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AVIA Named to Modern Healthcare’s Best Places to Work in Healthcare List for Second Consecutive Year

AVIA, the nation’s leading network for health systems seeking to innovate and transform through digital strategy, announced today that the company has been selected in Modern Healthcare’s Top 150 Best Places to Work in Healthcare for 2017.

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Business Wire

AVIA Names Andy Slavitt as Senior Advisor

AVIA, the nation’s leading network for health systems seeking to innovate and transform, announced that Andy Slavitt will join as a Senior Advisor. Slavitt brings to AVIA over two decades of private and public sector leadership in healthcare and technology.

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Business Wire

Navicent Health Joins AVIA to Continue Raising Bar for Strategic Innovation

Navicent Health is pleased to announce it is joining AVIA, the nation’s leading network for health systems seeking to innovate and transform through digital strategy. Committed to disruption through innovation, Navicent Health launched its Center for Disruption & Innovation (CfDI) in November 2015. The partnership with AVIA will allow Navicent Health to work closely with other network members to collaborate on important topics and solve challenges through both digital and broader methods of innovation.

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Business Wire

AVIA and Care Coordination Institute Forge Strategic Partnership to Propel Clinically Integrated Networks

AVIA, the leading network for health systems seeking to innovate and transform, today announced a relationship with the Care Coordination Institute (CCI), whose mission is to empower transformation for better health. AVIA and CCI will support the deployment of digital solutions by clinically integrated networks (CIN).

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Business Wire

AVIA Recognized as a Top 25 Best Places to Work in Healthcare for 2016

AVIA, the nation’s leading network for health systems seeking to innovate and transform, announced today that the company has been recognized as a Top 25 Best Places to Work in Healthcare for 2016 by Modern Healthcare.

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Business Wire

BayCare Health System Joins AVIA and Reinforces its Commitment to Innovation

AVIA announced today that BayCare Health System is the newest member of the AVIA Innovator Network. BayCare is now connected with more than 20 action-oriented health systems seeking to transform healthcare through the effective adoption of digital solutions.

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Business Wire

Froedtert Health and AVIA Join Forces to Transform Healthcare Through Innovation

Milwaukee-based Froedtert Health, a member of the AVIA Innovator Network, is expanding its relationship with AVIA by making an equity investment and joining AVIA’s board of directors. The deeper partnership will speed the Wisconsin health network’s transformation efforts.

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Business Wire

St. Luke’s University Health Network Joins Forces with AVIA to Further Mission of Providing World-Class Clinical Care

AVIA announced today that St. Luke’s University Health Network has joined the AVIA Innovator Network. St. Luke’s becomes part of a growing collaborative of forward-leaning health systems seeking to transform healthcare by leveraging emerging technologies and new care models.

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Business Wire

UHC and AVIA Announce Winner of 2015 UHC Start-Up Challenge

UHC and AVIA announce Gauss Surgical, Inc. as the winner of the 2015 UHC Startup Challenge: Innovation Delivered. The Startup Challenge was a live competition held at the UHC Annual Conference 2015, “Advance,” on October 2, in Orlando, FL. Gauss Surgical, Inc. won the vote after presenting its FDA-approved, iPad-based platform with real-time monitoring of surgical blood loss.

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HSCA and AVIA Announce Finalists For ‘Sink Or Swim’ Supply Chain Innovation Competition

The Healthcare Supply Chain Association (HSCA), in partnership with AVIA Health Innovation, today announced the five finalists for Sink or Swim, a supply chain innovation competition dedicated to helping connect innovative medical product suppliers with leading healthcare group purchasing organizations (GPOs).

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Mayo Clinic News Network

Mayo Clinic and AVIA announce Care at Hand and Wellpepper as winners of the Mayo Clinic Think Big Challenge

Care at Hand and Wellpepper were selected as winners of the first-ever Mayo Clinic Think Big Challenge, which was sponsored by Mayo Clinic Center for Innovation (CFI), Mayo Clinic Ventures and AVIA Health Innovation. Winners will receive a $50,000 award and one year of consultation to help develop their innovative concepts for market.

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Business Wire

UHC and AVIA Announce Contestants for Annual UHC Start-up Challenge

Five digital health care start-up companies compete in the annual “UHC Startup Challenge.”

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PR Newswire

Mayo Clinic and AVIA Announce Finalists Competing for $100,000 THINK BIG Challenge

Six entrepreneurial health care firms have been selected as finalists in the first Mayo Clinic THINK BIG Challenge and will compete on Oct. 1 at Transform 2015 for two $50,000 awards.

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PR Newswire

Memorial Hermann Health System and AVIA partner to make a significant impact on care delivery and advance the health of their communities

AVIA Health Innovation, healthcare’s provider-led accelerator, announced today that Memorial Hermann Health System has joined the AVIA Innovator Network.

