Category: Blog

Telemedicine and Increasing Access to Healthcare

Access to healthcare can be a serious problem. Increasingly doctors are overburdened and overworked, specialists are not accessible or available within a reasonable traveling distance, and patients are suffering through long wait times. Enter telemedicine—which enables “remote consultations, in-home monitoring, outsourced diagnostic analysis, and remote specialist consultations,” according to a Becker’s Health Information Technology Report….

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NYC’s 2017 BigApps Competition Announces Winners

Four apps were announced as winners Tuesday, May 23 at New York City’s 2017 BigApps Competition: DollarVan, OnBoard, nesterly and PASSNYC: Opportunity Explorer, all of which fit into one of the three designated categories of knowledge, transportation and community resiliency. Grand prize winners from the three categories will receive $15,000 cash, admission to the Civic Accelerator…

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