Uber is teaming up with ScriptDrop to enable customers across 37 U.S. states to request on-demand prescription delivery.
Pharmacies that have partnered with ScriptDrop will be able to leverage Uber’s delivery service to facilitate faster prescription delivery to their customers. The partnership comes at a time when consumers increasingly prefer digital ordering and delivery of prescriptions.
“ScriptDrop makes it easy by integrating with a pharmacy’s existing software and workflow to provide access to delivery solutions, ultimately reducing prescription abandonment for pharmacies and contributing to improved health outcomes for the general public,” Uber noted in its statement.
Under the partnership, Uber will become the default delivery mechanism for select pharmacies, depending on location and driver availability. This includes pharmacies that are located in grocery store locations as well as independent pharmacies that lack digital presence.
“This past year has shown us now more than ever that pharmacies need more effective ways to get patients the prescriptions they need,” said Amanda Epp, CEO of ScriptDrop. “Being able to combine ScriptDrop’s integrated interface with Uber’s technology means that pharmacies of all sizes will be better equipped to improve prescription adherence and serve the most vulnerable of their communities.”