A Free Ride With Lyft Didn't Reduce Skipped Medical Appointments
Transportation problems routinely stymie people when it comes to keeping medical appointments. According to a 2006 study, 3.6 million people miss doctor visits every year because they have trouble getting to the clinic or office. But does removing some transportation barriers enable patients to keep their appointments? Researchers from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania recently conducted a study to learn just that.