A healthcare Transportation Technology Platform, Safr Care, is pleased to announce that one of the leading healthcare professionals, Adam Hjerpe (pronounced Jurpy) has joined its board of advisors to help advance frictionless access to healthcare.

NEW YORK, NY, July 27, 2023 /24-7PressRelease/ — A highly accomplished and prominent healthcare professional with over three decades of experience, Adam Hjerpe has been the Chief Operating Officer of Optum Growth and has held high-level positions across UnitedHealth Group. He has been responsible for driving growth, client engagement, digital transformation, operational performance, creating positive culture, and disability advancement grounded on value fundamentals in serving people’s most critical health needs. Adam’s career also includes a decade of work at General Electric, where he worked his way to Vice President Operations for Asset Remarketing. Having deep transportation experience, he brings specific expertise to support Safr Care’s growth potential. Additionally, Adam serves as the Board Chair for the Special Olympics 2026 USA Games as a proud father, coach, and unified partner of a Special Olympics athlete.

“Adam’s expansive knowledge and expertise will help Safr Care in the provision of frictionless access to healthcare, while saving billions of dollars for the healthcare ecosystem. His understanding of challenges faced by the payors and healthcare providers will help us in offering better service,” says Safr Care CEO, Syed Gilani. “His expertise and experience will also help Safr Care in bringing the non-emergency medical transportation market to the 21st century.”

“Serving on the Board of Advisors for Safr Care will allow me to focus on non-urgent transportation services, ensuring access to healthcare for everyone regardless of age or income,” said Mr. Hjerpe. Mr. Hjerpe is passionate about addressing one of the most challenging social determinants of health, transportation to care appointments for those in need to better their health outcomes.

Safr Care’s next-generation transportation management platform delivers a comprehensive software solution for hospitals, nursing and managed care and other healthcare facilities in need of ambulatory and wheelchair-accessible medical transportation services. A growing network of healthcare facilities, transportation brokers and transportation providers use Safr Care to manage their transactions, streamline scheduling, and monitor rides to assure the highest quality transportation for patients. See https://safrcare.com

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