Leadership during COVID-19 (May 29th)

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Leadership during COVID-19 (May 29th)

Thank you again to our #NYCHBLeaders for all you are doing during COVID-19. See our featured companies and individuals that have been stepping up to make a difference during the crisis.

Doximity launched Dialer Video, a simple, secure way for physicians to place video calls with patients. In just one month, 1 million video patient visits have been completed from over 100,000 doctors across the country! And they’ve now expanded access to Dialer and Dialer Video to nurses and other members of the care team to strengthen patient care.

Fitango Health, led by Dr. Dov Biran launched a COVID-19 self-assessment and screening solution for payors, providers, employers & government agencies to help assess, monitor, recommend the most appropriate care for at-risk individuals with actionable insights.

Cross-City Collaboration: Cincinnati’s PatientPoint and New York’s Everyday Health Group teamed up to offer EDH wellness content, focused on stress and resilience amid COVID-19, on PatientPoint digital waiting room and exam room screens. PatientPoint has also donated hundreds of meals to NYC-area hospitals through the #FeedtheFrontLine initiative.

Unqork built a COVID-19 management hub for NYC to automate real-time mapping of COVID-19 risk, maintain communication with residents in need, deliver critical services including food, medicine and other supplies. They’ve already helped deliver over 2 million meals to residents, accepted donations of essential medical supplies, and allowed NYC residents to self-report how they are impacted by COVID-19.

Pearl Behavioral Health, led by Gabriella I. Farkas started providing telehealth visits a while ago. Stress, anxiety and depression related to Covid-19 are prevalent – she and her partners are providing priority access to individuals and families who need same day or next day appointments. They accept some insurance and even waive co-pays depending on the plan.
Pager has deployed a comprehensive COVID-19 telemedicine solution that enables payers and providers to offer risk assessment services, telehealth from licensed clinicians, and designated locations for testing and emergency treatment.

MetroPlus & the Power of Collaboration: Through partnerships formed out of the NYC COVID-19 Rapid Response CoalitionMetroPlus Health Plan has worked together with Bain & CompanyAmazon Web Services (AWS) & AIRnyc to quickly develop and deploy an interactive texting solution that has been used to reach out to ~80,000 vulnerable MHP members since early April. Members are screened for social determinants of health like food, unemployment assistance, medications, telehealth, and are linked to resources.

Force Therapeutics was an early digital rehab entrant, and during COVID-19 is offering complimentary usage of its platform to any health system urgently looking for virtual care options. This includes all of their communication tools, digital rehab and pathways.

Bluestream Health is offering a free, HIPAA-compliant virtual care solution to help care providers work with patients that are impacted by the COVID-19 outbreak. The solution uses a simple workflow with no setup or downloads for either the provider or patient. 500+ healthcare facilities and over 50,000 healthcare providers are using Bluestream to fight COVID-19.

LabFinder is helping patients quickly find test centers based on location, reviews, and insurance participation and securely access test results on any device. They are also now offering a COVID-19 antibody test.

Virtual Pitch Day 2020! On June 3rd and 4th, thirty six life sciences ventures from three NY-area accelerators – Entrepreneurship Lab (ELabNYC) Bio & Health TechWestchester County Biosciences Accelerator and ABCT: Accelerator for Biosciences in Connecticut  presented to a community of investors, entrepreneurs, mentors, etc. Join in to see the ideas of today’s scientists, engineers, MD’s and MBA founders on how to launch successful businesses.