AHA Center for Health Innovation

Jun 29, 2021
When it comes to telehealth, convenience appears to be king, according to the HIMSS 2021 State of Healthcare Report. Nearly two-thirds of patients surveyed in March said they prefer the convenience of telehealth compared with in-office visits.
Jun 29, 2021
Continuing its focus on health care innovation, Amazon Web Services has launched a four-week technical, business and mentorship accelerator program open to U.S.-based health care startups and international startups with existing U.S. operations.
Jun 24, 2021
EmPATH — or Emergency Psychiatric Assessment, Treatment and Healing — is designed to guide patients safely through a current crisis while building coping skills that will guide them through future challenges. Though it just opened in March, this unit is moving emergency mental health care in a new…
Jun 24, 2021
The 2021 AHA Virtual Leadership Summit, July 28-29, features senior health care executives, clinicians and experts in the field presenting high level, transformational strategies and innovative approaches for achieving sustainability while delivering greater value and health equity through…
Jun 22, 2021
Amazon is pursuing an aggressive strategy to rapidly scale its telehealth service, known as Amazon Care, not only to all its employees but to other employers. But like most of the e-commerce giant’s health care aspirations, Amazon officials have been notoriously tight-lipped.
Jun 22, 2021
A select few individuals will come up with once-in-a-generation innovations like developing a new drug or a life-saving medical procedure. Linkner encourages leaders to focus on innovations that bring incremental advances, which can bridge to larger breakthroughs.
Jun 15, 2021
The AHA Living Learning Network (LLN) is creating a digital look book to showcase every aspect of the past year as we look back and reflect on the pandemic. Join us in this important effort by sharing photographs, commentaries and short stories that define the challenges, collaborations,…
Jun 15, 2021
Health care executives may want to devote even more strategic planning time to moving services outside hospital walls. That’s because seismic shifts are expected in the outpatient landscape over the next decade, notes a recent forecast from the market analytics firm Sg2, a Vizient company.
Jun 15, 2021
Navv Systems Inc., born out of Henry Ford Health System, will use the injection of a $3.2 million venture capital seed round to bolster its pipeline of health care systems focused on better tracking of equipment and personnel, as well as helping patients and visitors better navigate complex…
Jun 8, 2021
UnitedHealthcare launched Community Catalyst, an initiative that includes 23 programs involving collaborations with community-based organizations and health centers. Community Catalyst’s goal will be to close gaps in care and address health equity issues, food insecurity among seniors and the…