A Doctor and A Designer: Two Perspectives From The InnovateNYP: Pediatric Appathon

“No child likes to have surgery, but if this app can make the experience less anxiety-inducing for them (and their parents, too!), then I think we will have contributed greatly to providing them with the best care possible.” -Dr. Matthew Monteleone, pediatric anesthesiologist at NewYork-Presbyterian/Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital, "Anyone can hack, doctors too"

“If I didn’t have the photos as proof, I swear, I would think I dreamed the entire event. It went by in a blur. I genuinely never expected a win because entering the Appathon was never about that for me.”  - Rivelle Zlatopolksy, Research Coordinator for Health & AI Lab, "Anyone can hack, females included" 

NewYork-Presbyterian featured two participants of the InnovateNYP: Pediatric App Challenge on NewYork-Presbyterian's Medium channel. They are both members of the Appathon winning team, Kinder, renamed "PIP" after their first prize submission. Read Dr. Matthew Monteleone’s story here and Rivelle Zlatopolksy’s story here

NewYork-Presbyterian Named To The InformationWeek Elite 100

NewYork-Presbyterian has been ranked fifteenth by InformationWeek Elite 100. This is the fourth time NewYork-Presbyterian has been recognized on the list of top business technology innovators in the country. As described in NewYork-Presbyterian's press release, NewYork-Presbyterian's IntelliBridge Enterprise provides a single, standard-point of interoperability between a patient monitoring system, the Hospital admission, discharge, and transfer (ADT) feed and electronic medical record (EMR). According to Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer Daniel Barchi, this interoperability "allows us to seamlessly integrate patient vital signs and other critical data into our EMR, giving our providers a very clear view of a patient's health." Click here to read the full press release. 

New version of NYPConnect is now live! 

NYPConnect is a communication tool that securely and efficiently connects NewYork-Presbyterian staff members through their mobile device. Click here to read more about this mobile application.  

Autotexting is now live at NewYork-Presbyterian/Queens! 

Click here to learn more about our Autotexting service, which provides real time status updates to patients and their families. 

InnovateNYP: Pediatric Appathon Winners Announced

Congratulations to our winners! The Pediatric Appathon over March 12th and March 13th also launched the InnovateNYP: Pediatric App Challenge, which is occurring over the next ten weeks. Read about the top three teams here

Innovation Center Updates:

Big Data and the future of the care Continuum

Chief Innovation Officer Dr. Peter Fleischut was interviewed by HealthManagement.org on the NewYork-Presbyterian Innovation Center's focus to provide empowering information, and our diverse technology development process. Click here to read the full interview. 


Becker's Hospital Review's interviewed Senior Vice President & Chief Information Officer Daniel Barchi and Chief Innovation Officer Dr. Fleischut about how the NewYork-Presbyterian mobile application will strengthen the patient's experience. Click here to read the full interview.


Chief Innovation Officer Dr. Fleischut received the Vanguard Award from City & State Reports 2015 Corporate Social Responsibility Awards for his work in improving patient experience through technology. The report highlighted services developed by the Innovation Center, including patient tablets, Patient Electronic Boards, NYPConnect, and Autotexting. Click here to learn more about the Innovation Center's work to engage patients. 


The NewYork-Presbyterian Innovation Center was featured in an article in Becker's Hospital Review discussing how innovation centers are embracing unconventional strategies to serve patients and doctors. Click here to read the full profile. 

Ideas come to life through innovation at NewYork-Presbyterian

“At NewYork-Presbyterian, we are constantly pushing the bounds of innovation. We have award winning programs that position us to be creative, scale, and deliver the best care for patients every day. We also know that New York City is a growing hub for technology innovation in healthcare. We invite you, the tech community, to help us create sustainable solutions. We look forward to hearing from you and finding a way to work together.”

Chief Innovation Officer Peter M. Fleischut, MD   

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