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New York eHealth Collaborative and Partnership Fund for NYC Announce Call for Applications for New York Digital Health Accelerator 2015 Class

Program Will Now Also Accept Joint Applications from Innovative Companies Presenting Combined Solutions

NYeC Press Contact:
Shruti Sehgal
shruti.sehgal@berlinrosen.com
646-200-5283/cell: 347-972-8863

Partnership Fund Press Contact:
Lynn Trono
ltrono@Rubenstein.com
212-843-8495

New York, NY (April 9, 2015) – The New York eHealth Collaborative (NYeC) and the Partnership Fund for New York City (Partnership Fund) launched its third annual call for applications for the New York Digital Health Accelerator (NYDHA), a five-month program for early- and growth-stage companies that is making New York a hub for the emerging digital health technology industry. Graduates of this highly successful program have raised nearly $41 million, launched 33 pilots and created approximately 120 jobs in just its first two years. The program is distinctive from other healthcare accelerator programs, offering unique exposure to top-level healthcare executives and venture capitalists while helping entrepreneurs accelerate product development and access to capital. This year NYDHA will also allow two companies to present a combined solution in a joint application to encourage collaborative innovation. Companies can submit applications through Monday, May 18, 2015, by applying to digitalhealthaccelerator.com.

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