First American and the AHA are focused on helping hospitals and health systems care for patients, communities and staff. As a result, we are postponing the AHA 2020 Innovation Challenge. We will provide you with more information as decisions are made. We appreciate your patience and support as we maneuver these dynamic and trying times.
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2019 Innovation Challenge:
The 2019 AHA Innovation Challenge called on hospitals and health systems to develop big ideas, bold solutions and expanded alliances to disrupt community health and eliminate health inequities. Last year's challenge focused on finding new ways to use technology to address social determinants, such as food, housing, transportation and jobs, and connecting people with proper resources that meet community health needs.
PAST INNOVATION CHALLENGE NEWS AND RESOURCES:
Press Release: AHA Center for Health Innovation Announces 2019 Innovation Challenge Winners.
Winning concepts offer creative solutions for addressing social determinants of health using technology. Read more.
AHA Advancing Health Podcast: Health care leaders investing in innovation.
On this AHA Advancing Health Podcast, Jay Bhatt, AHA senior vice president and chief medical officer, and Jonah Michael, senior vice president of First American Healthcare Finance, discuss why innovation has become a top priority for hospitals and health systems. Listen here.