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Sep 22, 2020
Strategy and innovation leaders from hospitals and health systems across the country recently came together to share lessons learned and plans for the future as the field moves from response through recovery and on to rebuilding. The virtual “Navigating a New Reality” program Sept. 14-16 from the AHA Center for Health Innovation and the Society for Health Care Strategy & Market Development generated a wealth of insights for health care leaders.
Sep 22, 2020
The recently created KidsX Accelerator program will bring together 32 pediatric hospitals from across the globe to partner with digital health startup companies to meet the unique needs of pediatric patients and their families.
Sep 15, 2020
Experts from the AHA Center for Health Innovation’s Innovation Collaborative, a cohort of leading organizations that convene regularly to share best practices and solve common challenges, recently shared the following insights on how they approach technology evaluation.
Sep 15, 2020
While commercial payers and employers are finding their own ways of dealing with this new COVID-19 normal, it’s important for hospital and health system leaders to stay abreast of how the upheaval in these sectors may ultimately impact provider organizations.
Sep 1, 2020
Published last month, the first of a three-part survey report from The Physicians Foundation paints a sobering picture of the existential threat the pandemic has posed to many physician practices.
Sep 1, 2020
After demonstrating the value of virtual care for routine primary care services, telehealth startups are rapidly diversifying services and forming strategic partnerships to expand market share.
Aug 25, 2020
Nothing has tested health care providers’ mettle to be more nimble, efficient and responsive than COVID-19. And now, with the future anything but clear, strategic thinkers, consultants and tech gurus have begun to reimagine the field’s future and what opportunities lie ahead.
Aug 25, 2020
To ensure that health care organizations, physicians and nurses remain prepared to meet these demands to care for patients who undergo recommended essential operations, the AHA along with the American College of Surgeons, American Society of Anesthesiologists and Association of periOperative Registered Nurses, released a Joint Statement: Roadmap for Maintaining Essential Surgery During COVID-19 Pandemic.
Aug 18, 2020
Deferment of medical care during the pandemic has had negative consequences for patients and providers. And even now, with most states lifting restrictions on so-called elective surgeries, the issue of how to quickly and effectively restart these services could bring unintended consequences.
Aug 11, 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic forced Americans to rapidly and without warning pivot to telehealth at levels exponentially higher than before the pandemic. So, what’s next?


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