AHA Center for Health Innovation Market Scan

AHA Center for Health Innovation’s Market Scan articles provide insights and analysis on the field’s latest developments in health care disruption, transformation and innovation.

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Jan 21, 2020
Leaders from health care delivery systems, insurers, the pharmaceuticals industry and technology companies converged on San Francisco last week for the annual J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference and got a close-up look at just how quickly the field is transforming. News came quickly on several fronts…
Jan 21, 2020
Intermountain Healthcare, long committed to reducing patients’ out-of-pocket costs, is making good on its pledge albeit at a steep price, Chief Financial Officer Bert Zimmerli told a packed crowd.
Jan 21, 2020
Payers like Humana and Oscar Health, along with Aetna, represented by its parent company CVS Health, provided updates on how their evolving strategies are reducing health care costs and driving health behaviors. Humana CEO Bruce Broussard said the flurry of payer mergers and acquisitions in the…
Jan 21, 2020
Providers and payers weren’t the only ones making news about how they’re working to remove or reduce cost and transform care delivery. On the eve of the conference, telemedicine giant Teladoc said it was buying the virtual care platform provider InTouch Health for $600 million.
Jan 14, 2020
While leading research, data and consulting firms each have their unique insights about what’s in store for health care this year, some key themes have emerged, many of which center around consumer empowerment. Here’s a sampling of what caught our eye.
Jan 7, 2020
Some of America’s largest companies have made it their business to disrupt health care. And in 2019, these six firms took significant steps to improve efficiency and make high-quality care more accessible. Here are some of their biggest moves.
Dec 17, 2019
Hospital and health system leaders and their boards continue to wrestle with how to engage millennials (generally regarded as those born between 1981 and 1996) in managing their health. They’re not alone. Many payers, tech companies and others allied to the field also are trying to figure out what…
Dec 17, 2019
In its first partnership with a Medicaid plan, Fitbit and WellCare of Georgia recently teamed up to provide Medicaid enrollees who have type 2 diabetes with a Fitbit device if they complete an annual diabetic retinal exam.
Dec 17, 2019
Even as its chief rivals, CVS Health and Walmart, continue to grow through acquisitions and by increasingly adding in-store health services, Walgreens Boots Alliance’s future will be determined by the strength of its partnerships inside and outside health care.