- Community Health, EHR, Event, Value Based Payment, Population Health Management
MDLand International, delivering one of the major EHR platforms in NYC is a leading health information technology company providing cloud-based certified electronic health records, practice management systems, clinical connectivity and integration, and population health platform to practices and healthcare organizations. MDLand joined hundreds of diverse doctors who serve over 700,000 patients through Governor Cuomo’s DSRIP initiative in attendance to map out a long-term strategy to address severe health disparities and cultural barriers to care, in efforts to improve New York’s healthcare delivery system, to increase care and drive down costs through improved connections to care and healthcare record sharing.
SOMOS’s First Annual Conference outlined operational best practices and mapped a long-term policy agenda to address health care disparities in New York’s Immigrant Neighborhoods, with a concentration on Latinx, Chinese Communities, to enhance the connection between patients and providers. As Dr. Ramon Tallaj, SOMOS Founder and Chairman, and a practicing physician with practices in Upper Manhattan who is an immigrant himself from the Dominican Republic, said “As physicians on the frontlines serving over 700,000 Medicaid beneficiaries, including over 500,000 in the Latinx community, we have seen firsthand the impact of the DSRIP initiative, helping make significant strides to improving New York’s healthcare delivery system, increasing care and driving down costs through improved connections to care and healthcare record sharing. However, the work is far from finished”. And as Dr. Henry Chen, President of SOMOS, a physician with practices in Queens, Brooklyn and Manhattan, and a Chinese immigrant himself noted, “We want to build on our progress to strengthen our communities which, too often, are isolated from advancements in healthcare…”