Zack Worsham

Doctors and nurses walking through corridor in hospital

How more nurses can operate at the top of their licenses

By Zack Worsham / February 11, 2020 / Comments Off on How more nurses can operate at the top of their licenses

Conventional wisdom: the right person performing the right job at the right time makes all the difference. However, in a busy clinical environment, this ideal can be an immense challenge. When nurses are short-staffed, regularly working overtime, and weighed down with a slew of menial, non-medical tasks, “operating at the top of your license” can […]

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Transportation RFP

How to write a transportation program RFP

By Zack Worsham / January 28, 2020 / Comments Off on How to write a transportation program RFP

Before you start creating an RFP or RFI for medical or non-medical transportation, the first thing you want to do is make sure you have the full picture of the challenge you’re trying to solve. Is your issue more significant than the problem that brought transportation to the top of your agenda? Ultimately, are you […]

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Medication Adherence and Transportation

By Zack Worsham / January 15, 2020 / Comments Off on Medication Adherence and Transportation

“Drugs don’t work in patients who don’t take them.”  – C. Everett Koop, MD, US Surgeon General, 1985 In healthcare, it’s becoming a widely realized fact that what happens outside of the hospital is just as important as receiving treatment inside of it. Likewise, transportation is becoming recognized as an indispensable piece of healthcare access. […]

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How transportation can help solve food insecurity

By Zack Worsham / November 26, 2019 / Comments Off on How transportation can help solve food insecurity

In one of America’s best food cities, many Philadelphians are living in areas with little or no access to groceries and fresh foods — areas dubbed “food deserts.” And while the hunger rate has decreased across the country, the national average hovers around 12%, and a report published last year stated that the number of […]

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Care coordinator scheduling transportation

Why Roundtrip Works With Providers and Plans

By Zack Worsham / November 22, 2019 / Comments Off on Why Roundtrip Works With Providers and Plans

Every day we launch all types of vehicles across 20+ states for many different patients going to various places. One of the most common misconceptions we receive at Roundtrip is that we allow patients to book rides for themselves. In 2017, we made the strategic decision to focus where we could create the most impact: […]

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Ensuring reliable transportation services in over 43 states

By Zack Worsham / November 7, 2019 / Comments Off on Ensuring reliable transportation services in over 43 states

Health systems, hospitals, and health plans all have a similar problem when it comes to NEMT within their organization: “how do I ensure our transportation network consistently shows up on time and offers a high-quality patient or member experience?” Whether it’s curb-to-curb, door-to-door, or door-through-door, Roundtrip’s platform presents you with reliable access to the full […]

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Sizing your patient transportation needs and how you can start solving them

By Zack Worsham / October 9, 2019 / Comments Off on Sizing your patient transportation needs and how you can start solving them

In a paper published by the AHA, there is a quote that says “health and well-being are inextricably linked to the social and economic conditions in which people live. Research has shown that only 20% of health can be attributed to medical care, while social and economic factors—like access to healthy food, housing status, educational […]

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How transportation can create a healthier world

By Zack Worsham / September 17, 2019 / Comments Off on How transportation can create a healthier world

The United States currently spends an estimated $3.5 trillion annually on healthcare (CMS), nearly twice the amount of other developed nations (Health System Tracker). The sad truth? Our health outcomes aren’t living up to their billing. This reality is chiefly because our healthcare system has yet to move beyond a “sick care” system where providers […]

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Roundtrip and Hitch Health Ink Partnership to Expand Patient Access, Regardless of Mobility

By Zack Worsham / August 21, 2019 / Comments Off on Roundtrip and Hitch Health Ink Partnership to Expand Patient Access, Regardless of Mobility

Roundtrip, the leading digital healthcare transportation marketplace, and Hitch Health, an innovative healthcare transportation technology company, are partnering to develop the most comprehensive healthcare transportation solution in the market. Both companies are committed to improving health outcomes through transportation and making coordination as seamless as possible. Together, Roundtrip and Hitch Health seek to relieve operational […]

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The Growing Need for Patient Navigators

By Zack Worsham / August 8, 2019 / Comments Off on The Growing Need for Patient Navigators

When you or someone you love is in the hospital, simply getting well is enough of a worry. The labyrinth of our healthcare system — managing insurance, scheduling appointments, and figuring out how to get to and from those appointments, etc. — can quickly become an excessive burden for patients and their loved ones. That […]

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