2016 DHC & PATH Awards, MACRA Final Rule, & DSRIP Whiteboard

NYeC NEWS : VOLUME 75 : OCTOBER 26, 2016

The 2016 Digital Health Conference is less than six weeks away and is on pace to completely fill to capacity! Join 500 healthcare and health tech leaders to learn from and network with industry thought leaders and innovators who are shaping the future of healthcare through the use of technology. Explore the expanded program and register today.

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2016 DHC Program, NYDHA Class Announced, & More

NYeC News: Vol 74: SEPTEMBER 28, 2016

We are pleased to announce the 2016 Digital Health Conference program, featuring a stellar roster of industry thought leaders, innovators, and organizations from across the healthcare spectrum. This year’s event is shaping up to be our best yet! Join us once again to connect with your peers and to engage in thought-provoking lectures, interactive panels, discussion, and technological exhibits. Explore the program and register today.

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Partnership Fund for New York City and New York eHealth Collaborative Announce Companies Selected for the 2016 Digital Health Accelerator Program

Six digital health companies have been selected for this year’s New York Digital Health Accelerator (NYDHA), a four-month program run by the Partnership Fund for New York City (Partnership Fund) and the New York eHealth Collaborative (NYeC). The 2016 NYDHA Class includes BMIQ, Diameter Health, eCaring, Healthify, Somatix, and Spring.

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SHIN-NY Spotlight | Issue 2 | September 2016

We’re pleased to share the second issue of the SHIN-NY Spotlight, a quarterly update on the progress we’re making on developing the Statewide Health Information Network for New York. Under the direction of the New York State Department of Health (NYS DOH), the Statewide Health Information Network for New York (SHIN-NY) was established to allow the electronic exchange of clinical records between participating providers.

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Patient Consent, Cancer Moonshot, and more

NYeC News: Vol 73: August 25, 2016

Patient consent is a critical element of the Statewide Health Information Network for New York (SHIN-NY), and as of July 2016 over 8.8 million New Yorkers have given consent to participating healthcare providers. The SHIN-NY holds records for over 40 million patients, processes over 2.8 million transactions a month, and has over 62,000 users.

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Over 8.8 Million New Yorkers Have Given Consent to Healthcare Professionals to Allow Access of Healthcare Records

New York, NY: The New York eHealth Collaborative (NYeC) announced today that the Statewide Health Information Network for New York (SHIN-NY) holds records for over 40 million patients, processes over 2.8 million transactions a month, and has over 62,000 users. Participating in the network, allows doctors and patients to easily access health records across the state.

“The SHIN-NY allows New York State healthcare providers to access important healthcare information to achieve better coordination of care of patients across New York State. We are quickly approaching the moment when patients can be confident that health records from one provider can be viewed by another provider without having to transfer physical copies or faxing of documents” said Dr. Howard Zucker, Commissioner of Health for New York State.

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Healthcare Data as a Public Utility: How Do We Get There?

NYeC News: Vol 72: JUNE 23, 2016

Forty-six million Americans use mobile fitness and health apps. Over half of providers serving Medicare or Medicaid patients are using electronic health records (EHRs). Despite such advances and proliferation of health data and its collection, we are not yet on an inevitable path to unleashing the often-promised “power of data” because data remain proprietary and fragmented among insurers, providers, health record companies, government agencies, and researchers.

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Call for Applications for New York Digital Health Accelerator 2016 Class

The Partnership Fund for New York City (Partnership Fund) and the New York eHealth Collaborative launched their fourth annual call for applications for the New York Digital Health Accelerator (NYDHA).

The five-month program works to strengthen New York’s position as a vital regional hub for the digital health technology industry.

Twenty-one graduates of this highly successful program have raised nearly $230 million since leaving the program, and have created over 160 jobs in just three years.

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NYeC Digital Health Conference Call for Speakers Opens

NYeC News: Vol 71: May 25, 2016

NYeC is seeking dynamic, innovative thought leaders to speak at our 2016 Digital Health Conference.

Speaker proposals should demonstrate actual usage of transformative health tech innovations and tools, explore how technology is transforming care delivery and business models, suggest practical applications of existing technologies, and/or highlight the effects of technology in healthcare advances. All ideas for speaking topics are welcome and the best and most relevant will be invited to speak at the event.

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