2018 AHA Innovation Challenge

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2018 AHA Innovation Challenge:

Congratulations to our Winners!

The 2018 Innovation Challenge was launched to source and spread new ideas and novel approaches for integrated care delivery and financing models designed for specific high-need, high-cost populations. 

      2018 AHA Innovation Challenge Winners

1st Place: Parkview Health

Parkview Health
  • Won the first-place $100,000 prize
  • Winning submission was a technology-enabled on-demand support care model for addiction recovery that addressed a vulnerable population of opioid use disorder patients in Northeast Indiana
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2nd Place: University of Pennsylvania Health System

University of Pennsylvania Health System
  • Won the second-place $25,000 prize
  • Second-place submission was a called “Heart Safe Motherhood"
  • It presented a thoughtful, patient-centered, innovative approach that leveraged technology and redefined the role of obstetrical providers to drive better outcomes for women with pregnancy-related and chronic hypertension in the immediate post-partum period
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3rd Place: West Tennessee Healthcare:

West Tennessee Healthcare
  • Won the third-place $15,000 prize
  • Third-place submission with Pathways Behavioral Health identified several co-dependent issues that significantly impact medical and mental health, well-being, community economics and resources, and developed an innovative collaborative solution
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Read the AHA announcement about our winners here 


The 2018 AHA Innovation Challenge Winners were announced at the AHA Leadership Summit in July.

1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winners Sponsors of the Challenge Success Stories 1st Place Submission

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