Eight companies will share in $4.2 million to help streamline patient care coordination and medical record sharing in New York state. The early-to-middle stage health IT companies will receive up to $300,000 each.
The records of outpatients at Upstate University Hospital are entering a new digital world. The hospital has started installing a new electronic medical records program that will among other things, allow patients to access all their medical records on their computers or smartphones. Hospital President Dr. David Smith says this is a transformational moment in medicine.