CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) - Uber has introduced a new service to help patients make doctor appointments.
More than 3.5 million Americans miss doctor appointments because they don't have reliable transportation, according to a news release from Uber.
Uber Health is a service that allows healthcare professionals to order rides for people going to and from appointments.
Rides can be scheduled a month in advance, they can also be scheduled a couple hours in advance.
People won't need Uber on their smartphone, the Uber Health service can be used through a text message.
The company has been working with more than 100 healthcare organizations in the United States to help patients make appointments on time.