AHA Center for Health Innovation Market Scan

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Nov 17, 2020
Intermountain Healthcare has agreed to sell its Intalere group purchasing organization (formerly Amerinet) to Vizient, a GPO that also provides data analytics and performance-improvement insights to health systems.
Nov 17, 2020
The recently launched AHA Living Learning Network (LLN) provides essential resources through a peer-to-peer community of health care professionals dedicated to helping hospitals and health systems recover, rebuild and reimagine health care while responding to the pandemic.
Nov 10, 2020
With the challenges facing resource-stretched hospitals and health systems today, collaboration is needed more than ever to advance community health. Each year, the AHA Dick Davidson NOVA Award program recognizes as many as five bright stars in health care for their work to improve community health…
Nov 3, 2020
COVID-19 may be stifling normal operations around the country, but it isn’t stopping targeted innovation efforts with strong ROI potential to cut care delivery costs. In fact, 15 of 20 prominent health systems recently surveyed are actively pursuing commercial relationships with health tech…
Nov 3, 2020
With the daily count of COVID-19 diagnoses spiking nationally and some hospitals experiencing surge levels not seen since the spring, and with flu season upon us, an important question looms: Will health care’s global supply chain be able to meet the demand for personal protective equipment (PPE)…
Oct 27, 2020
The resurgence of COVID-19 has left health care leaders with one eye focused on recovery and financial viability and the other on the resiliency of front-line caregivers, many of whom have lasting effects from what they experienced during the initial waves of COVID-19.
Oct 27, 2020
A new issue brief from AHA’s Value Initiative, “Team-based Care Creates Value,” examines this low-tech approach that allows health care workers from various professional disciplines to provide customized, patient-centered care to manage the physical, psychological and spiritual needs of patients.
Oct 20, 2020
Walmart’s strategy is simple: Find ways to help customers save money and live better. With its ever-expanding reach into health care, however, Walmart has entered a new phase by becoming a licensed health insurance broker in an effort to forge stronger bonds with millions of consumers.