#HealthCareInnovation Thursday Blog

Mar 10, 2020
Accelerating investment in physician practices by nontraditional players offers hospitals and health systems opportunities to develop thoughtful, targeted physician alignment strategies, writes Mital Patel, senior director, market research and intelligence, at the AHA Center for Health Innovation.
Feb 27, 2020
Smoking, diabetes and hospital readmission rates fall and exercising and healthy eating increases in communities where hospitals and health systems use effective strategies to encourage healthy behavior changes, writes Nancy Myers, vice president of leadership and system innovation at the AHA…
Feb 19, 2020
In this podcast, Jay Bhatt, AHA chief medical officer, and Andy Shin, chief operating officer of the AHA Center for Health Innovation, discuss major trends for 2020 and beyond as health care organizations build teams to advance clinical care and drive innovation.
Feb 13, 2020
The AARP’s Livability Index acts as a useful tool for health care organizations and communities working on innovative, place-based solutions that improve health outcomes for all, writes Shannon Guzman, senior strategic policy advisor at the AARP Public Policy Institute.
Feb 5, 2020
Health care can borrow from the startup playbook, embrace new mindsets and leverage the ingenuity and compassion that define our field’s connection to purpose, writes Andy Shin, chief operating officer for the AHA Center for Health Innovation.
Jan 29, 2020
During the yearlong Hospital Community Cooperative pilot program, 10 hospital and community organization teams achieved 300 sustainable community health improvement outputs and promoted health equity. Learn more about the HCC’s initial success as the program grows in 2020.
Jan 22, 2020
Maryjane Wurth, AHA executive vice president and chief operating officer, shares strategies and insights gleaned from last week’s J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference in San Francisco.
Jan 15, 2020
A new thought leadership video series highlights key takeaways to create and sustain a culture of transformational performance improvement at health care organizations, writes Andrew Jager, director, population health, at the AHA Center for Health Innovation.
Dec 12, 2019
Hospitals and health systems investing in housing helps control costs while also ensuring that discharged patients have a safe and clean place to sleep each night, writes Jay Bhatt, D.O., AHA senior vice president and chief medical officer.
Dec 5, 2019
Artificial intelligence can empower employees, not take their jobs, writes Lindsey Dunn Burgstahler, vice president of programming and market intelligence at the AHA Center for Health Innovation.