As a result of their selection, Hindsait and host organization New York Blood Center (NYBC) will receive funding for a 2014 pilot program.
Pinaki Dasgupta, Hindsait's CEO said, "Healthcare is just starting to take advantage of the tremendous value that artificial intelligence and predictive analytics can bring to leverage big data and improve our healthcare system and the health of our citizens. Hindsait is proud to have been selected by Pilot Health Tech NYC’s impressive panel of judges in what was a very competitive field. We look forward to helping healthcare payors, providers and organizations like New York Blood Center to improve patient outcomes and reduce costs."
Beth Shaz, Chief Medical Officer of New York Blood Center had this comment: "New York Blood Center is excited to partner with Hindsait, a leading healthcare artificial intelligence company, in a new pilot to improve the health of New Yorkers. With this program we aim to dramatically increase NYBC's number of African American blood donors. The pilot's success will make a significant difference in the health of African Americans who are now badly underrepresented among New York's blood donors."
Pilot Health Tech NYC awarded its first pilots in 2013 after being launched by The New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) in partnership with Health 2.0. The program leverages the momentum of NY’s health tech startups and positions New York City as the nation's hub for healthcare technology. One of the many signs of the program’s success at selecting promising health tech startups is the recent investment of more than $130 million, led by Google Ventures in a Pilot Health Tech 2013 winner, Flatiron Health.
Now celebrating its 50th anniversary, New York Blood Center (NYBC) is one of the largest independent, community-based blood centers in the country. Each year, NYBC provides approximately one million blood products to nearly 200 hospitals in the Northeast. NYBC also provides a wide array of transfusion-
Hindsait, Inc. turns artificial intelligence (ai), predictive analytics and big data into better healthcare with a SaaS platform that helps healthcare organizations predict, manage and improve patient outcomes more profitably. To learn more or to contact the company for a product demonstration, visit www.hindsait.com