Put Your Big Health Tech Idea Into Overdrive!
Do you need a vehicle to grow your organization and navigate the complex healthcare marketplace? The NYDHA will choose up to 10 early- and growth-stage companies that are developing cutting-edge technology products in care coordination, patient engagement, predictive analytics, and workflow management for healthcare providers. Selected companies will receive access to customers, $100,000 in investment capital, and invaluable mentoring from senior-level executives at leading hospitals and other providers in New York. Applications are being accepted through Friday, April 18th. Apply Today.
Webinar: Patient Centered Medical Home – Transform Your Practice
PCPs, NPs, PAs, and practice managers: Join us on Thursday, April 10th for a webinar where you’ll learn about the Patient Centered Medical Home (PCMH) practice transformation process. You’ll learn what a PCMH practice looks like, its benefits to your practice, how it aligns with MU and ACOs, and how your practice can become recognized as a PCMH. There is no cost to attend this webinar, but seating is limited. REGISTER TODAY!
No-Cost Extension (NCE) Awarded to the REC
The ONC recently granted a no-cost extension (NCE) award to the Regional Extension Center (REC). This extension allows statewide agents and the REC to continue assisting providers with the adoption of EHR technology and the achievement of Meaningful Use. This award is particularly helpful for providers who are still struggling with Meaningful Use requirements, or are at risk of receiving payment adjustment penalties in 2015.
When Hospitals Share Patient Records, Emergency Patients Benefit, Study Suggests
As hospitals and doctors’ offices across the country race to join online systems that let them share medical information securely, a new study from the University of Michigan suggests that these systems may already be helping cut unnecessary care. Read more.
2014 Policy Committee Call for Nominations – Due Jan 15
The NYeC Board of Directors Nominating Committee is seeking nominations for membership in the 2014 Policy Committee. To ensure accountability and trust in the implementation of the Statewide Health Information Network of New York (SHIN-NY), NYeC and the New York State Department of Health have established a governance structure that enables stakeholder input and transparency. Read more.