company is expanding its business model to help during the pandemic. SendaRide offers special care and transportation services for medical appointments and senior citizens. In reaction to the COVID-19 outbreak, the company is taking extra precautions to keep customers safe. “We...
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Laura Fleet of SendaRide

Laura Fleet of SendaRide

An exclusive Tech Tribune Q&A with Laura Fleet, the co-founder and CEO of SendaRide, which was honored in our: 2020 Best Tech Startups in Oklahoma 2020 Best Tech Startups in Oklahoma City 2019 Best Tech Startups in Oklahoma Tell us the origin story of SendaRide – what...
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DIALYSIS TREATMENTS Transportation is Crucial

DIALYSIS TREATMENTS Transportation is Crucial

End-stage renal disease (ESRD) is a major health issue and affects almost 750,000 people per year in the United States. Treatment options for patients with ESRD currently are transplantation and dialysis. Dialysis is a treatment that keeps your body in balance.  It removes waste, salt and...
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OKC-based SendaRide expands beyond Oklahoma

OKC-based SendaRide expands beyond Oklahoma

Successful startups are all about vision and passion and great ideas. They are also about attaining metrics that lead to positive cash flow and attract investment. When it comes to metrics, the customer growth story from SendaRide, a young Oklahoma company that provides customized, concierge,...
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Community Partnership Program

Community Partnership Program

Give Back What You Are Good At CEO - Laura Fleet created SendaRide out of a need, a need she had after back surgery to find quality door-to-door transportation helping her navigate from her house to her medical appointments - arriving safely and on time. Now...
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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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A New Cure for Non-Emergency Medical Transportation

A New Cure for Non-Emergency Medical Transportation

I heard an interesting comment the other day “you can provide the best care in the world, but it does no good if you can’t get to it”. After doing some research, I found out just how significant of an issue that lack of medical...
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