Collaboration & Partnerships

Jun 2, 2021
The Department of Health and Human Services yesterday announced a new type of public-private partnership to accelerate the development and commercialization of technologies and medical products needed to respond to, or prevent, future public health emergencies, such as pandemics, and other health…
Jun 1, 2021
As hospitals and health care systems work to provide the best care possible while also being efficient with the transformative financial burdens brought on by COVID-19, “partnerships have been a necessary response to these pressures,” writes Kenneth Kaufman, managing director and chair of…
May 11, 2021
Providers and insurers have been working together for years to align incentives on payment and quality, but Delaware-based ChristianaCare and Highmark Health Options are taking their relationship a step further. They’ve established a 10-year deal to create a new for-profit joint venture company…
Apr 29, 2021
Detroit-based Henry Ford Health System developed and implemented a framework connecting clinicians with laboratory professionals, which improved collaboration, removed process waste, improved patient outcomes and resulted in process efficiencies.
Apr 26, 2021
UChicago Medicine found an opportunity to enhance inpatient treatment for opioid use disorder by leveraging non-specialist clinical expertise and collaborating with local community-based treatment providers. Read more from George Weyer, M.D., about this successful consult service and how it formed.
Apr 12, 2021
AHA and the Health Information Sharing and Analysis Center (Health-ISAC), a non-profit member organization for sharing cyber threat intelligence and best practices, released a joint white paper to help senior health care leaders understand and respond to certain cyber risks to their enterprise…
Mar 30, 2021
AHA is looking for hospitals and community partners to advance health equity. Applications for the 2021 Hospital Community Collaborative Cohort are now open.
Mar 17, 2021
In this episode, William Shrank, chief medical officer, Humana, explains how strong payer-provider partnerships help advance patient care and enable success in value-based care models.
Mar 2, 2021
A report issued by the group last month, the “National Dialogue for Healthcare Innovation,” provides a framework for how hospitals and health systems, public health, government leaders and others can work together during future crises. The wide-ranging report addresses three primary areas in which…
Oct 13, 2020
The Hospital Community Cooperative (HCC) program is catalyzing place-based collaborative projects that accelerate data-driven strategies and directly address health-related social needs (HRSNs) for specific patient populations and, more broadly, social determinants of health for entire communities.