Innovation/New Models of Care

Many health care providers could face an uncertain future if they refuse to transform themselves. Digital innovators can offer hospitals and health systems technology and insights to help solve their most challenging problems.
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An interdisciplinary team at Sharp Grossmont Hospital in La Mesa, Calif., has effectively integrated age-friendly care in its busy emergency department, which also is recognized as a GEDA (Geriatric Emergency Department Accreditation)  Gold Level 1 facility.
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services will select up to eight states to participate in a new Medicaid model to launch this fall for adult Medicaid and Medicare beneficiaries with mental health conditions and/or substance use disorders.
Valley Health will tackle a huge challenge in April that it has been anticipating for some time. In a single day, all patients from its Ridgewood, New Jersey, hospital will be moved to the new high-tech Valley Hospital in Paramus.
Researchers at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center’s Smidt Heart Institute in Los Angeles are beginning to tackle atrial fibrillation (AFib) with an algorithm they developed to detect abnormal heart rhythm in symptomless people.
Amid the sound bites and substance delivered at the recent HLTH conference, health care leaders, transformers and innovators shared how they plan to reshape care delivery, partner to drive innovation and help consumers get greater access to obesity and diabetes medications along with a greater…
AHA proposed several recommendations in response to a CMS request for information.
Six health care startups shared their approaches to addressing complex challenges in areas like improving access to high-quality mental health, delivering clinical risk intelligence for hospitals and leveraging enterprise time-study data to optimize caregivers’ performance.
“In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity.” This anonymous quote — which some have attributed to Albert Einstein — sums up one lesson from the pandemic. Looking back 3 1/2 years after the early days of COVID-19, we can better appreciate how the pandemic’s extraordinarily difficult days also…