The New York Digital Health Accelerator is an annual program run by the Partnership Fund and the New York eHealth Collaborative (an affiliate of NYS Department of Health) for early- and mid-stage digital health companies developing cutting edge IT solutions in care coordination, patient engagement, analytics and message alerts. The program works to catalyze the growth of jobs and economic activity in the health IT Sector, leveraging the size of the city’s health care delivery system and the $1+B investment by NY State in health IT infrastructure. Through a competitive process, the senior leadership at 22 major hospitals across New York State selects the participants. Each receives $100,000 in funding from an investor syndicate and is paired with hospital executives (who lead product pilots and provide customer feedback) and with a mentor from the investor syndicate. Participants are also provided priority access to the Statewide Health Information Network of New York (SHIN-NY). NYDHA Participating Hospitals: Central NY Health Home Network, Community Healthcare Network, FEGS Health and Human Services System, Greater Buffalo United Accountable Healthcare Network, Hospital for Special Surgery, Hudson River Healthcare, Maimonides Medical Center, MediSys, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, Montefiore Medical Center, Mount Sinai Medical Center, NYC Health and Hospitals Corporation, New York Hospital Queens, New York-Presbyterian Hospital, North Shore LIJ Health System, NYU Langone Medical Center, Onondaga Case Management Services, Stony Brook Medicine, United Health Services, Unity Health System, Visiting Nurse Service of New York, Winthrop University Hospital. NYDHA Investors: Baxter, Deerfield, Milestone Venture Partners, New Leaf Venture Partners, Partnership Fund for New York City, Safeguard. NYDHA Participating Sponsors: Aetna, Genentech/Roche, Infor, Merck Global Health Innovation Fund, Pfizer.
The NYDHA application can be found here: https://www.f6s.com/nydigitalhealthaccelerator/apply. The deadline for 2016 applications is June 28.