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PR Newswire

Aurora Health Care Joins AVIA’s Innovator Network to innovate, evolve and transform the delivery of care

AVIA Health Innovation, healthcare’s provider-led accelerator, announced today that Aurora Health Care, one of the nation’s leading not-for-profit health care systems, has joined the AVIA Innovator Network.

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Mayo Clinic

Mayo Clinic THINK BIG Challenge to offer entrepreneurs $100,000 start-up funds, expert guidance

Mayo Clinic Center for Innovation, Mayo Clinic Ventures and AVIA today announced the Mayo Clinic THINK BIG Challenge, a national competition offering awards totaling $100,000 for entrepreneurs with innovative ideas to transform the future of health and health care.

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PR Newswire

HX360 To Highlight New, Innovative Technology-Based Solutions To Improve Care Coordination, Workflow, Patient Experience

The inaugural HX360 event will focus on advancing the use of health technology innovations that improve clinical workflow, care coordination and patient experience, and foster collaborations to improve development and adoption of novel health technologies…

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PR Newswire

HX360 Keynote Speakers To Deliver Full View Of Healthcare IT Innovation, Investment Activity And Market Opportunities

The inaugural HX360 event today announced its line-up of keynote speakers, including prestigious healthcare innovators, investors and providers.

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Business Wire

AVIA Announces Innovation Challenge

The inaugural HX360 event today announced the addition of the HX360 Innovation Challenge, taking place at the 2015 HIMSS Annual Conference & Exhibition.

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PRNewswire

UHC Names Winner of 2014 Startup Challenge

UHC and AVIA announced that CaptureProof is the winner of the second UHC Startup Challenge: Innovation Delivered. The Startup Challenge was a live competition held at the UHC Annual Conference 2014…

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PRNewswire.com

UHC Partners With AVIA for 2nd Annual Competition

UHC and AVIA have partnered to launch the 2nd Annual UHC Startup Challenge: Innovation Delivered, a competition which provides five digital health care startups the opportunity to pitch a new healthcare innovation…

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businessweek.com

NorthShore University HealthSystem and AVIA Partner to Focus On Patient Experience

AVIA – a provider-led accelerator that puts the power of networks to task on the biggest problems in healthcare announces NorthShore University HealthSystem, a not-for-profit healthcare delivery system serving the Chicago region, has joined the growing AVIA Innovator Network…

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finance.yahoo.com

AVIA and Sutter Health Join Forces to Address Healthcare’s Most Pressing Challenges

AVIA – a provider-led accelerator that puts the power of networks to task on the biggest problems in healthcare – announces Sutter Health, a not-for-profit health system in Northern California, as the most recent addition to the AVIA Innovator Network…

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AVIA

UHC Selects AVIA As Innovation Partner

AVIA – an organization dedicated to helping healthcare providers select and implement emerging technology solutions ­– announced the extension of its partnership with UHC, an alliance of 120 academic medical centers and 302 of their affiliated hospitals representing the nation’s leading academic medical centers.

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reuters.com

AVIA Announces First-Of-Its-Kind Provider Cohorts

AVIA – an innovation accelerator focused on helping healthcare providers select and implement emerging technology solutions ­– announced the formation of its first innovation cohort within its growing AVIA Innovator Network during the 2014 National Healthcare Innovation Summit…

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msn.com

AVIA Welcomes Saint Francis Care to its Rapidly Expanding Healthcare Innovation Network

AVIA – an organization dedicated to helping healthcare providers select and implement emerging tech-enabled solutions – announced its partnership with Saint Francis Care, an integrated healthcare delivery system in Hartford, Connecticut…

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prnewswire.com

AVIA and The Innovation Learning Network Partner to Bring Scale and Speed to Healthcare Innovation

AVIA – the innovation accelerator for healthcare providers – announced today that it welcomes The Innovation Learning Network (ILN) – an organizational-based membership network with a mission to make healthcare better through design – to its growing roster of subject matter experts helping providers build their innovation capacity and skill…

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PRNewswire.com

UHC Names Winner of 2013 Startup Challenge

UHC and AVIA announced that HealthLoop is the winner of the inaugural UHC Startup Challenge: Innovation Delivered. The Startup Challenge was a live competition held at the UHC Annual Conference 2013, “Pulse,” on October 18, in Atlanta, Ga. HealthLoop will receive a $10,000 grand prize and advisory support from UHC and AVIA for one year…

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DigitalJournal.com

UHC Partners with AVIA to Host UHC Start-Up Challenge

UHC and AVIA have partnered to launch the UHC Startup Challenge: Innovation Delivered, a competition that will unveil new innovative technological solutions beneficial to the health care industry…

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