Over the last year, Uber Health has made several moves in healthcare. Recently, the company appointed Caitlin Donovan as the new general manager and head of its health business.
- Growing division: Uber has tapped Caitlin Donovan to lead its growing healthcare arm as the company looks to expand and grab a bigger share of the market. Donovan joined Uber from MyOrthos, an Orthodontic Services Organization, where she served as chief operating officer.
- Experienced hand: Donovan brings to the table experience in non-emergency medical transportation business as she served as executive vice president of operations at LogistiCare, the nation’s largest manager of NEMT programs for state governments and managed care organizations.
- Health IT background: Donovan has a background in health IT, having served as vice president of operations at CareCentrix. While working for the health tech home care company, she specialized in-home health and post-acute care projects.
- 1,000+ healthcare partners :She is stepping into a role first helmed by Dan Trigub, who led Uber Health from 2018 until September 2020, when he left to start an at-home care company. In the two years that Trigub led Uber Health, the healthcare business grew 300%. It now partners with more than 1,000 healthcare organizations to provide medical transportation.
- Successful collaborations: Uber Health also collaborated with startups like Grand Rounds, which expanded its reach to employees at big, self-insured companies like Walmart and Comcast. Recently, Uber Health inked a partnership with NimbleRx to offer online prescription ordering and drug delivery direct to consumers in Seattle, Dallas, Austin, Houston, and New York City.