New York City Region - Health Information Technology (HIT) Grants - HEAL NY Phase 1

The New York City region consists of New York (Manhattan), Bronx, Kings (Brooklyn), Queens and Richmond (Staten Island) counties.

Project Regional Networks Award Project Functionality Project Contact
The Bronx Regional Health Information Organization, Inc. (Bx RHIO) NYC - Bronx Community Health Network; Bronx Lebanon Hospital; James J. Peters VA Medical Center; Lincoln Hospital; Jewish Home and Hospital; Kings Harbor Multicare Center; Montefiore Medical Center; Morris Heights Health Center; North Bronx Health Network; Our Lady of Mercy Medical Center; New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene; Urban Health Plan.   $4,071,750 Create a data exchange among participating organizations for a core minimum data set including lab and pharmacy information, hospital and ED discharge Dx, imaging study reports, allergy information and other key data. Steven Safyer
Phone: 718-920-6791
E-mail: ssafyer@montefiore.org
New York Clinical Information Exchange (NYCLIX) NYC - Beth Israel Medical Center; St. Luke's Roosevelt Hospital; Bellevue Hospital; Kings County Hospital; Institute for Urban and Family Health; Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center; Mount Sinai Medical Center; New York Presbyterian Medical Center; New York University Medical Center; Long Island Jewish Hospital; Staten Island University Hospital; St. Vincent Catholic Medical Center; Visiting Nurse Service of New York.   $2,326,263 Create a data exchange to deploy Continuity of Care Record (CCR) type data elements to emergency department clinicians.   Gil Kuperman
Phone: 212-585-6847
E-mail: gkuperman@nyp.org
NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene/ Community Health Exchange Project (CHEX) NYC - Association for Help of Retarded Children; Bedford/Stuyvesant Family Health Center; Betances Health Center; Brooklyn Neighborhood Health Center/East Harlem Council for Human Services; Bronx Community Health Network; Brooklyn Plaza Medical Center, Inc.; Brownsville Multi-Service Family Health Center; Callen-Lorde Community Health Center; Charles B. Wang Community Health Center, Inc.; Community Pediatric Programs of Montefiore Medical Center; Community Health Care Network; Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Health Care, Inc.; The Floating Hospital; Harlem United Community AIDS Center, Inc.; Heritage Health & Housing Inc./ Heritage Health Care; Institute for Urban Family Health; Joseph P. Addabbo Family Health Center, Inc.; Lutheran Family Health Center Network/ Sunset Park Family Health Center; Lyndon Baines Johnson Health Complex; MHRA/MIC Women's Health Services; Morris Heights Health Center; Narco-Freedom, Inc.; Planned Parenthood of New York City, Inc.; Project Samaritan Health Service; Ryan/Chelsea-Clinton Community Health Center; Settlement Health and Medical Services; Soundview Health Center/ Comprehensive Community Development Corporation; Urban Health Plan, Inc.; William F. Ryan Community Health Center. $3,180,938 Implementation of EMRs/Patient Management Systems in 29 CHCs and create the infrastructure for access to information systems, claims databases, laboratories and pharmacies and clinical data exchange. The project will focus on primary care and patients with chronic conditions, primarily in underserved areas. Mat Kendall
Phone: 212-341-2280
E-mail: mkendall@health.nyc.gov
Maimonides Medical Center/ Brooklyn Health Information Exchange (BHIE) NYC - 1199 SEIU; Elderplan; First to Care Homecare; Kingsbrook Jewish; Metropolitan Jewish Geriatric Center Nursing Home; Rutland Nursing Home; Shorefront Jewish Geriatric Center and Home Care; Sephardic Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation Center; Visiting Nurse Service of New York. $4,048,266 Create electronic data exchange among participating organizations with focus on disease management across the continuum of care for persons with complex, chronic diseases. Walter Fahey
Phone: 718-283-1895
E-mail: wfahey@maimonidesmed.org
Visiting Nurse Service of NY/ NY Community Home Health Interoperability Project (NYCHHIP) NYC - Visiting Nurse Service of New York; Charles B. Wang Community Health Center; UNITE Health Center; Murray Hill Medical Group; NY Medical Associates; Queens Medical Associates; Westchester Medical Group; 72nd St. Medical Associates; Ocean House Adult Care Facility; APEX Laboratory; Universal Diagnostic Laboratory; Shiel Laboratory. $1,667,293   Create and electronic data exchange to enable physicians and home care clinicians to update and exchange data from their own EMR. Thomas Check
Phone: 212-609-5450
E-mail: thomas.check@vnsny.org
Health and Hospitals, Corporation, Elmhurst Hospital Center/ Queens Consortium For Healthcare Information Exchange (QCHIE) NYC - New York Hospital - Queens; Jamaica Hospital; Flushing Hospital; Mount Sinai Hospital of Queens; Queens Hospital Center; North Shore University Hospital at Forrest Hills; St. John's Episcopal Hospital; Mary Immaculate; MetroPlus Health Plan; Community Health Network; MIC-Women's Health Services; Health and Hospitals Corporation; Queens Child Guidance Center; Queens Public Library; Federation Employment Guidance Service, Inc. $1,965,000 Provide patients with a portable, accessible personal health record on a smart card. The plan is to expand this project to create an electronic data exchange to enable hospitals, physician practices, health plans, mental health providers, labs, pharmacies and home care agencies to access real time patient data. The expanded project would include nine hospitals, two physician groups, a CHHA, a DT&C, two payers, two mental health and social service providers, Queens Library and MSSNY. Irene Kaufmann
Phone: 718-334-1693
E-mail: kaufmani@nychhc.org
St. Barnabas Hospital NYC - The 1199 SEIU National Benefit Fund; Visiting Nurses Service of New York; 18 regional physician group practices; New York Westchester Square Medical Center; Fordham University Student Health Services; Dominican Sisters Family Health Service; Quest Diagnostics $1,685,019 Implementation of a new EMR system at SBH and training of all outside stakeholders to utilize read access to the system and the ability for read/write access for half of the stakeholders. Dr. Harry Shuman
Phone: 718-960-9122
E-mail: hshuman@stbarnabashospital.org
New York-Presbyterian Hospital/ NYCareConnect NYC - Columbia University Faculty Practice Organization; Fort Tyron Center for Rehab. and Nursing; Hebrew Home for the Aged at Riverdale; Isabella Geriatric Center; NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene; New York Downtown Hospital; Silvercrest Center for Nursing and Rehab.; St. Mary's Healthcare System for Children; United Health Center; Visiting Nurses Service of New York. $2,513,250 Implementation of a regional information network to improve the quality of care as patients move across different medical settings. David Liss
Phone: 212-305-4223
E-mail: lissdav@nyp.org
The Brooklyn Hospital Center/ Community Health Electronic Record to Unite Brooklyn (CHERUB) NYC - Brooklyn Plaza Medical Center; Bedford Stuyvesant Family Health Center; Bishop Henry B. Hucles Episcopal Nursing Home; Buena Vida Continuing Care and Rehab.; Cobble Hill Health Center; Greenpark Care Center; New York Congregational Nursing Center; Visiting Nurse Regional Health Care System; Hospice of New York; Central Brooklyn Medical Group. $856,065 Allows open access to the EMR/CPOE system at The Brooklyn Hospital and the expansion of a Continuity of Care Record (CCR) among stakeholders to improve quality of care as patients move across different care settings. Paul Albertson
Phone: 718-250-8176
E-mail: paa9016@nyp.org