AHA Center for Health Innovation

Mar 8, 2022
Questions remain about who the primary telehealth users are, where utilization is concentrated, how patients prefer to access care and how physicians feel about delivering care in this manner. Two recent reports looked at these issues and came to a similar finding: Absent significant change,…
Mar 8, 2022
Teladoc has begun offering access to some of its general medical telehealth services through Amazon’s Alexa voice assistant and Echo devices. Under the partnership, consumers can now give the command “Alexa, I want to talk to a doctor” at any time of the day and they will be routed to a Teladoc…
Mar 1, 2022
Here are the top medical innovations the Cleveland Clinic sees for 2022, including next-gen of mRNA vaccinology, PSMA-targeted therapy for prostate cancer, novel drug treatment for type 2 diabetes, and artificial intelligence (AI) for early sepsis detection.
Mar 1, 2022
Virtual reality technology could be poised for much wider application in areas like surgical training, helping patients manage chronic pain and obtain mental health support.
Feb 22, 2022
Health care organizations reported new levels of use in patient portals, online health information gathering and mobile apps in the 2021 Most Wired Survey conducted by the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME).
Feb 22, 2022
The Hippocratic oath has provided an ethical guide for physicians for centuries. Updating language about patient privacy to include data privacy and acknowledging the transformative impact medical technologies like artificial intelligence and robotics have in providing care could help younger…