Fierce Healthcare May 13, 2022
Silicon Valley startup NowRx is teaming up with Hyundai Motor Group for a pilot project testing last-mile medication delivery, with an eye toward testing autonomous vehicles down the road.
NowRx, a digital pharmacy that offers same-day and same-hour prescription medication delivery as well as telehealth services, plans to roll out the pilot project later this year, serving two micro-fulfillment centers in the Los Angeles area.
The pilot includes aspects of automated dispatch, fleet management and other last-mile optimization technologies.
“Autonomous vehicles are part of our long-term strategic vision for NowRx to further reduce delivery costs at scale,” said Cary Breese, CEO and co-founder of NowRx, in a statement. “We can’t imagine a better company to work with than...