March 29, 2018
With artificial intelligence and augmented reality popping up around every corner in healthcare, players in the industry are beginning to reflect on how tech innovation in healthcare works, where it works, and whether these technologies themselves actually work.
At The Economist’s Healthcare Forum in Cambridge, Massachusetts this week, experts sat down to talk about the future of healthcare...
December 12, 2017
Telemedicine continues to go mainstream as more pharmacy chains introduce remote consults within corner drug stores.
NewYork-Presbyterian and Walgreens are collaborating to offer remote access to NYP physicians on Walgreens’ website and at self-service kiosks at select Walgreens-owned Duane Reade drug stores in New York — while CVS has a similar arrangement with the Cleveland Clinic.
April 24, 2017
NewYork-Presbyterian has revealed a pair of new telemedicine options for psychiatric and express care services that build out its existing NYP OnDemand telehealth suite.
NYP went live with Express Care at its Columbia University Medical Center, which replaces in-person encounters with a video visit to slash admission-to-discharge times from an average 2.5 hours to 31 minutes, according to NYP...
February 20, 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, the two companies announced at HIMSS 17 in Orlando today, 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...
November 15, 2016
NewYork-Presbyterian has formed an investment fund to drive growth of fledgling digital health companies.
NewYork-Presbyterian has focused on advanced technologies for enhanced care delivery for years. The venture fund follows the 2014 launch of the NYP Innovation Center to implement cutting-edge technologies for both clinicians and patients across its hospitals and clinics.
Earlier this year,...
November 7, 2016
New York Presbyterian as added a new capability to its suite of digital health tools with the integration of American Well into its NYP OnDemand app, offering patients video consultations via two clinic services called Digital Urgent Care and Virtual VisitNow. This is the latest feature in the NYP OnDemand service, which launched in July and has been gradually adding new features.
The key feature...