NYCEDC Announces New And Expanded Initiatives to Grow City's Health Technology Sector

DHBN WILL ACCELERATE GROWTH OF DIGITAL HEALTH STARTUPS BY RAPIDLY TESTING NEW TECHNOLOGY PROTOTYPES

DHM, A MATCHMAKING SERVICE FOR DIGITAL HEALTH SOLUTIONS, WILL ASSIST MORE MATURE, ENTERPRISE-READY COMPANIES

The Digital Health Breakthrough Network is a new program in NYCEDC’s expanding portfolio of initiatives to establish New York City as a leading center of digital health and  improve the competitiveness and strength of the City’s healthcare sector, which employs over 500,000 New Yorkers. Launched in partnership with HITLAB, the Network will enable rapid and insightful evaluations of new technology prototypes by doctors, home health aides, case managers, family care providers, and consumers.

Calling Health Tech Startups of New York City

Dear Startup Team,

Thank you for your courage to lead a venture into the unknown.

Thank you for being brave enough to test a hypothesis that could improve a complex healthcare system, enhance millions of lives, or better yet, save them.

We know the road you've chosen isn't easy.

And you're not in this alone. The New York City Economic Development Corporation and HITLAB are teaming up to help.

Welcome to The Network

The Digital Health Breakthrough Network is an NYCEDC-HITLAB partnership in NYCEDC’s digital health portfolio, which positions New York City as a leading center of digital health and spurs economic growth to ensure jobs for the more than half-a-million-and-growing healthcare workers in the City. The Network aims to create jobs in New York City by putting early-stage health tech startups on an accelerated track to become viable businesses.