Three organizations in New York launched the New York Digital Health Accelerator, a program aimed at bringing digital health technology companies to New York.
N.Y. program targets digital health
The New York City Investment Fund, the New York eHealth Collaborative and the New York State Health Department founded the program, which has an initial investment of $4.2 million, according to a news release.
The focus of the product development is technology aimed at supporting the state's Medicaid Redesign Team and health homes program.
The program will award up to $300,000 to each of the 12 early stage companies developing digital health technology products that are selected to participate.
The program's participants will also receive mentoring from executives at 18 hospitals, long-term-care facilities, community health centers and primary-care sites in New York, as well as priority access to the Statewide Health Information Network of New York.
Participating hospitals include 2,261-bed New York-Presbyterian Hospital, 14-hospital NYC Health and Hospitals Corp., and 574-bed Stony Brook University Medical Center.
The deadline for applications is June 1.
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