June 11, 2019
Mount Sinai’s Icahn School of Medicine has revealed plans for a new center for research, development and implementation of artificial intelligence for healthcare.
Called the Hamilton and Amabel James Center for Artificial Intelligence and Human Health, the Manhattan site is scheduled to open its doors sometime in the later part of 2021. The school is looking to have roughly 40 principal...
August 1, 2018
Dr. Ashish Atreja is an unabashed proponent of digital health. As chief innovation and officer and associate professor at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, he has contributed to a number of the organization’s digitally-focused initiatives and often speaks of the benefits these technologies can bring to care.
However, for digital health and medicines to avoid major pitfalls during its...
January 23, 2018
Mount Sinai Health System is trying a new way to get high-risk patients to take their medications: financial incentives. Supported by a grant from Health 2.0 and the New York City Economic Development Corporation, the New York health system has enrolled 12 patients in a pilot with startup Wellth.
“What I’m so impressed with is a lot of companies go out and say ‘We want to make this and this is...
March 15, 2017
Telehealth provider InTouch Health and Dignity Health have expanded their partnership, extending InTouch’s existing services in Dignity’s acute care settings into post-acute and ambulatory facilities. With new software, tablet and care options, InTouch Health’s services can go to any patient location with a laptop, tablet or fully-integrated solution that is designed for specific conditions,...
March 13, 2017
A new study demonstrates that conducting some studies entirely via smartphones is feasible, fruitful and scalable: it stands up to scientific rigor, allows for large-scale participant enrollment,and captures unique environmental data not available through traditional methods, as researchers at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai have learned.
In a new article published today in the...
December 8, 2016
Mount Sinai Health System and health insurer Oscar aligned to create The Oscar Center to offer primary care services in its Brooklyn location.
"The Oscar Center is a pivotal step toward our vision of creating a seamless end-to-end healthcare experience for our members," Oscar CEO Mario Schlosser said in a statement.
Those services also include walk-in visits, basic mental health, wellness...
October 27, 2016
Personal genomics startup Helix, which is developing a digital hub for all things related to DNA testing ranging from direct-to-consumer to doctor-ordered, has announced several partnerships: the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, National Geographic and ExploraGen will collaborate to deploy Helix’s genetic-testing service, which is powered by DNA sequencing giant Illumina. Additionally,...
October 28, 2015
AdhereTech, the New York City-based smart pill bottle company, has begun shipping the generation 2 version of its bottle to pharma and provider customers. The new version incorporates a number of changes based on user feedback that make it more robust, easier to use, and expand the reach of the company outside the United States. AdhereTech raised $1.75 million to develop the new bottle last year...
October 27, 2015
Livongo Health, the diabetes management startup launched last year by former Allscripts CEO Glen Tullman, will roll out its platform to a large group of New Yorkers via the Mount Sinai health system. The program, which has already been available to Mount Sinai employees, will now start to be available to patients in the Mount Sinai network.
"With several hundred thousand individuals covered...
September 29, 2015
The Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and LifeMap Solutions have updated the asthma app, called Asthma Health, that they created for ResearchKit, Apple's open source platform that helps researchers build medical apps and recruit patients for clinical trials. With the new feature, called Doctor Dashboard, LifeMap will push the app beyond the realm of research and into clinical use.