Northwell Health

By Heather Mack February 23, 2017
Telemedicine provider American Well and Samsung Electronics are collaborating to create a new level of healthcare service in regards to consumer reach, interoperability and accessibility, but they aren’t yet disclosing what that end user experience will look like.While both companies were short on specifics, they described the partnership as one presenting a “tremendous opportunity,” that will...
By Heather Mack February 7, 2017
In-home nursing, therapy and social work provider Northwell Health Home Care is putting telehealth capabilities into the hands of their patients. Through a partnership with health technology company Health Recovery Solutions, Northwell’s home care clients can use Bluetooth-enabled tablets to transfer vital signs and facilitate videoconferencing with their clinicians. Leveraging Health Recovery...
By Heather Mack November 10, 2016
The American Cancer Society is supporting research at the the Feinstein Institute for Medical Research (the research arm of New York’s Northwell Health system), which is working on an app to guide people living with prostate cancer through the treatment decision process. Dr. Michael Diefenbach, director of behavioral research at Northwell Health’s department of medicine and urology and a...
By Tom Sullivan September 14, 2016
Despite so many apps and devices available today, and their promise to help consumers better manager their own health, patient engagement is still both art and science.   "Patient engagement is whatever the patient thinks it is," said Frederick Muench, director of digital health intervention in the Department of Psychiatry at Northwell Health. "If we start at that point, work backward by figuring...