AHA Center for Health Innovation

Feb 13, 2020
One in every five American adults are living with a behavioral health disorder. Roughly half of these people don’t receive treatment. How should the health care field respond? What can be done to improve access and affordability? Learn more from AHA's Center for Health Innovation.
Feb 13, 2020
The AARP’s Livability Index acts as a useful tool for health care organizations and communities working on innovative, place-based solutions that improve health outcomes for all, writes Shannon Guzman, senior strategic policy advisor at the AARP Public Policy Institute.
Feb 10, 2020
Deploying telehealth in rural areas and elsewhere to deliver care more efficiently while reducing costs and expanding access continues to accelerate. And the evidence is mounting that virtual care is delivering on these promises. This was a hot topic at the recent AHA Rural Health Care Leadership…
Feb 10, 2020
Winona (Minn.) Health is using an intelligent online exam tool built on an AI platform to automate care delivery and improve both efficiency and the patient experience for those in remote areas. Patients can access Winona Health’s SmartExam platform from Bright MD 24/7, complete an online…
Feb 5, 2020
Health care can borrow from the startup playbook, embrace new mindsets and leverage the ingenuity and compassion that define our field’s connection to purpose, writes Andy Shin, chief operating officer for the AHA Center for Health Innovation.
Feb 3, 2020
The latest national “Futurescan” survey of health care executives found that 18% of respondents already have entered into at least three vertical partnerships with organizations in areas such as insurers and pharmaceutical companies, and another 63% are somewhat or very likely to do so within the…
Feb 3, 2020
Karen Conway, vice president of health care value at Global Healthcare Exchange, noted recently in HealthData Management that various technologies will help supply chain leaders in their organizational mission to facilitate better care at lower costs.
Feb 3, 2020
With rising prices for insulin and the costs of many other diabetes-related drugs taking their toll on patients, CVS Health recently announced that its pharmacy benefits management unit CVS Caremark is launching a program to enable employers and payers to offer these medications at no out-of-pocket…
Jan 29, 2020
During the yearlong Hospital Community Cooperative pilot program, 10 hospital and community organization teams achieved 300 sustainable community health improvement outputs and promoted health equity. Learn more about the HCC’s initial success as the program grows in 2020.
Jan 28, 2020
Transforming health care to become more consumer-centered, less expensive and more innovative in where and how care is delivered has proven to be more challenging than many hospital and health system leaders envisioned. What’s more, many CEOs expect the pace of change to keep accelerating even as…