Lyft, Allscripts Join Forces to Provide Health Care Transportation A new partnership between ride-hailing service Lyft and healthcare information technology firm Allscripts (NASDAQ: MDRX) could result in less lower-income patients missing doctor’s appointments due to lack of transportation. Under the new partnership, clinicians will be able order non-emergency Lyft rides for their patients using Allscript’s electronic health record (EHR) platform, […]
After a decade of whispers, trials, pilots and promise, virtual reality now seems on the precipice of a boom in senior housing and senior care settings.
The impending wave of baby boomers into the senior population will bring more than just massive numbers of potential residents. This isn’t merely a question of bulk. It’s a question of breadth, with a wider range of seniors becoming inherently trickier to serve.
Health care costs for seniors are soaring, health levels are plateauing and experts across the care continuum are searching for fixes to both. The answer could be found by going back to the basics in medical care.