Innovation

Sep 21, 2022
Banner Health is leading the fight against Alzheimer’s disease, bringing together top physicians and scientists to find better ways to prevent, delay and treat the disease, which some experts call one of the most important health care challenges in America. Based in Phoenix, Arizona, a popular…
Sep 8, 2022
When it became clear that farmers in rural Wisconsin were struggling with mental health issues, Marshfield Clinic Health System began a program to train members of its community — bankers, insurance agents and others — in spotting symptoms of depression, anxiety and suicidal thoughts. They are now…
Aug 12, 2022
Mercy Hospital in Oklahoma City is one of the first to use a break-through test to detect early signs of cancer. With a simple blood draw, the test can scan for more than 50 types of cancer, including those not commonly screened for today.
Aug 9, 2022
Health care leaders, innovators, entrepreneurs and others recently met in San Diego to explore opportunities to leverage their data and insights, address workforce resiliency, venture capital investing, skill sets needed for next-generation leaders and more.
Jul 27, 2022
Researchers with the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital Pediatric Cancer Genome Project investigate childhood cancers and incorporate findings into clinical trials at the hospital and internationally. The goal is to improve cure rates and long-term outcomes for several types of childhood cancers.
Jul 20, 2022
Ochsner Medical Center in New Orleans is using predictive analytics to improve patient safety, care delivery and health outcomes. For example, the health system applies machine learning to reduce health care-acquired Clostridioides difficile infections.
Jul 15, 2022
Over the past few years, we have seen an increase in tech-based approaches to improving maternal outcomes and the birthing journey.
Jul 5, 2022
Nearly 1,000 health care leaders and change-makers recently convened at Aspen Ideas: Health, part of the Aspen Institute’s Aspen Ideas Festival, to explore health care’s biggest challenges and debate possible solutions.
Jun 29, 2022
This blog by Lindsey Dunn-Burgstahler of the AHA Center for Health Innovation highlights three emerging ideas with the potential for a big impact on health, all shared at the 2022 Aspen Institute’s Aspen Ideas Festival.