Healthcare provider Ascension has announced a partnership with ridesharing giant Lyft, according to a press release on December 20. This agreement seeks to provide rides to patients for non-emergency purposes.
Ascension announced that transportation would be available to and from “many” of its 2,500 sites nationwide. Anthony R. Tersigni, President and CEO of Ascension, said
“Many of the patients we serve across the country, especially those living in poverty and struggling the most, rely on public transportation, which can be inconvenient in terms of schedules and pickup and drop-off points. Some patients may need a ride just once or twice a year, but some individuals with chronic conditions have to travel frequently to one of our care sites. By partnering with Lyft, we can offer our patients a convenient, reliable and affordable form of transportation.”
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