Last year, Partners HealthCare announced a partnership with Circulation and Lyft to provide on-demand transportation for patients.

Transportation issues can be one of the top barriers to receiving care, for example, elderly patients who can no longer drive or patients who don’t have cars.

In a pilot of high-risk care management patients and end-stage renal disease patients, early signs indict that vulnerable patients are getting the care they need while reducing transportation and health care costs.

Read more on the Partners HealthCare Population Health Management website.