AHA Center for Health Innovation

May 18, 2021
Knowledge gained during the pandemic will be used in many ways to shape health care’s future, and one of the most important will be in facility design. Lessons learned can be applied to finding ways to rapidly scale surge capacity, leverage technology to optimize the efficiency of clinical teams…
May 18, 2021
Continuing a flurry of recent moves by mega retailers to expand their virtual care services, Walmart has agreed to buy multispecialty telehealth provider MeMD. The move will allow Walmart to provide virtual care across the nation, including urgent care, behavioral health and primary care.
May 11, 2021
In a recent Q1 earnings call, Karen Lynch, CVS Health president and CEO, laid out the retail giant’s plans for care delivery. “Our strategy is to deliver a single integrated experience that connects individuals to a CVS care team, virtually and face-to-face, by navigating consumers to the best site…
May 11, 2021
In June 2019, the American Hospital Association (AHA) celebrated Community Health Improvement (CHI) Week, a national event to recognize the important role hospitals, health systems and communities have in advancing health and well-being.
May 11, 2021
Providers and insurers have been working together for years to align incentives on payment and quality, but Delaware-based ChristianaCare and Highmark Health Options are taking their relationship a step further. They’ve established a 10-year deal to create a new for-profit joint venture company…
May 5, 2021
The 2021 AHA Virtual Leadership Summit, July 28-29, features senior health care executives, clinicians and experts in the field presenting high level, transformational strategies and innovative approaches for achieving sustainability while delivering greater value and health equity through…
May 4, 2021
Advisory councils or boards can play an integral role in engaging the voice of the patient to help shape changes from providers and health plans. But some organizations are going a step further.
May 4, 2021
The Blue Cross Blue Shield Association (BCBSA) launched a national strategy on April 20 to address racial health disparities, starting with maternal health. This multiyear strategy is built on harnessing data analytics to measure and track disparities and taking programs that work for individual…