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As the Co-Founder and CEO of Kinetik, Sufian has been working tirelessly to revolutionize the non-emergency medical transportation (NEMT) industry. By developing innovative API and platform solutions that connect critical stakeholders in the industry, Kinetik has built the country's largest digitally integrated healthcare transportation network. This breakthrough approach to NEMT has significantly improved patient care access through a simplified process of requesting rides and ensuring that transportation providers are paid on time. He envisions a world where patients can access real-time healthcare rides, regardless of location. Sufian's dedication to improving the healthcare industry through innovative technology has driven Kinetik's tremendous growth from a local Brooklyn-based transportation company to a national technology powerhouse.
About Sufian Chowdhury: He is a serial entrepreneur whose passion lies in improving the healthcare industry through innovative technology. Through his experience in healthcare consulting and entrepreneurship, Sufian has held multiple leadership positions in both the healthcare and startup industries. Currently, Sufian is the Co-Founder and CEO of Kinetik, a venture-backed SaaS healthcare startup based out of New York City.
Kinetik is developing innovative API & Platform solutions that connect key stakeholders in the non-emergency medical transportation (NEMT) industry. They envision a future wherecoordination and delivery of medical transportation will be so seamless that any patient, anywhere, can request a healthcare ride in real time. To accomplish this, we have built the nation’s largest healthcare transportation infrastructure — one that digitally connects health plans, brokers, and providers. This enhanced level of connectivity significantly improves access to care for patients.
Sufian has over ten years of experience in management, fundraising, consulting, and technology, making him an excellent leader in the health tech industry. He has raised over $20 million for Kinetik to date, with Series A in the pipeline for 2023. Under his leadership, Kinetik has grown from a company that started in the back offices of a local Brooklyn-based transportation company to a nationwide, industry-leading technology powerhouse. Kinetik has been doubling in size over the last couple of years, reaching nearly 100 employees, and has 10x revenue growth over the past year. Sufian leads with empathy and a focus on Kinetik’s core values: Be Collaborative, Be Curious, Be Just.
About Kinetik: Kinetik is a healthcare transportation network dedicated to reimagining how Non-Emergency Medical Transportation (NEMT) works. By partnering with Health Plans, Brokers, and Transportation Providers across the United States, Kinetik has developed the country's largest digitally integrated healthcare transportation network. Their platform provides patients with a seamless experience when accessing NEMT services. With Kinetik, patients can easily request rides through their platform, eliminating the need for complicated paperwork and long wait times. This simplifies the process of accessing transportation services for patients dealing with medical issues and needing reliable transportation to and from appointments.
In addition to making it easy for patients to request rides, Kinetik's platform also ensures that transportation providers are paid on time for their services. This streamlines the payment process for transportation providers, making it easier for them to focus on providing high-quality patient service. As they come out of stealth mode, they will share more information about their platform and how it revolutionizes the healthcare transportation industry. By following Kinetik, you can stay updated on the latest advancements in NEMT and participate in the movement to improve access to healthcare transportation services for patients across the United States.
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