AHA Center for Health Innovation

Jun 8, 2021
Seattle private equity firm Frazier Healthcare Partners has raised $1.4 billion for a new buyout fund targeting midsize health-tech startups. The Frazier Healthcare Growth Buyout Fund X, L.p., plans to allocate between $50 million and $300 million of equity among the companies in which it invests.
Jun 4, 2021
The COVID-19 pandemic illuminated health disparities, and the renewed calls for social justice and dismantling structural racism have moved front and center to our community health improvement work.
Jun 4, 2021
COVID-19. Never have our communities been faced with such a challenge, bringing to light the full spectrum of heartache and resiliency. From the chronic stress to the sense of community that comes with a shared traumatic event, our public health infrastructure stood strong and showed us that we…
Jun 4, 2021
As the global pandemic recedes, hospitals, health systems and community-based organizations must continue to align strategies and tactics and accelerate the shared work on ensuring health equity and creating communities that contribute to vitality for all.
Jun 1, 2021
Among the many emerging models of primary care from outside disruptors in the field, concierge medicine has been steadily gaining traction with patients. And over the past couple of years, a growing number of health systems have been partnering with One Medical, whose model has been linked to…
Jun 1, 2021
Anthem and Epic are collaborating to expand bidirectional data exchange. The partnership will integrate Epic’s payer platform into Anthem’s operating system while Anthem will add Epic’s information to its sources.
May 27, 2021
Reliance on digital tools can exacerbate barriers to care among certain populations and may be less accessible to people with limited English proficiency. As these technologies become ubiquitous, now is the time to examine digital health from an equity lens to ensure that no community is left…
May 26, 2021
It’s Community Health Improvement Week (Chi-week). Share your ideas, hopes and dreams for a nation where all people can enjoy healthy lives.
May 25, 2021
Nearly 93% of CEOs say the pace of innovation has accelerated over the past year. Examples of pandemic-induced innovation include expanded virtual care services and new hospital-at-home programs, according to Modern Healthcare’s quarterly Power Panel survey.