by Agha Ahmed
The problem we solve: Healthcare recipients have restricted access to non-emergency health services, leading to missed appointments for purposes such as well visits, health screening, and vaccination. This causes worsened health conditions and health outcomes, leading to greater expenditures that would otherwise have been unnecessary.
About our solution: EasyRyde’s API for healthcare logistics helps reduce community barriers and increase access to healthcare for those who do not drive including the disabled, handicapped and elderly patient population. The API solution gives providers and hospital systems the ability to provides a predictable method of getting Passenger/Patient to and from their appointments. This ultimately helps control costs by minimizing avoidable/costly emergency room visits, improving service quality through timely interventions, and promote NEMT deliver.Progress to date:
How far along are you in the process of solving this challenge?
The EasyRyde’s API for healthcare logistics can integrate across all major EMRs/Practice Management Systems. The implementation of this API solution gives providers and hospital systems the ability to schedule rides (on-demand or in advance) on behalf of care recipients and patients.
Do you have a prototype, beta testers, first customers, partners?
We have a working prototype available. Our sales team is actively seeking qualified organizations to sign-up as beta testers/first customers.
How has the community responded to your project and approach?
Our social media campaign has resulted in creating brand awareness across the NEMT and Rideshare community. The solution has been viewed as a right step towards providing value-based care.
How much traction have you gotten already?
We have had a positive feedback from both NEMT and Healthcare Organizations on our proposed solution.
Creator: Agha Ahmed
Education: Georgetown University
Bio: A highly successful Executive with extensive IT SDLC experience focused on leading and managing strategic and complex programs/projects in a matrix and global environments for Fortune 500 companies in various industries.
Title: Managing Director, EasyRyde BU
Why Patients will like it:
Why Providers should use it:
Why Hospitals should use it:
It is estimated that 4 million Americans still miss appointments due to transportation each year, according to the Transportation Research Board.
Projected 3 Year Growth
We intend to achieve 40% market penetration within three years with gross margins at 65%. This will produce 10M in revenue in 2020 and will allow us to expand our platform to include additional products and services.
How We Will Make Money
Our Healthcare Logistics API is extremely useful for the four main stakeholders of healthcare innovation (Patients, Providers, Partners, and Institutions). We drive revenue generation for our API by directly charging for it through a licensing/subscription-based model.
About our Competition
While EasyRyde is a unique solution there is no reason others can not follow in our footsteps. We have a well-established lead in the marketplace and our API has been developed specifically for addressing the current Healthcare Logistics challenges.
Progress with Customers to date
Our sales pipeline consists of Healthcare institutions, Managed care organizations and EMT/NEMT providers
New Orleans and Our Company
Our goal is to connect the New Orleans leading local healthcare stakeholders with the best Healthcare logistics solution. Our API solution addresses the current challenges associated with transporting patients to and from appointments. These challenges are:
Q. “My team is too busy to participate in this pilot.”
EasyRyde provides a full-service patient and clinician program onboarding. Our team will screen and evaluate your patients directly and will lead participants through the use of our program.
Q. Does EasyRyde white label the application?
A Yes, EasyRyde has the capability to white label our software to match your company's branding, thus creating continuity for patient care.
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