New York eHealth Collaborative Announces Appointment of Two New Board Members

The New York eHealth Collaborative (NYeC) today announced the appointment of two new members to the organization’s Board of Directors, each of whom bring decades of experience in health information technology and healthcare policy along with proven records of applying innovation and strategy to improve care.

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SHIN-NY 2020 Roadmap: How Health Information Exchange Improves Healthcare

Emphasizing the potential for universal access to health information, the New York eHealth Collaborative (NYeC), in conjunction with the New York State Department of Health, released the SHIN-NY 2020 Roadmap: Improving Health in Our Communities. Developed in conjunction with New York State and with stakeholder input, the report highlights the significant progress already underway and details the vision for the next phase of the Statewide Health Information Network for New York (SHIN-NY).

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Distinguished Leaders to be Honored for Achievements in Improving Healthcare Through Technology

Five of the foremost leaders in New York State healthcare will be recognized on November 1st at the New York eHealth Collaborative’s (NYeC) 2017 Gala & Awards. Hosted by NYeC’s Board of Directors, the event serves to recognize and honor the achievements of those leading the mission to improve healthcare through technology.

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Final State Budget Supports Critical Tools for Healthcare Transformation Through Funding for Information Network

The New York eHealth Collaborative (NYeC) applauded the newly adopted New York State Budget for continuing critical funding for the Statewide Health Information Network for New York (SHIN-NY).

Through the SHIN-NY, clinical information and health records for millions of patients can be accessed by participating providers across the state—allowing care teams to better manage the healthcare of patients and collaborate for better care.

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

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.

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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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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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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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