AHA Center for Health Innovation

Oct 9, 2018
In their first joint initiative since forming a collaboration to drive innovation, Advocate Aurora Health and Chicago-based health technology incubator Matter launched the Health Care Tech Venture Challenge.
Oct 1, 2018
John Hancock, one of the nation's oldest and largest life insurers, will stop underwriting traditional life insurance and instead sell only what it's calling interactive policies in which individuals can regularly share their fitness and health data from wearable devices and smartphones.
Oct 1, 2018
On the heels of New York's top financial watchdog expressing alarm over the proposed $69 billion merger between CVS and Aetna, the drug store chain's CEO has begun a more public campaign to lay out the company's strategy for achieving $750 million in savings.
Oct 1, 2018
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Sep 26, 2018
The AHA and its Institute for Diversity and Health Equity with support from the Aetna Foundation today announced the launch of a national program dedicated to closing gaps in health equity.
Sep 24, 2018
Despite the technical and feasibility challenges faced by artificial intelligence in health care, venture capitalists are betting that positive results will come sooner than later. Private equity investments in AI health care startups are soaring.
Sep 24, 2018
Accenture is working with Merck and Amazon Web Services to build a cloud-based informatics platform for life-sciences collaborators. Meanwhile, Deloitte and Vineti announced that they will work together to build a cloud-based, precision-medicine platform.
Sep 24, 2018
mHealth Intelligence reports that a yearlong Humana telehealth study that has yet to be published found that physicians with a virtual care platform prescribe fewer antibiotics than they do for in-office visits and are more discerning about tests and follow-ups, resulting in more effective…
Sep 24, 2018
Carle — a central Illinois-based integrated health system that includes hospitals, a physician group and the health plan HealthAlliance — used design thinking to develop a new set of health plan offerings to better engage millennials.