AHA Center for Health Innovation

Dec 14, 2018
As we all work to reduce cost and improve value; deliver superior outcomes; create new innovative delivery models; and develop new strategic alliances, there’s great opportunity for innovation.
May 23, 2019
Hospital and health system leaders shared how they are driving innovation to advance health and the patient experience at this week’s 20th Annual Not-for-Profit Health Care Investor Conference.
May 21, 2019
The days of shared-risk, value-based contracts (VBC) dominating health care are seemingly just around the corner. But that reality may not materialize as quickly as some envision, based on results of the 9th Annual Industry Pulse Survey recently released by Change Healthcare and the HealthCare…
May 21, 2019
To understand what’s really driving Amazon's moves in pharmacy, it’s important to know the back story of Amazon’s $750 million-plus acquisition of PillPack, an online pharmacy for most medications that consumers can get from their local drugstores. PillPack sorts all of a customer’s medications by…
May 21, 2019
Technology is transforming how the world works. Automation, artificial intelligence and machine learning are reshaping the roles humans hold, and the responsibilities we carry out. While this shift creates uncertainty, it also creates opportunity for organizations that are open and adaptive to new…
May 17, 2019
The rapid transformation of health care has made innovation nothing short of imperative for hospitals and health systems. But innovation can be especially difficult when organizations cannot see through the chaos of a complex, uncertain and volatile environment. In this convenient, one-day…
May 14, 2019
Building and leading a culture of innovation is no easy task. But, in a time of disruption and transformation, it’s a critical activity for health care leaders. They undoubtedly will face challenges along the way, but they can avoid these three common mistakes, which were shared in a recent AHA…
May 14, 2019
Nurses regularly tackle clinical and operational challenges in innovative ways as they go about ensuring the best care for their patients. But, often the impact of their innovations are limited to the patients they care for directly. Not including nurses in enterprisewide innovation initiatives is…
May 14, 2019
Hardin Memorial Health in Elizabethtown, Ky., has become the first health system to implement IBM Watson Health Imaging’s artificial intelligence-powered software, Patient Synopsis. The program, trained by radiologists, integrates with and draws information from a health system’s existing platforms…
May 7, 2019
Sixty faculty members from Partners HealthCare — the Boston-based system that has been at the forefront of exploring artificial intelligence — recently identified 12 emerging AI technologies with the greatest potential to impact health care as soon as next year. The team identified its “Disruptive…