Ford GoRide Services Now Offered for Detroit Medical Center Facilities
Ford Motor Company is partnering with the Detroit Medical Center to offer its GoRide non-emergency medical transportation services to patients at eight medical facilities in Michigan.
GoRide provides the means for patients to make it to their medical appointments safely and in a timely matter. It includes bedside-to-beside transportation services as well as wheelchair services on demand.
DMC facilities benefitting from GoRide moving forward include Children’s Hospital of Michigan, Detroit Receiving Hospital, DMC Heart Hospital, Harper University Hospital, Huron Valley-Sinai Hospital, Hutzel Women’s Hospital, the Rehabilitation Institute of Michigan, and Sinai-Grace Hospital.
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“Helping patients with mobility issues or no access to transportation make it to their medical appointments on time and in a safe and comfortable manner is a key part of delivering on our DMC mission,” said DMC Chief Strategy Officer Joel Keiper. “This collaboration with Ford GoRide is one example of how we work to address the needs of our community members and collaborate to provide beneficial solutions that improve the patient experience.”
GoRide drivers are trained in everything from passenger assistance and sensitivity to CPR and patient rights to ensure that the needs of all patients are adequately met. The program boasts a 97 percent on-time pickup and delivery average, making it one of the most reliable means of transportation for patients in the region. A Ford GoRide Transit can be booked over the phone or online at https://www.goride.com/health/.