New York Digital Health Accelerator Announces Top Pick Companies for 2014
New York is at the forefront of the rapidly growing field of health information technology, thanks to a public-private partnership sponsored by the State of New York, the nonprofit New York e-Health Collaborative (NYeC), and the Partnership Fund for New York City, the investment arm of the city’s leading business organization. Today, this partnership announced the list of seven healthcare startups selected to participate in their 2014 New York Digital Health Accelerator (NYDHA).
New York eHealth Collaborative, Coordinator of the Statewide Health Information Network of New York, Achieves DirectTrust.org/EHNAC Accreditation
The New York e-Health Collaborative (NYeC)—which is coordinating development of New York’s electronic health records network, known as the Statewide Health Information Network of New York (the SHIN-NY)—announced today it has achieved full accreditation with the Direct Trusted Agent Accreditation Program (DTAAP) from DirectTrust.org and the Electronic Healthcare Network Accreditation Commission (EHNAC).
Sanford Weill, Chairman Emeritus of Citigroup, Will Be Honored at the Fourth Annual NYeC Gala
A top business leader and healthcare advocate, Mr. Weill will be recognized at the fourth annual NYeC gala for his significant contributions and philanthropic activities in helping to develop innovative, state-of-the-art healthcare facilities and top-tier medical education in New York.
Final State Budget Funds New York’s Electronic Health Records System
Today, the New York State Legislature voted to support New York’s electronic health records system – known as the Statewide Health Information Network of New York (the SHIN-NY). The final New York State Fiscal Year 2014-15 Budget includes $55M in State funding for the SHIN-NY, which will go towards building an innovative, public network in New York designed to give doctors and patients instant access to their complete health records, anywhere and anytime. New York has been at the forefront of health innovation and will now be the first large state in the country to build a public network of interconnected electronic health records of this kind.
New York Digital Health Accelerator Launches Call for Applications for Second Class
Today the New York eHealth Collaborative (NYeC) and the Partnership Fund for New York City (Partnership Fund) launched the call for applications for the second class of the New York Digital Health Accelerator (NYDHA), a program that is making New York a hub for the emerging digital health technology industry. Read more.