Innovation

Feb 25, 2021
Hospitals and health systems should embrace opportunities to work with other stakeholders in the health care ecosystem, such as tech data companies, on new combinations of services. Leaders should see this as an opportunity to work together with health care disruptors, if they are not doing so…
Feb 12, 2021
AHA Center for Health Innovation Chief Operating Officer Andy Shin sees a new focus at the intersection of technology and the caregiver-patient relationship: compassion tech. In this week’s blog, Shin describes compassion tech and its promising potential for health care.
Feb 11, 2021
Although “compassion tech” does not yet define a particular category of innovations, it follows the natural evolution of health care technology. While e-health was popularized by the digitization of health care through electronic medical records, we now use “digital health” to refer to a wide range…
Jan 28, 2021
Indiana University Health, part of AHA’s Living Learning Network, was able to overcome early supply chain challenges during the pandemic and help smaller health care neighbors in need, writes Dan Handel, M.D., vice president and chief medical officer for the health system’s south central region.
Jan 21, 2021
When hundreds of leaders gather virtually February 17–18 for the AHA Rural Health Care Leadership Conference, there will be opportunities for you to make, build and renew connections that help innovate and transform health care, through a pioneering approach toward conferencing.