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Dec 3, 2018
It took nearly a year to complete the transaction, but CVS Health has closed on its acquisition of Aetna, creating what many analysts believe will be a transformational force in health care.
Dec 3, 2018
In a move that signals its decision-making will be data-driven, the joint health care venture by Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway and JPMorgan Chase has hired Dana Gelb Safran, senior vice president of enterprise analytics at Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts.
Dec 3, 2018
All of health care is undergoing rapid transformation as organizations accelerate innovation efforts, explore partnership opportunities and other options for improving care delivery and cost reduction. But rural providers may face special challenges due to limited resources and — surprisingly — may…
Dec 3, 2018
All of health care is undergoing rapid transformation as organizations accelerate innovation efforts, explore partnership opportunities and other options to improve care delivery and reduce costs. But rural providers may face special challenges. We asked futurist Michael Rogers for his thoughts…
Nov 28, 2018
The health care field is undergoing an unprecedented transformation. Vertical integrators and new market entrants see opportunity within this environment and are seeking to disrupt the status quo. Here are twenty questions on the potential impact of disruptors on current business models for leaders…
Nov 28, 2018
New health care market entrants and vertical integrators are challenging the traditional business models of both hospitals and health systems. This report from the AHA Center for Health Innovation outlines the moves hospitals and health systems can make to convert that challenge into an opportunity…
Nov 28, 2018
New entrants are seeking ways to provide a better care experience through consumer-driven, innovative approaches. The AHA Center for Health Innovation's Disruptor Framework identifies three market forces driving the disruption of legacy hospital and health system business models and classifies…
Nov 28, 2018
In 2018, some of the nation’s most innovative companies launched initiatives large and small to disrupt health care’s status quo. The aim: to deliver health care in better, cheaper and more efficient ways in locations that are easier to access and more desirable for consumers to use.
Nov 19, 2018
Five health care enterprises, including two national insurers, Spectrum Health of Michigan, Accenture and a medical-services staffing firm, will deploy blockchain technology in a new pilot program designed to simplify physician credentialing. ProCredEx, a new company backed by Hashed Health, which…