HIE: Saving Lives & Transforming HealthcarePosted by: NYeC Staff on December 10, 2013
“I believe that health information exchange will have the biggest impact on improving healthcare and population health for decades to come,” asserts Lewis W. Marshall, Jr., MD, JD, Chairman of Ambulatory Care and Community Health Medicine at Brookdale Hospital and Medical Center in Brooklyn, New York. He watches it save lives first-hand because Brookdale is connected to a RHIO and the Statewide Health Information Network of New York (SHIN-NY).
New York’s Health RevolutionPosted by: David Whitlinger on November 12, 2013
There’s a quiet revolution going on in New York State. While the national debate continues about Obamacare and how to reduce healthcare expenditures, New York has already taken action. Thanks to a significant investment in technology and operational capacity, New York State is building a digital network of electronic medical records that will literally transform how patient care is provided and deliver major cost savings. It’s called the Statewide Health Information Network of New York, or SHIN-NY, and it puts New York State far out ahead of all other states when it comes to Health IT.
Unleashing Value from Big Data in HealthcarePosted by: NYeC Staff on November 07, 2013
NYeC’s Vice President of Market Development, Anuj Desai, sat down with Fred Pennic at Health IT Consultant to discuss his participation in the upcoming panel, “Freeing the Data: Driving Value from Using Clinical, Claims, and Device Data” at the 2013 Digital Health Conference.
One Year After Hurricane Sandy, NY Wants to Give First Responders Access to State HIEPosted by: NYeC Staff on October 30, 2013
It’s been about one year since Hurricane Sandy made landfall on the New Jersey coastline and forced many hospitals into crisis mode. Some providers are still recovering. The impact of that natural disaster continues to reverberate, particularly the significance of electronic health records in the face of a natural disaster or an emergency. The New York eHealth Collaborative is working out a plan to give first responders access to limited patient information from the state’s health information network or SHIN-NY.
Help Us Celebrate NY’s Innovation Ecosystem at Techweek NYCPosted by: NYeC Staff on October 07, 2013
Techweek NYC showcases the emerging technology ecosystem in New York City. Leaders from all corners of the tech industry take the stage to discuss emerging trends, community impact, and everything in-between. With a Launch competition for startups, summits organized by tech-topic, private parties, and a hiring fair, Techweek is an event you won’t want to miss.
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