#HealthCareInnovation Thursday Blog

May 13, 2021
If there has ever been a time for opioid stewardship, it’s now. Between May 2019 and May 2020, the United States had the highest number of drug overdose deaths ever recorded in a 12-month period. Synthetic opioids were the primary driver for this increase with a 38% rise in deaths over the…
Apr 21, 2021
What was once a small but mighty contingent of health care systems providing “hospital-at-home” care before the pandemic has grown into a larger movement. With this model, hospitals across the country are “admitting” patients to their own homes for acute care with excellent results.
Apr 7, 2021
of the digital solutions we relied on during the pandemic will remain, making digital health equity, including digital access and literacy, even more important. As hospitals and health systems design and implement digital solutions, it will be imperative to take proactive steps so all individuals…
Mar 25, 2021
A new Market Insights report from the AHA Center for Health Innovation describes how to use data to build new capabilities that improve health outcomes for patients and communities.
Mar 11, 2021
The COVID-19 pandemic has forever changed many of the things that shape our lives: our relationships, our work, our interactions with technology and one another. And although it has undoubtedly changed leaders, it hasn’t changed what we know about leadership.
Feb 25, 2021
Hospitals and health systems should embrace opportunities to work with other stakeholders in the health care ecosystem, such as tech data companies, on new combinations of services. Leaders should see this as an opportunity to work together with health care disruptors, if they are not doing so…
Feb 18, 2021
Place-based investment, otherwise known as community investment, helps create the social and physical environments that support community health over the long term. As communities recover from the COVID-19 pandemic, community investment will be an innovative yet useful strategy for reimagining and…
Feb 11, 2021
Although “compassion tech” does not yet define a particular category of innovations, it follows the natural evolution of health care technology. While e-health was popularized by the digitization of health care through electronic medical records, we now use “digital health” to refer to a wide range…
Jan 28, 2021
In the midst of the tragedy that is the COVID-19 pandemic, one silver lining is how it has brought us together as an organization to help us innovate and realize our vision to make Indiana one of the healthiest states in the nation.
Jan 21, 2021
When hundreds of leaders gather virtually February 17–18 for the AHA Rural Health Care Leadership Conference, there will be opportunities for you to make, build and renew connections that help innovate and transform health care, through a pioneering approach toward conferencing.