NYeC News: Vol 67: February 1, 2016

On January 21st, the New York Digital Health Accelerator (NYDHA)—an intense five month program run by the Partnership Fund for New York City (Partnership Fund) and the New York eHealth Collaborative (NYeC) to foster New York’s growing health tech sector—featured six leading early- and growth-stage health tech companies that are developing cutting-edge technology products for healthcare providers and patients in the areas of care coordination, patient engagement, and workflow improvement.

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Six Innovative Digital Health Tech Companies Present Cutting-Edge Solutions at the New York Digital Health Accelerator Demo Day on January 21

Today, the New York Digital Health Accelerator (NYDHA)—an intense five month program run by the Partnership Fund for New York City (Partnership Fund) and the New York eHealth Collaborative (NYeC) to foster New York’s growing health tech sector—featured six leading early- and growth-stage health tech companies that are developing cutting-edge technology products for healthcare providers and patients in the areas of care coordination, patient engagement, and workflow improvement.

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NYeC News: Vol 66: January 4, 2016

With our partners Sutherland Healthcare Solutions, NYeC recently hosted an invitation-only forum, “An International Dialog on Using Health Information to Improve Care,” to discuss how the delivery of high-quality, lower cost medical care has come to require new tools, practices, and ways of thinking. Secretary of the Australia Department of Health, Martin Bowles, keynoted the event.

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CMS Extends PQRS 2016 Informal Review Request Deadline

CMS has extended the 2014 informal review period to November 23, 2015. This enables individual providers, Comprehensive Primary Care (CPC) sites, group practices, and ACOs—those that received notice that they will receive a negative payment adjustment for their Medicare part B billing in 2016, based on their 2014 PQRS reporting status—to request an informal review from CMS. Eligible Providers who are uncertain if they will receive this negative payment adjustment should review their QRUR report. Requests for an informal review must be requested by the November 23 deadline. More information can be found at https://www.cms.gov/Medicare/Quality-Initiatives-Patient-Assessment-Instruments/PQRS/Downloads/2016_PQRS_IRExt_Listserv.pdf

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New York State Practice Transformation Network Receives Transforming Clinical Practice Initiative Award

The New York State Practice Transformation Network (NYSPTN) is one of 39 healthcare collaborative networks selected to participate in the Transforming Clinical Practice Initiative, announced today by Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia M. Burwell. NYSPTN, led by the New York eHealth Collaborative and Finger Lakes Health Systems Agency, will administer $48.5M over four years to provide technical assistance support to help equip clinicians in New York State with tools, information, and network support needed to improve quality of care, increase patients’ access to information, and spend healthcare dollars more wisely.

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NYeC News: Vol 63: September 28, 2015

We’re pleased to announce the honorees for our fifth annual Gala and PATH Awards, taking place November 18th in New York City:

Specifically:

  • Jason Gorevic, Chief Executive Officer, Teladoc, Inc.
  • Thomas Mahoney, MD, Chief Medical Officer, Finger Lakes Health Systems Agency (FLHSA)
  • Lisa Perry, MBA, MPP, Senior Vice President, Quality and Technology Initiatives, Community Health Care Association of New York State (CHCANYS)
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New York Digital Health Accelerator Announces Selected Companies for 2015 Program

A select group of six innovative healthcare startups were chosen today to participate in the third annual 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 program supports growth-stage digital health companies that are developing cutting-edge technology products for healthcare providers and patients in the areas of care coordination, patient engagement, and workflow improvement.

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