The initiative will provide a full suite of virtual care, digital screeners and remote monitoring services for patients as well as a comprehensive workforce assessment, deployment and wellness program for employees

NEW YORK, NY, May 23, 2020 /Neptune100/ — The Healthcare Association of New York State (HANYS) has partnered with Rx.Health to launch a comprehensive program to support remote patient care as well as back-to-work efforts for its health system employees.

The program extends’s offering for patients in virtual care and remote monitoring to ensure effective deployment of employees while supporting their physician health and emotional well-being through its platform partners including Valera Health (provider of full set of behavioral health services), Clickotine® (digital therapeutics for smoking cessation).

“New York State has been most significantly impacted due to COVID-19 outbreak and HANYS is committed to support our patients, communities, healthcare organizations and their workforce in recovery and reopening efforts,” said Tom Hallisey, Director of Healthcare Information Technology Strategy at HANYS. “Rx.Health has been our long standing technology partner and through this program, we are enabling an effective model that allows our member organizations to ensure that their patients as well as employees are well protected, appropriately cared for and staying healthy and in the midst of current crisis.”

“We are privileged to partner with HANYS and support health systems of all sizes to enable rapid outreach, digital monitoring and health assessment for at-risk patients as well as employees and help them manage and deploy their workforce effectively during recovery,” said Gaurav Narang, VP of Strategic Partnerships and Operations at Rx.Health.

As a part of this program, Rx.Health has launched a 21 day series of mindfulness sessions and webinars to honor our frontline healthcare workers during Mental Health Awareness month and Nurses Week. Anyone can enroll for 21 doses of Mindfulness by registering at or by Texting “Mindful” to 64722.


The Healthcare Association of New York State is the only statewide hospital and continuing care association in New York, representing nonprofit and public hospitals, nursing homes, home care agencies and other healthcare organizations. HANYS is a nonprofit corporation whose mission is to advance the health of individuals and communities by providing leadership, representation and service to healthcare providers and systems across the entire continuum of care.

About Rx.Health and COVereD initiative
Rx.Health is changing the way both patients and provider think about digital medicine. A spin-off from the Mount Sinai Health System, Rx.Health provides the first enterprise-wide Digital Medicine delivery system that enables physicians to prescribe evidence-based mobile health applications, multi-media education, wearables, and therapeutics to patients via EHRs at the point of care. Information on Rx.Health is available at

About Valera Health
Valera Health is an emerging healthcare company dedicated to providing personalized tele-mental health coaching, therapy and medication management. The company’s proven technology, analytics, team-based care model and high performing providers are achieving unparalleled results of depression improvement and remission rates compared to usual care. Employers can also access Valera’s corporate mental health training and webinars for employees impacted by the COVID19 pandemic. Valera is deeply committed to meeting the mental health needs of our communities during this time of crisis. For more information, go to

About Clickotine
Clickotine is a clinically validated fully digital smoking cessation program developed by Click Therapeutics Inc. Click Therapeutics develops and commercializes software as prescription medical treatments for people with unmet medical needs. Through cognitive and neurobehavioral mechanisms, Click’s Digital Therapeutics™ enable change within individuals, and are designed to be used independently or in conjunction with biomedical treatments. The Clickometrics® adaptive data science platform continuously personalizes user experience to optimize engagement and outcomes. Clickotine®, Click’s industry-leading smoking cessation program is available nationwide through a wide variety of payers, providers, and employers. For more information, visit and