One Call Announces Expansion of RelayRIDE Program to Veteran Organizations
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (June 6, 2019) – One Call, the nation’s leading provider of specialized healthcare solutions for the workers’ compensation industry, today announced the successful implementation of its ride-sharing service, RelayRIDESM, with Patriot Services Group, a Florida-based non-profit that helps homeless veterans and their families nationwide obtain affordable housing, transportation and other supportive services.
RelayRIDESM uses proprietary technology that automatically assigns sedan transportation referrals through the ridesharing platform Lyft. Through this technology, veterans will be able to request free and independent transportation to and from medical appointments, employment and educational opportunities, and other necessary trips.
“One Call’s commitment will improve the quality of life for our veterans who are seeking independence and normalcy,” said Ralph Santillo, co-founder of Patriot Services Group and army veteran. “We’re honored they’ve provided this vital transportation to help men and women who have served their country get back on their feet.”
The partnership with Patriot Services Group opens the door to offering RelayRIDESM – a transportation program originally developed for the worker’s compensation industry to help injured workers get to and from medical appointments – to other veteran organizations, and beyond.
“We’re primed to take this technology to other sectors,” said Joe McCullough, senior vice president of product management for One Call. “From veterans to the elderly, we have many examples of how RelayRIDESM is helping people regain health, independence, employment, and best of all, a quality life.”
About Patriot Services Group
A Florida-based nonprofit formed in 2009 in Cape Coral, Florida, Patriot Services Group works to bring effective, efficient and realistic housing and transportation solutions to Veterans and their families. By providing safe, affordable housing and independent transportation services to-and-from critical services like VA medical clinics, the nearest hypermarket and even job interviews, we alleviate these far too common “barriers to success,” consequently empowering the Veteran, their family and local service providers. To find out more or get involved, visit us at patriotservices.org.
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One Call, Director, Marketing & Communications