AHA Center for Health Innovation

May 4, 2021
Advisory councils or boards can play an integral role in engaging the voice of the patient to help shape changes from providers and health plans. But some organizations are going a step further.
May 4, 2021
The Blue Cross Blue Shield Association (BCBSA) launched a national strategy on April 20 to address racial health disparities, starting with maternal health. This multiyear strategy is built on harnessing data analytics to measure and track disparities and taking programs that work for individual…
Apr 27, 2021
These free resources provided by AHA Team Training include materials to support your TeamSTEPPS and team training needs.
Apr 27, 2021
On a recent Saturday in South Philadelphia, Tyrique Glasgow volunteered to be a patient ambassador to spread the word about a one-day COVID-19 vaccination clinic being run by Penn Medicine and Mercy Catholic Medical Center in a local gym.
Apr 27, 2021
In an indication that it will be targeting social determinants of health (SDOH), Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina will begin piloting programs to address food insecurity. The payer is partnering with several state organizations and food banks to boost enrollment in the Food and…
Apr 22, 2021
Digital technology adoption has not been without its challenges. The proliferation of online solutions can alter the workforce while taking valuable time away from the provider-patient interaction. This Transformation Talks video covers digital disruption.
Apr 21, 2021
What was once a small but mighty contingent of health care systems providing “hospital-at-home” care before the pandemic has grown into a larger movement. With this model, hospitals across the country are “admitting” patients to their own homes for acute care with excellent results.
Apr 20, 2021
Enthusiasm for and adoption of commercial artificial intelligence (AI) tools to aid clinical decision-making and patient care have been accelerating at a rapid pace. A new study, though, cautions that critical information often is missing from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) clearance…
Apr 20, 2021
Nearly one in five health care workers say they need mental health services due to the pandemic but have yet to seek care because they’re too busy, unable to get time off work, can’t afford it or are too afraid or embarrassed.
Apr 15, 2021
The AHA Center for Health Innovation’s Market Scan newsletter provides insights and analysis on the field’s latest developments in health care disruption, transformation and innovation. Sign up for your Free Market Scan subscription to get the latest news, insights and analysis on innovation…