Hackensack Meridian Health, a not-for-profit health care integrated health care network in New Jersey has partnered with Boston-based health tech company PatientPing to achieve higher quality care through better patient care coordination. As part of the partnership with PatientPing, the healthcare system will implement a care coordination network across all of Hackensack Meridian Health’s 13 hospitals, meaning that providers in the state will be able to see when patients are admitted, discharged or transferred to/from a Hackensack Meridian Health hospital.
PatientPing aims to enhance medical information transparency between once disconnected health care providers by implementing its technology to improve patient care. Upon joining PatientPing, providers receive “pings,” or real-time notifications, whenever their patients receive care at a wide range of facilities in New Jersey and beyond. At the facility where patients are getting care, providers receive care instructions that include contact information for others on the patient’s care team as well as patient visit histories. By sharing this information in real time, providers can seamlessly coordinate their patient’s care.
“We are thrilled to anchor in New Jersey with Hackensack Meridian Health. They have proven to be an incredibly innovative thought leader committed to re-writing the future of health care. Patients in New Jersey will see the full continuum of care – hospital, rehab provider, home health provider – come together in a way that measurably improves the patient and provider experience,” said Jay Desai, co-founder & CEO, PatientPing. “We could not be more proud to be launching in the region with Hackensack Meridian Health and are thrilled to invite other providers in New Jersey and surrounding states into the PatientPing community to enjoy the benefits of seamless care coordination.”
To date, PatientPing’s nationwide community includes more than 17,000 providers and has a presence in Massachusetts, Connecticut, Michigan, Pennsylvania, Vermont, New Hampshire and now New Jersey. The company recently raised $31.6 million in Series B funding led by Andreessen Horowitz and Leerink Transformation Partners last December.