Innovation/New Models of Care

Nov 28, 2018
The Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee today held the fifth in a series of hearings on reducing health care costs, which focused on improving affordability through innovation.  
Nov 21, 2018
Department of Health and Human Services Deputy Secretary Eric Hargan today announced the initial core participants of the Deputy Secretary’s Innovation and Investment Summit, which will host its first meeting Dec. 18.
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 26, 2021
A complicated set of factors involving governmental and private-sector spending on health care will bring about significant changes over the next several years that will effectively flatten reimbursement levels, even as demand for services is expected to keep growing. While that’s generally bad…
Jan 14, 2021
Even as we continue to address COVD-19 challenges, let’s consider the experiences of the past year, looking for lessons learned and opportunities for the future. Here are four major areas that changed during the pandemic and are likely to keep transforming health care in the year ahead.
Dec 31, 2020
Six years after Banner Health created its Healthy Together Care Partnership, the HTCP team joined the American Hospital Association’s Age-Friendly Health Systems Action Community and began its journey to embed age-friendly care into practice. As a result, patient and provider satisfaction scores…
Dec 22, 2020
While it’s been difficult this year to predict what the next month will bring for health care, a few longer-term impacts are much clearer, including how digital health will continue to be transformed. Here are three predictions for 2021 by health care thought leaders.
Dec 15, 2020
In an effort to advance ideation and expand collaboration to improve health care, the Veterans Health Administration Innovation Ecosystem Innovators’ network (iNET) has launched the Greenhouse initiative. Health care innovators outside the VA now will be able to collaborate directly with iNET sites…
Dec 3, 2020
A new AHA case study highlights examples of capitated payment agreements that serve to increase the use and improve the quality of primary care services in rural communities.