Emmy, a platform that connects individuals to surgery patients to accompany them on their return home after surgery, partnered with The Endoscopy Center of New York and Westside GI Center. Both organizations are based in New York City.
Here's what you should know:
1. New York State law requires patients undergoing a procedure with anesthesia to have a person accompany them home after surgery. Emmy provides patients with background-checked individuals to accompany them home.
2. Emmy touts that endoscopy centers have fewer missed or cancelled procedures, when utilizing its services.
3. Since launching in September, Emmy has partnered with 17-plus healthcare providers to ensure patients get home safely.