Innovation/New Models

Jul 12, 2018
Even as a nurse, married to a physician, I found helping my aging parents navigate the health care labyrinth to be a daunting and eye-opening experience. My mom’s 11-year battle with Alzheimer’s ended on Sept. 11, 2017, leaving her 24/7 caregiver, my father, alone and searching for purpose. I am…
Jul 12, 2018
Massachusetts Hospitals Pour Resources into Affordable Housing Boston Medical Center has invested $6.5 million in housing aid in some of the city’s poorest neighborhoods, such as its $800,000 investment in government subsidized brownstones in Boston’s Dorchester neighborhood.  A recent…
Jul 11, 2018
Every top business executive faces day-to-day worries that don’t go away — competition, supply and demand, personnel management, and on and on. But those pale compared to sector-wide seismic shifts that threaten to disrupt whole enterprises or industries. Our firm asked senior leaders in health…
Jul 6, 2018
Hospital and health system leaders are invited to apply for the AHA's Health Care System Transformation Fellowship. The nine-month program strategically aligns with AHA's Value Initiative to provide training in leadership and value-based strategies to tackle the key issues and disruptors affecting…
Jun 29, 2018
Please join the American Hospital Association (AHA) and leading organizations across the country to explore various ways hospitals and health systems are innovating to enhance value and address new entrants to the health care field.
Jun 26, 2018
Spotlight Health – the health care-focused opening segment of the annual Aspen Ideas Festival – was held last weekend in Colorado featuring a diverse mix of sessions, with more than 125 presenters and 80 sessions spread over five tracks – The Cutting Edge of Medicine and Science; Disrupting Health…
Jun 21, 2018
Case Studies in Innovative Patient Engagement Focusing on Condition Management & Community Scheduling Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018 1 - 2 p.m. Eastern; noon - 1 p.m. Central; 10 - 11 a.m. Pacific   Two of the biggest challenges in patient engagement are ineffective condition…
Jun 18, 2018
Eligible organizations can apply through July 30 for up to $200,000 in fiscal year 2018 funding to develop opioid use disorder prevention, treatment and recovery plans for high-risk rural communities, the Health Resources and Services Administration announced. The lead applicant must be part…
Jun 13, 2018
Speakers at last month’s AHA Annual Membership Meeting shared federal and state innovations in health care delivery, and the social supports that best address the mental, physical and social needs for Medicaid populations.   Moderated by AHA board member John Haupert, president and CEO of…
Jun 6, 2018
The Department of Health and Human Services seeks public comment on a planned initiative to develop a workgroup “to facilitate constructive, high-level dialogue between HHS leadership and those focused on innovating and investing in the health care industry.” Specifically, HHS seeks comment on how…