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.
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.
MetroPlus & the Power of Collaboration: Through partnerships formed out of the NYC COVID-19 Rapid Response Coalition, MetroPlus Health Plan has worked together with Bain & Company, Amazon 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.
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 Tech, Westchester 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.