Study Reports on Efficacy of Consumer Groups for those with Psychiatric and Substance Abuse DisordersPosted by: NYeC Staff on May 22, 2013
NYeC has considerable experience using focus groups to assess consumer preferences. Tom Uttaro, NYeC Director of Adoption Programs and Services, was part of a team demonstrating the efficacy of consumer run groups to support recovery from co-occuring psychiatric and substance abuse disorders. The following research article is a product of this study.
And the Winners Are…Posted by: NYeC Staff on May 13, 2013
Congrats to the winners of the Design Challenge for the Patient Portal for New Yorkers! Mana Health placed first, iHealthNY second, and My Health Profile third. They will be awarded $15,000, $7,500, and $2,500 respectively. The Patient Portal for New Yorkers will be a website which gives New Yorkers the power they deserve to take control of their own health.
Graduation Day For Accelerator CompaniesPosted by: NYeC Staff on May 13, 2013
For those selected as the inaugural class of the New York Digital Accelerator, May 8th was a graduation day of sorts. After nine months of intense work, the eight health IT companies whose products ranked most promising of the 250 applicants met on Wednesday morning at the Times Center to present their work.
Enthusiasm and Engagement at NYC Demo DayPosted by: NYeC Staff on May 02, 2013
The first of two demos for the Patient Portal for New Yorkers took place in New York City this Tuesday, drawing many beyond the usual health IT crowd. The audience encompassed quite a spectrum—patient advocates, tech folk, representatives from RHIOs, small practice doctors, media, and most gratifying of all, the general public.
The Public Votes! Votes for Healthcare!Posted by: David Whitlinger on April 16, 2013
This Saturday we opened voting to the public, giving the people a chance to select the designs they like best for the Patient Portal for New Yorkers. Voting will be open until April 23rd, and we ask that you help us determine the interfaces you find the clearest, most straightforward and user-friendly.
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