Innovation

May 23, 2019
Hospital and health system leaders shared how they are driving innovation to advance health and the patient experience at this week’s 20th Annual Not-for-Profit Health Care Investor Conference.
May 17, 2019
The rapid transformation of health care has made innovation nothing short of imperative for hospitals and health systems. But innovation can be especially difficult when organizations cannot see through the chaos of a complex, uncertain and volatile environment. In this convenient, one-day…
May 14, 2019
Building and leading a culture of innovation is no easy task. But, in a time of disruption and transformation, it’s a critical activity for health care leaders. They undoubtedly will face challenges along the way, but they can avoid these three common mistakes, which were shared in a recent AHA…
May 14, 2019
Nurses regularly tackle clinical and operational challenges in innovative ways as they go about ensuring the best care for their patients. But, often the impact of their innovations are limited to the patients they care for directly. Not including nurses in enterprisewide innovation initiatives is…
May 7, 2019
Hoping to give a boost to startups with innovative medical technologies that show promise for improving patient care, Mayo Clinic and Arizona State University have selected six firms for their inaugural MedTech Accelerator program.
May 3, 2019
The Federal Trade Commission will hold a public workshop June 18 in Washington, D.C., to assess the impact of certificates of public advantage on health care prices, quality, access and innovation.
May 2, 2019
In part two of this blog series, AHA Senior Vice President and Chief Medical Officer Jay Bhatt, shares some tips for standing out in AHA’s 2019 Innovation Challenge. Applications are due May 24.
May 1, 2019
In part one of this two-part blog series, AHA Senior Vice President and Chief Medical Officer Jay Bhatt, D.O., discusses how AHA’s 2019 Innovation Challenge directs bold new thinking to urgent problems. Applications for the challenge are open through May 24. Read more and watch for part two…
Apr 30, 2019
In this AHA Stat Blog, Priya Bathija, vice president of AHA’s The Value Initiative, writes that, while high-tech innovations are significant, we must not forget about affordable alternatives that are within easy reach. She shares examples of these types of solutions developed by hospitals and…
Apr 23, 2019
Major transformational shifts in health care have made it difficult to visualize the path to future success. And building out an effective strategy — in which advancing innovation, making savvy technology investments and forging sound partnerships are givens — can be fraught with complexity,…