Healthcare IT News May 24, 2024
Andrea Fox

New partnerships with Mayo Clinic and Memorial Hermann Health Systems will bring Zipline’s autonomous home-delivery service to Houston, Jacksonville and Rochester, Minnesota.

Zipline, the drone delivery and logistics company, announced this week its new partnership with Mayo Clinic’s hospital-at-home program that’s designed to deliver medications and other home-based care needs.

Texas-based Memorial Hermann Health System will also work with the autonomous delivery and logistics company to integrate drone-based transport for specialty prescriptions and medical supplies directly to patient homes in the Houston area beginning in 2026, the health system said.

WHY IT MATTERS

Drone delivery of prescriptions may help hasten the goals of healthcare systems and providers that seek to meet patients where they are.

While 65% of patients who...

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Topics: Drones, Home, Partnerships, Patient / Consumer, Pharma, Pharma / Biotech, Provider, Technology, Trends
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