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AlleyWatch.com Interviews eCaring CEO Robert Herzog

User Category: BlogOn: July 15, 2013

AlleyWatch is the destination for startup news in New York City. We were very excited to have eCaring's CEO, Robert Herzog, sit down with AlleyWatch to talk about the company and winning the PILOT Health Tech NY competition.  Here's a snippet of the interview: Tell us about your product/service. eCaring makes it easy to generate comprehensive real time actionable health care data from the home.   Its intuitive system enables home health aides, caregivers and patients to enter extensive behavioral, clinical and medication adherence data and alerts that keep people in their homes and out of the hospital, lowering health care costs while improving care quality.  eCaring is a new source of big health care data — for the first time, from the home. What market are you attacking and how big is it? Tens of millions of elderly and patients with chronic conditions will benefit from using eCaring to manage their in-home health care.  Many are enrolled in Managed Care Organizations which bear the risks, costs and responsibilities of taking care of these patient populations, who require eCaring to be able to manage the care and contain the costs of treating them.  As millions of Americans gain access to insurance under the Affordable Care Act, as well as the two to three million aging-in to Medicare each year, the cost and management issues for patients will become even more acute. To read more, visit AlleyWatch.com.