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Jun 28, 2022
In April, leaders at Sanford Health, a rural system in Fargo, North Dakota, began rolling out an augmented intelligence software tool the organization co-developed with the tech firm Flexwise Health to begin scheduling its 10,000-plus nurses more effectively.
Jun 28, 2022
In a recent analysis conducted by Second Opinion, a health-tech newsletter, and the digital health firm Omada found that about 30% of care can be delivered virtually.
Jun 21, 2022
In analyzing the current state of transformation, leaders from health systems, insurers, digital health companies and others at Modern Healthcare’s recent Transformation Summit shared the insights about how providers can capitalize on their strengths and shore up areas for improvement to better engage consumers.
Jun 21, 2022
The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) recently issued a technical brief, “Evaluation of Mental Health Mobile Applications” to aid providers, patients, payers and others to evaluate mental health and wellness mobile apps' safety and efficacy and what consumer protections they offer.
Jun 14, 2022
Health care’s digital transformation has been hastened by many factors, not the least of which is competition from consumer-savvy retailers in the primary care space. These disruptors enjoy some unique advantages in geographic convenience, supply chain logistics, right-sized skilled staffing levels and marketing. These market realities have made it imperative for hospitals and health systems to execute on their digital strategy and to leverage their competitive advantage by delivering a frictionless patient experience.
Jun 14, 2022
Moxi is a four-foot-tall, 300-pound collaborative robot from Diligent Robotics. She comes equipped with a mechanical arm, gripping hand and mobility that enables it to carry up to 70 pounds.
Jun 7, 2022
Many hospitals have centralized 3D facilities for point-of-care manufacturing. The FDA has approved hundreds of medical products made with 3D technology. Three areas impacted are implants and prosthetics, anatomical models, and medical equipment.
Jun 7, 2022
Roundtrip’s continuing development can be traced in part to AWS’ Health Equity Initiative, a three-year $40 million commitment to help its health care customers develop cloud-based solutions to reduce health disparities.
May 31, 2022
Health care organizations should view innovation as requiring a series of separate skills and behaviors that demand a different kind of leadership than exists in many health care organizations.
May 31, 2022
In a new AHA Innovation Dialogue, AHA Maternal and Child Health Council Chair Lara Khouri, executive vice president and chief strategy and transformation officer at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, talks with SteelSky Ventures Founding Partner Maria Velissaris about where the fund, which invests in early-stage startups focused on improving women’s health outcomes, is headed.

Resources

Behavioral Health Integration

Framework for hospitals and health systems to shift focus to overall health and bring together behavioral and physical health services into a fully integrated system of care.

Evolving Care Models

Framework for hospitals and health systems to assess their current capabilities to determine the best type of value-based care for the organization.

Telehealth Strategy

Tools for hospitals and health systems to assess their digital transformation strategy and expand telehealth services into integrated virtual care models.