September 26, 2016
CIO is something of a loaded acronym in healthcare these days. Whether your “I” stands for information or innovation can be perceived as a marker of the progressiveness of your organization. But is that fair? At the Health 2.0 pre-conference provider summit in Santa Clara yesterday, two chief innovation officers and a chief information officer went back and forth on the terminology, and how...
January 7, 2016
The New York-Presbyterian Hospital has announced the launch of a new app, called NewYork-Presbyterian, that is designed to improve a patient’s access to the hospital as well as communication between the hospital and patients.
“There are a lot of apps out there and there are a lot of healthcare apps, but I think it’s very confusing to the end user, to the patient,” NYP Chief Innovation Officer...
April 17, 2013
As healthcare accelerators and incubators continue to grow and spread, they're also evolving as the unique needs of healthcare startups become apparent. For many incubators, that means a stronger focus on providing ongoing working relationships with established industry partners like payers, providers, and pharmaceutical and medical device companies.
Healthbox's Nina Nashif stressed the...
April 2, 2013
New York-Presbyterian Hospital has big plans for PatientTouch, a platform from San Diego-based PatientSafe Solutions, to help mobilize its electronic health record, improve communication among clinicians, coordinate care and close the loop in medication ordering and administration.
It is a huge undertaking for sure, given that NYP actually includes four hospitals in Manhattan and one in suburban...