Innovation Disruptors

Oct 13, 2020
Digital health funding in Q3 surpassed the record-setting second quarter this year and totaled $9.4 billion, the venture capital firm Rock Health reports. The sector’s influx of capital is being fueled in large part by rising consumer demand for access to remote care and health care providers’…
Sep 22, 2020
The recently created KidsX Accelerator program will bring together 32 pediatric hospitals from across the globe to partner with digital health startup companies to meet the unique needs of pediatric patients and their families.
Jul 21, 2020
he pandemic continues to take a toll on health care providers, but it hasn’t stopped disruptors like Amazon and Walgreens Boots Alliance from advancing their primary care strategies.
Jun 23, 2020
For all the damage that the COVID-19 pandemic has caused to the health of millions of people worldwide, the U.S. and global economies and health care provider balance sheets everywhere, it has had one significant positive impact: accelerating innovation. All of these examples of accelerated…
Mar 10, 2020
A recent study indicates that new and expanding health care disruptors are outperforming 90% of health systems in providing a seamless, integrated digital experience for consumers. The “Healthcare Consumer Digital Experience Analysis” shows that many provider organizations lack the digital…
Mar 10, 2020
Disruption is taking hold of health care, with major pharmacy chains, payers, technology companies and others making their presence felt. A new AHA Center for Health Innovation Market Insights report “Disruption in Health Care” examines some of the key moves by Amazon, Apple, CVS Health/Aetna,…
Mar 4, 2020
Disruption is taking hold of health care, with major retail pharmacy chains, payers, technology companies and others making their presence felt. In the race to transform care delivery, reduce health care costs and improve access to meet consumer expectations, this is a defining moment. This report…
Feb 14, 2020
The 2020 AHA Innovation Challenge aims to disrupt behavioral health care, inspire new strategies and test bold ideas that will make it easier for people living with psychiatric or substance-use disorders to obtain and afford better treatment, shatter the stigma commonly associated with behavioral…
Jan 28, 2020
Transforming health care to become more consumer-centered, less expensive and more innovative in where and how care is delivered has proven to be more challenging than many hospital and health system leaders envisioned. What’s more, many CEOs expect the pace of change to keep accelerating even as…
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.