Innovation/New Models

Sep 17, 2018
*/ Hierarchy of Needs New HIMSS Media research shows where hospital leaders think technology innovation is most needed and what's getting in the way. The top innovation priorities among respondents include: Operational issues Patient experience Market share New models of care New…
Sep 17, 2018
*/ Planning Ahead Now that Jack Stoddard, former Comcast general manager of digital health, has taken over as chief operating officer of the Amazon.com Inc.-Berkshire Hathaway Inc.-JPMorgan Chase & Co. health care venture, the heavy lifting begins. Stoddard and CEO Atul Gawande, M.D., plan…
Sep 17, 2018
*/ What's New Continuing its health care venture activity, Cigna has put up $250 million to fund early- and growth-stage startups. Overseeing these investments, Cigna Ventures will target nine business lines across three sectors: insights and analytics, digital health and retail, and care…
Sep 14, 2018
Hospital and health care leaders from more than 40 countries will assemble in Brisbane, Australia Oct. 10-12 for the International Hospital Federation’s 42nd World Hospital Congress. Under the theme “Innovate | Integrate | Inspire – How can health care evolve to meet 21st century demands?,” the…
Sep 6, 2018
Epic sees global interoperability on its horizon As interoperability becomes a growing focal point for big tech companies looking to enter health care, medical record software company Epic is taking steps toward the same goal, reports Healthcare IT News. At the company's annual Users Group Meeting…
Sep 5, 2018
In an effort to further advance health in America, the American Hospital Association today officially launched the AHA Center for Health Innovation to support hospitals and health systems as they respond to and proactively lead change.   The AHA Center for Health Innovation's work will focus…
Sep 5, 2018
Nov. 9 at 1-2PM CST The proliferation of disruptors in healthcare coupled with the desire to connect with consumers provided the impetus for Providence St. Joseph Health to adopt and implement an aggressive and sophisticated digital strategy focused on the last mile consumer transaction and…
Aug 24, 2018
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services yesterday announced a new payment and service delivery model as part of a multi-pronged strategy to combat the nation’s opioid crisis. The goals of the Integrated Care for Kids (InCK) Model are to improve the quality of care for children under…
Aug 20, 2018
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services today awarded $8.6 million to 30 states and the District of Columbia to provide state insurance regulators with the opportunity to enhance states’ ability to strengthen their health insurance markets through innovative measures. CMS said states…
Aug 17, 2018
It’s no secret that health care is changing – rapidly. And how hospitals and health systems respond to the challenges of today will determine how well they can seize the opportunities of tomorrow. Helping the field navigate this transformation is a key AHA priority. And a driving reason behind the…