Due to increasing number of people with chronic conditions, there is increased demand of Non-emergency medical transportation (NEMT) to provide services to patients who have medical appointments, return trips from emergency room visits, and transfer service between hospitals when transportation is not accessible difficulties getting to and from medical appointments, social services, or behavioral health services because they are unable to access transportation on their own.
NEMT services are prioritized for medical and non-emergent care. The recipients of Medicaid, low-income citizens, physically challenged, senior citizens, etc. rely on non-emergent medical transportation in order to access healthcare services.
The need for non-emergency medical transportation is rising with increase in senior population as older people are projected to outnumber children for the first time in U.S. history.
Digitally integrated NEMT services reduce barriers to healthcare transportation. NEMT dispatch software solution rigorously focuses on all levels of operational care and provides reliable transportation services.
NEMT software is a HIPAA complaint software which provides key features such as personalized experience, GPS-enabled Tracking and other management functions such as trip management capabilities, routing, monitoring, scalable solutions, real time data protection, etc. The software assists transport providers to schedule patient transportation requests in accordance with patient needs. Drivers get acquainted with real time patient transportation requests with seamless navigation of pick-up and drop requests.
Due to increase in overall population The need for medical transportation providers (wheelchair vans, non-emergency ambulances) and the technology to efficiently coordinate rides for patients is estimated to grow at a rate of 6.5% per year for the next 5 years, based on recent industry reports. The surge in the total revenue of global healthcare transportation certainly indicates the expansion of the industry.
At smartData, the healthcare domain is involved in developing multiple NEMT based projects which reduce barriers to healthcare transportation.