Vinay Nagaraj

Vinay is a Fellow with Venture for America, a program for recent graduates who are passionate about making an impact at a startup and pursuing a career in entrepreneurship. His interests lie in leveraging the power of human-centered design and technology to better the healthcare system. Read More Prior to joining RoundTrip, Vinay was a student at Duke University, where he obtained a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering and a Master’s degree in Biomedical Engineering. He has an international upbringing, having been born in Mysore, India before attending high school in Shanghai, China. In his spare time, he loves to play basketball, travel to new places, and spend time with friends and family. Read More

Accelerating change for health equity across our communities

By Vinay Nagaraj / March 1, 2019 / 0 Comments

As the conversation around social determinants of health (SDOH) continues to grow in healthcare, health equity has become more and more of a hot topic. Healthy People 2020 simply defines health equity as the “attainment of the highest level of health for all people.” The principles of health equity support that everyone deserves a fair chance to […]

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Saint Peter’s Healthcare System Partners with Roundtrip

By Vinay Nagaraj / January 7, 2019 / 0 Comments

For Immediate ReleaseJanuary 7, 2019 Contact:        Michelle Lazzarotti, 732-745-8528, mlazzarotti@saintpetersuh.comEdna Arguello-Hitchner, 732-745-8528, earguello@saintpetersuh.comSusanna Arntz, 973-223-2153, NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ: Saint Peter’s Healthcare System has partnered with RoundTrip to offer on-demand and pre-scheduled rides to select patients for non-emergent medical appointments. This includes rideshare, through RoundTrip’s partnership with Lyft, medical sedans, and wheelchair/ stretcher vehicles. […]

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2018: A Year in Review

By Vinay Nagaraj / January 1, 2019 / 0 Comments

As 2019 approaches, we wanted to reflect on what a year 2018 has been.Lots of change, growth, lessons learned and successes.Cheers to the new year and keeping things moving forward! Growth RoundTrip closing out the year with 287,689 miles completed (and counting). While the majority of our legacy clients remain in the Mid-Atlantic, we’ve expanded […]

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Roundtrip Catalyzes Ride Bookings, Improves Efficiencies for New Partner: Aurora Behavioral Health

By Vinay Nagaraj / December 3, 2018 / 0 Comments

December 3, 2018 (Philadelphia, PA) – Roundtrip, a software company providing on-demand trip scheduling and monitoring services for healthcare providers, and Aurora Behavioral Health Care (“Aurora”), Arizona’s largest free-standing psychiatric hospital system, released the results of their ongoing pilot: the hospital system nearly doubled usage in the first two months with the platform. Aurora will […]

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Roundtrip and Partner

By Vinay Nagaraj / November 27, 2018 / 0 Comments

New partnership allows family and friends to gift rides to loved ones in need, regardless of distance PHILADELPHIA, Pa. and GAITHERSBURG, Md. – November 19, 2018 – Healthcare transportation company Roundtrip and care organization platform today announced a partnership that allows family and friends to easily organize and gift all levels of medical transportation, […]

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Addressing transportation needs with the help of Roundtrip

By Vinay Nagaraj / November 15, 2018 / 0 Comments

Originally Posted by Camden Coalition There’s growing recognition that non-medical factors, such as housing, safety, access to food, and transportation, have a significant impact on medical outcomes. Providers must collaborate with partners outside of the clinical setting to improve the health and wellbeing of people with complex health and social needs. The Camden Coalition’s recent collaboration […]

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Roundtrip to roll out ridesharing program at NIH

By Vinay Nagaraj / November 9, 2018 / 0 Comments

November 9, 2018 It is with great enthusiasm that Roundtrip announces it will provide services to the National Institutes of Health Clinical Center, the largest research hospital in America. Roundtrip will be implementing its secure software platform for hospital staff to access rideshare through Roundtrip’s nationwide partnership with Lyft. The goal of this service is […]

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Roundtrip presents at the Health Care of Tomorrow Event

By Vinay Nagaraj / October 23, 2018 / 0 Comments

Today, Tuesday, October 23, 2018, the Chamber of Commerce for Greater Philadelphia hosted a program called Health Care of Tomorrow: Transforming the Consumer Experience. The event was hosted at Quorum at the Science Center. Attendees learned how the health care sector is currently undergoing a consumer revolution and how recognizing the importance of the associated […]

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Driving Change in Mental Health with Mind Peace Clinics

By Vinay Nagaraj / July 24, 2018 / 0 Comments

Mind Peace Clinics and Roundtrip have partnered to solve transportation needs for patients undergoing ketamine infusions for the treatment of depression, PTSD, anxiety, and chronic pain syndromes. Recently opening their doors in Arlington and Richmond, VA, Mind Peace Clinics provide ketamine infusions for patients with severe, treatment-resistant depression, bipolar depression, PTSD, and major depressive disorder. […]

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Treating causes, not symptoms: Understanding social determinants of health (SDOH)

By Vinay Nagaraj / July 9, 2018 / 0 Comments

When it comes to our well-being, it is easy to assume that the quality of our medical care plays the most significant role. Research says otherwise. In fact, clinical care has been shown to account for only 20% of our health. The staggering 80% that remains is accounted for by social and economic factors including […]

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