DMagazine: Zuum Is the Uber of Physical Therapy


"Since Foreman’s home care physical therapy staffing company opened in 2011, it has grown into a $16 million a year business with 350 therapists in the field in Texas’ major cities, as well as in Michigan and Ohio.

The scheduling of those therapists—assigning them to make house calls with patients—became a bigger and bigger problem as the business grew, the 34-year-old Foreman says.

The solution they developed, an application called Zuum, was inspired by on-demand services such as ride-hailing Uber and Favor delivery, except in this case it’s physical therapists who take assignments instead of drivers..."