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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Sep 9, 2019
It may be a brief snapshot in time, but second-quarter global venture capital investments in digital health startups provided another illustration of where many financiers believe the field is headed. Global investor support for artificial intelligence in health care set a record in both deals and…
Sep 9, 2019
In a move long anticipated, wearable device maker Fitbit is expanding its services to include care management and personal coaching for those with chronic conditions like diabetes and heart disease. The Fitbit Premium service, slated to begin in October, will allow users to share data with their…
Sep 9, 2019
As digital health technologies enable changes in how and where care is delivered, hospitals and health systems must evaluate their strategic direction. A new AHA Center for Health Innovation report — “Digital Transformation: Anywhere Care” — offers insights and analysis about the three shifts made…
Aug 26, 2019
Much was riding on the late July initial public offering by California-based Livongo Health — both for the company, which helps patients manage chronic diseases, as well as other digital health startups trying to assess investor appetite for the sector. By market close on the first day of public…
Aug 26, 2019
Before you can develop an effective strategy, you need to know where you stand. AHA Data’s new data visualization and benchmarking tool, MetricVu™, helps hospitals and health systems do just that. It provides interactive dashboards to improve your understanding of the current environment and your…
Aug 26, 2019
In a move to speed the progress of medical research and help translate those advances into areas like cancer diagnostics, medical imaging, precision medicine and voice-enabled technologies, the Pittsburgh Health Data Alliance is teaming with Amazon Web Services on a machine learning partnership.
Aug 19, 2019
With ever-increasing frequency, hospitals and health systems are establishing or expanding venture funds in search of the next startup that could revolutionize health care. Consider some recent transactions.
Aug 19, 2019
Aurora, Colo.-based UCHealth has deployed Avaamo’s conversational artificial intelligence platform to create a virtual assistant called Livi that will enable users to ask for information about health conditions and hospital services using smart speakers like Amazon’s Alexa.
Aug 13, 2019
Health care’s thought leaders, innovators and doers recently convened at the AHA Leadership Summit in San Diego. They explored innovation processes and transformational strategies to better engage patients, and deliver greater value through operational excellence and new care delivery models. Learn…
Aug 6, 2019
At the Summit’s inaugural Startup Competition, attendees met and judged six finalist teams chosen for their practical and tactical solutions from applications submitted by more than 50 organizations. Members of each team discussed the problem they were trying to solve, how their solution worked and…