AHA Center for Health Innovation

Feb 25, 2021
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Feb 25, 2021
Hospitals and health systems should embrace opportunities to work with other stakeholders in the health care ecosystem, such as tech data companies, on new combinations of services. Leaders should see this as an opportunity to work together with health care disruptors, if they are not doing so…
Feb 23, 2021
A 4-week virtual workshop series focused on strategies that align the principles and practices of patient and family engagement with your organization’s overall teamwork and communication initiatives.
Feb 23, 2021
Identifying the underlying factors that contribute to disparities in outcomes in vulnerable rural populations and developing strategies to address these issues remain constant challenges, but progress is being made. OSF Healthcare’s Health Equities Action Lab (HEAL) is employing a data-driven…
Feb 23, 2021
Tri-County Health Care in Wadena, Minn., experienced a cultural transformation over the past two years that significantly improved employee engagement, patient satisfaction, quality and safety, and other key operating parameters. What its leaders could not have predicted, however, was how this work…
Feb 16, 2021
The hospital-at-home model is expanding concepts of where and how acute medical care can be delivered. Hospitals can “admit” qualified patients into their homes, where they receive acute, hospital-level care through a combination of telemedicine, remote patient monitoring and in-person visits.
Feb 16, 2021
Some provider organizations are developing powerful networks by forging broad-based community partnerships, integrating physical and behavioral health care and more to address barriers to access. During a recent AHA Transformation Talks video, leaders from WakeMed Health and Hospitals in Raleigh, N…
Feb 11, 2021
Although “compassion tech” does not yet define a particular category of innovations, it follows the natural evolution of health care technology. While e-health was popularized by the digitization of health care through electronic medical records, we now use “digital health” to refer to a wide range…
Feb 9, 2021
Demonstrating inspired leadership, innovative collaborative efforts and forward-thinking governance, rural hospitals and health systems continue to deliver care in the face of overwhelming adversity. Organizations across the nation will gather virtually Feb. 17-18 for the AHA Rural Health Care…
Feb 4, 2021
In this episode, Angela Yochem, EVP and chief transformation and digital officer, Novant, talks about the change in mindset driven by digital health care and how new technologies are building a better health care future.