The New York Digital Health Accelerator, a massive new health information computer system that will connect patients’ medical data and treatment histories to the institutions and doctors, is attracting a fair amount of bidders to develop it. The New York City Investment Fund, the state Department of Health, and the New York eHealth Collaborative will spend a combined $4.2 million to get it up and running.
According to Crain’s New York Business, so far about 300 IT firms have submitted bids for the project ,which is meant to spur the local economy and add 1,500 information and technology jobs to NY state. 12 successful bidders will each recieve $300,000 to start developing the program, which will be announced by August 1st.
Crain’s New York Business (subscription required)