Considered a historic day in the blockchain industry, today the healthcare startup Solve.care partners with Lyft (a ride-sharing giant). Now patients can request rides through the Care.wallet and use the SOLVE tokens to pay for the ride.
This ability to pay for the rides with SOLVE brings real value to patients, doctors, employers, insurers, and government agencies while improving access, better coordination, and lower cost of healthcare.
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Solve.Care, a global healthcare IT company that’s developed a blockchain platform for coordination, administration, and payments of healthcare, today announced the integration with Lyft, whose mission is to improve people’s lives with the world’s best transportation. The integrated solution will empower Solve.Care wallet holders with greater access and control over healthcare related transportation.
Care.Wallet users will be able schedule their own Lyft rides to doctors’ offices, hospitals, and pharmacies, with the ability to plug in desired arrival times.
Additionally, patients can automatically pay for the ride with their Care.Wallet and share ride costs with their family members, employers, insurers and others. The collaboration also allows for coordination between patient, provider and family members, regarding assistance, arrival, cost and schedule adjustments.
“Solve.Care is continuously working to offer better access to medical care. By partnering with Lyft, our platform will provide a more efficient and seamless experience for patients and enable payers, employers, and other agencies to improve patient satisfaction through timely access to care, reduced wait times, and simpler cost-sharing and access to transportation subsidies,” said Pradeep Goel, CEO of Solve.Care.
Solve.Care platform uses Blockchain as the underlying distributed ledger to completely change the way coordination of care, benefit administration and real-time payments are accomplished in healthcare.
The innovative use of Blockchain by the Solve.Care platform allows for configuration of patient centric care administration networks that allow participation based on disease conditions, economic and social needs, employment, and other eligibility criteria.
Solve.Care has brought a highly innovative healthcare administration and care coordination platform to the market. Solve.Care platform uses blockchain technology as the underlying distributed ledger for coordinating care, benefits and payments between patient, doctor, pharmacy, laboratory, employer, insurer, and all other parties.
Employers can use the platform to administer benefits, reduce costs, and reward their employees. Physicians and hospitals can issue prescriptions, manage appointments, and coordinate with a specialist. Insurers can coordinate benefits, make timely and accurate payments and reduce administrative friction and overall cost.
Care.Wallet™ application is available for download in 80+ countries on App Store and Google Play.