AHA Center for Health Innovation

Sep 17, 2018
*/ Back to Work David Shulkin, the former U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs secretary, will become chief innovation officer and a strategic advisor at Sanford Health, Sioux Falls, S.D. He will focus on research and Sanford's Imagentics, Chip, Profile and World Clinic.
Sep 17, 2018
*/ Serious Health Implications The new Apple Watch Series 4 — billed by the company as an "intelligent guardian for health" — can detect falls, take electrocardiograms and show nutritional information. This significantly ups its potential value as a tool to help patients monitor their health…
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 10, 2018
The AHA is opening a new chapter in advancing health in America. We launched the AHA Center for Health Innovation last week to be a catalyst for action as hospitals and health systems continue to redefine the “H” and transform care. Lead. Connect. Transform. That’s our focus as we harness the best…
Sep 5, 2018
    American Hospital Association: Charting a New Path to Health Care Innovation AHA Center for Health Innovation to Help Hospitals and Health Systems Drive High-impact Innovation and Transformation   September 5, 2018     In an effort to further advance health in America, the American…
Sep 4, 2018
12 Considerations for CEOs
Cybersecurity vulnerabilities and intrusions pose risks to every hospital. While there are significant benefits for care delivery and organizational efficiency from the expanded use of networked technology and electronic exchange of health information, this greater connectivity increases exposure…