13 June 2016
DataArt Wins Third Place at the InnovateNYP
New York, NY – June 13, 2016 – DataArt, the global technology consulting firm that creates end-to-end solutions, won the third place in the InnovateNYP: Pediatric App Challenge, hosted by the NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital.
Sixteen teams participated in a ten-week competition to develop a working prototype of a software application to advance pediatric care and were judged on creativity, ease of use, design, innovation, benefit for users and overall quality.
DataArt developed a prototype of a complete patient engagement solution for pediatric patients with diabetes, which can be customized for any other clinical state and consists of two interconnected applications: one for the child, one for the parents.
The children’s application is gamified by an animated interactive squirrel that leads the child through the daily schedule, suggests personalized educational content and rewards for compliance. The application captures digital glucometer readings, gathers daily statistics about the child’s condition and reports it to the parental application.
The parental app guides parents throughout the treatment process and monitors the child’s condition and progress through a history of vital indicators. This provides educational content and recommendations for the child's daily routine, diet and activity. It also reminds the parents of the time for the child to take medication and check blood sugar levels, as well as scheduled doctor visits, helping to reduce the number of risk factors.
“We felt that teaching a child self-management skills while at the same time creating educated parent involvement is crucial to improving the long-term health outcomes for children with chronic conditions, you need to engage the whole family” said Daniel Piekarz, Head of Healthcare and Life Sciences Practice at DataArt.
The announcement came during the Patient Engagement Innovation Panel Discussion at the Harvard Club hosted by DataArt’s Healthcare and Life Sciences Practice, which brought together technology executives from major hospitals and healthtech companies in an enticing dialogue on patient engagement innovation.
DataArt is the technology consulting firm that creates end-to-end solutions, from concept and strategy, to design, implementation and support, helping global clients in the financial services, healthcare, hospitality, media and IoT sectors achieve important business outcomes. Rooted in deep domain knowledge and technology expertise, DataArt designs new products, modernizes enterprise systems and provides managed services delivered by outstanding development teams in the U.S., UK, Central and Eastern Europe, and Latin America. As a recognized leader in business and technology services, DataArt has earned the trust of some of the world’s leading brands and most discerning clients, including McGraw-Hill Financial, Coller Capital, BankingUp, Ocado, artnet, Betfair, Skyscanner, Collette Vacations, Booker and Charles River Laboratories.
NewYork-Presbyterian is one of the nation’s largest and most comprehensive healthcare delivery networks, focused on providing innovative and compassionate care to patients in the New York metropolitan area and throughout the globe. Each year, nearly 29,000 NewYork-Presbyterian professionals deliver exceptional care to more than 2 million patients. In collaboration with two renowned medical school partners, Weill Cornell Medicine and Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons, NewYork-Presbyterian is consistently recognized as a leader in medical education, groundbreaking research and clinical innovation.