In moments of medical necessity, especially for those who require non-emergency medical transportation, the comfort and safety of stretcher transport can make all the difference.
1 in 4 (or 26%) adults in the United States have some type of disability. For business owners and institution heads, this is a significant market or population to ignore.
Phoenix is known for accessible and ADA-compliant attractions and accommodations. But with the high demand and other contributory factors, it can sometimes be tough to get to doctor’s appointments and other medical transportation needs.
The disabled community needs handicap accessible ride services when a taxi cannot cater to their manual/motorized wheelchairs or stretchers. The freedom to go anywhere you please, whenever you please is one that is greatly appreciated by those that are utilizing assistive mobility devices and cannot drive themselves.
According to The Arizona Developmental Disabilities Planning Council (ADDPC), 11.2% of the population in Maricopa County and 15.3% of Pima County are living with a disability (2019). This community needs resources that help with daily life, like transportation services from HealthLift. HealthLift NEMT of Arizona is a wheelchair friendly ride service that allows people with disabilities to get where they need to go, when they need to be there.
With how risky the world has become due to the pandemic, it’s important for the most vulnerable in society to stay safe and protected. Hospital visits often leave increased opportunities for exposure, so choosing reliable, fully sanitized transportation is important.