Two hundred and eighty-eight billion dollars—that’s how much non-urgent 911 calls and emergency-room visits cost each year. So how can health-care providers minimize costs and maximize resources without sacrificing patient care? Enter MD Ally, a non-emergency 911 solution. Founded by Shanel Fields WG19, MD Ally integrates new technologies into the regular 911 flow to identify and reroute non-emergency callers. MD Ally provides immediate medical guidance, alternative transportation, and scheduling services, allowing providers to focus their resources on critical cases. This means better—and cheaper—care all around.