NYeC News: A Look Ahead to 2017, NYeC PQRS Registry Now Open & More

NYeC News : Volume 77 : January 31, 2017

In this month’s newsletter, you’ll get a look ahead at 2017 from NYec’s new Executive Director, Val Grey. Additionally, the NYeC PQRS Registry is open! The CMS-qualified registry is helping practices across the nation successfully and confidentially report their quality measures to CMS. Subscribers receive personnel and technical support and up-to-date information about requirements.

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The 6 HealthTech Startups in NYC From Digital Health Accelerator Demo Day

The New York Digital Health Accelerator recently held its demo day for its fourth batch of HealthTech startups in NYC after an intense five-month program. During the program, six growth-stage companies worked with a number of world-class health organizations such as Aetna, Memorial Sloan Kettering, Northwell Health, and NYU Langone Medical Center to validate their […]

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What’s Next in Health Tech Presented at the New York Digital Health Accelerator Demo Day

Today, January 24, 2017, at the New York Digital Health Accelerator (NYDHA) demo day, six growth-stage health tech companies presented their cutting-edge health care solutions to an audience of health care providers, insurance companies and investors. This year’s winners included: BMIQ, Diameter Health, eCaring, Healthify, Somatix, and Spring.

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NY Clarifies Minor Patient Data Access, Maintains Security

New York recently changed a patient data access policy, with providers now able to securely access data through Western New York’s clinical information exchange (HEALTHeLINK) for patients who are ages 10 to 17. The minor’s parent or guardian must sign an affirmative HEALTHeLINK consent form on behalf of the minor patient. The changed policy now […]

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State HIE News and Updates 1-6-17

State Health Information Exchanges (HIE) come in all shapes and sizes but have one thing in common: To improve the quality, safety, and efficiency of healthcare delivered in their states. Here are updates being reported from these organizations. New York -Statewide Health Information Network for New York (SHIN-NY) The SHIN-NY is the only HIE that […]

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Access to Minor Data Now Available through HEALTHeLINK

As a result of a change in New York State policy, participating providers can now securely access data through HEALTHeLINK for minor patients 10 – 17 years of age. Access to the data requires a parent or legal guardian signing an affirmative HEALTHeLINK consent form on behalf of the minor patient. Consent forms can now […]

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2017 Opportunities & Challenges for Shifting to Value-Based Care in New York

In a recent RCM Answers, Sarianne Gruber reported on the “Navigating Value-Based Care: Making it Work in New York” panel at the 2016 Digital Health Conference.  The success of New York State’s healthcare rests on the best strategies and implementations for value-based care and value-based purchasing. At the annual New York eHealth Collaborative Digital Health Conference, […]

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NYeC News: 2016 DHC Highlights, Cross QE Alerts, & Population Health

NYeC NEWS : VOLUME 76 : DECEMBER 22, 2016

Explore highlights from this year’s Digital Health Conference, including presentations and videos approved to share, and the PATH Awards, other top headlines, stay up to date on all the happenings in HAPS, NYeC’s Healthcare Advisory Professional Services (HAPS), and explore partner events and opportunities.

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