Innovation Disruptors

Feb 25, 2021
Health care disruptors forged ahead in 2020 despite the pandemic, but hospitals and health systems can embrace the opportunities for collaboration and partnership, writes Mital Patel, senior director of market intelligence at the AHA Center for Health 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…
Jan 12, 2021
Amid the COVID-19 pandemic turbulence last year, some of America’s largest companies were forced to reexamine their strategies to disrupt health care in an effort to reduce costs, increase access and forge stronger bonds with consumers. Some, like Amazon, CVS Health, Walgreens Boots Alliance and…
Nov 24, 2020
Leaders need to think strategically about the pandemic’s impact on health care in the near and long term and plan for a future defined by resilience and innovation while maintaining an unwavering commitment to high-quality care. Futurescan 2021-2016: Health Care Trends and Implications offers key…
Oct 20, 2020
Walgreens Boots Alliance, which has long struggled to cement its place in primary care services, plans to invest $1 billion to collocate in 500 to 700 VillageMD stores and, over the next five years, to offer full-service doctors’ offices. More than half of the locations will be in Health…
Oct 13, 2020
Digital health funding in Q3 surpassed the record-setting second quarter this year and totaled $9.4 billion, the venture capital firm Rock Health reports. The sector’s influx of capital is being fueled in large part by rising consumer demand for access to remote care and health care providers’…
Sep 22, 2020
The recently created KidsX Accelerator program will bring together 32 pediatric hospitals from across the globe to partner with digital health startup companies to meet the unique needs of pediatric patients and their families.
Jul 21, 2020
he pandemic continues to take a toll on health care providers, but it hasn’t stopped disruptors like Amazon and Walgreens Boots Alliance from advancing their primary care strategies.
Jun 23, 2020
For all the damage that the COVID-19 pandemic has caused to the health of millions of people worldwide, the U.S. and global economies and health care provider balance sheets everywhere, it has had one significant positive impact: accelerating innovation. All of these examples of accelerated…
Mar 10, 2020
A recent study indicates that new and expanding health care disruptors are outperforming 90% of health systems in providing a seamless, integrated digital experience for consumers. The “Healthcare Consumer Digital Experience Analysis” shows that many provider organizations lack the digital…