AHA Center for Health Innovation

Jan 28, 2020
Google Cloud has hit a significant roadblock as it tries to execute its plans to help health care organizations turn their data into breakthroughs via better care and more streamlined operations. Epic Systems, one of the largest electronic health record companies in the nation, has been calling…
Jan 28, 2020
Widespread use of virtual care platforms to deliver primary care has been expected for some time now and a recent agreement between MDLIVE and Cigna could jump-start the transition.
Jan 28, 2020
As a follow-up to our report last week on the J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference, Maryjane Wurth, AHA executive vice president and chief operating officer, recently shared key takeaways from presentations by providers, technology firms, payers and others.
Jan 23, 2020
The TeamSTEPPS Next Steps workshop is an advanced 1.5-day immersive workshop to refresh TeamSTEPPS tools while using design thinking principles to construct and refine an implementation plan.
Jan 22, 2020
Maryjane Wurth, AHA executive vice president and chief operating officer, shares strategies and insights gleaned from last week’s J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference in San Francisco.
Jan 21, 2020
Leaders from health care delivery systems, insurers, the pharmaceuticals industry and technology companies converged on San Francisco last week for the annual J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference and got a close-up look at just how quickly the field is transforming. News came quickly on several fronts…
Jan 21, 2020
Intermountain Healthcare, long committed to reducing patients’ out-of-pocket costs, is making good on its pledge albeit at a steep price, Chief Financial Officer Bert Zimmerli told a packed crowd.
Jan 21, 2020
Payers like Humana and Oscar Health, along with Aetna, represented by its parent company CVS Health, provided updates on how their evolving strategies are reducing health care costs and driving health behaviors. Humana CEO Bruce Broussard said the flurry of payer mergers and acquisitions in the…
Jan 21, 2020
Providers and payers weren’t the only ones making news about how they’re working to remove or reduce cost and transform care delivery. On the eve of the conference, telemedicine giant Teladoc said it was buying the virtual care platform provider InTouch Health for $600 million.
Jan 17, 2020
Through its Get Healthy, Live Well initiative, the Georgia-based health system has increased the number of community residents adopting healthy behaviors. It has accomplished this by pursuing policy changes, connecting individuals with easy-to access wellness programs and collaborating with local…