Uber chief executive Dara Khosrowshahi says the rideshare and delivery technology giant is quickly bringing its “omni channel” strategy and “everything on demand” to the healthcare industry.
In an interview Thursday at the 2021 Forbes Healthcare Summit, Khosrowshahi said Uber has been working “behind the scenes” for the last five years “building out the tool sets” and capabilities to help improve the healthcare experience of patients. Uber has expanded its relationships with health insurers, healthcare provider systems and companies that work with drugstore chains on prescription delivery.
“Healthcare has to go omnichannel,” Khosrowshahi said. “Essentially our mission is to help people go anywhere and get anything. We can help people and systems essentially architect themselves so patients can go to get help.”
Take Uber’s partnership with health insurer Centene, for example, which screens its Medicaid health plan members who have issues gaining access to healthcare providers. Centene can enroll these patients into programs that have the care “pathway needed for patient care to be leveraged through Uber,” Khosrowshahi said.
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