Our Purpose

AIHI integrates insights from across Health & Human Services to advance our sector in the areas of Innovation, Population Health, Policy & Advocacy, and Research. Healthcare is shifting so rapidly that it is critically important for key stakeholders to work together and ensure we are keeping pace with the changes.

Empower, Educate, Evaluate, and Engage

AIHI creates a place for providers to innovate and educate. AIHI’s programming is designed to unlock the creative energy of healthcare leaders, staff members, academic institutions, foundation partners, and the community at large with the common goal of innovation and transformative health. Creating these opportunities will support long-term sector growth that is sustainable, improves the lives of all members of our local communities, and supports positive health outcomes across the state.

AIHI Pillars

Acenda Institute of Health Innovation (AIHI) is comprised of five distinct but strategically connected pillars which are designed to strengthen the behavioral health sector and therefore the communities we serve.
Seeking to identify, innovate and promote safe and high quality care options which are supported by scientific data, and applicable to current and future sector needs. Learn More
Providing leadership, best practices, and training for key areas which directly impact the success, impact and transformation of the behavioral health sector. Learn More
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Identifying next generation operational and care opportunities for our sector, and cultivating those ideas within an environment which provides mentorship, guidance and resources. Learn More
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Negotiating an ongoing dialogue with local, state, and national stakeholders in order to further policies, payment systems, and infrastructure designed to improve behavioral health. Learn More
Improving health outcomes and reducing health disparities for identified populations throughout the region by utilizing data, research, health education, and targeted care interventions. Learn More

Get Involved

Join us in defining the next-generation of treatment and care for our communities.

Become A Partner Our work is only possible through strong collaboration and effective partnerships. learn more
Advocate Share your voice and help amplify our message to facilitate progress throughout the industry. learn more
Propose A Session Submit a proposal for a future evidence-based training opportunity. learn more

Explore Our Resources

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Building A Stronger Data Asset System “You can have data without information, but you cannot have information without data.” Does your organization treat data as an asset?
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Positioning Your Agency for Research “The goal is to turn data into information, and information into insight.” Carly Fiorina Learn how to position your agency for industry research. Click below to download the training:
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Developing A Culture of Innovation “Innovation is the ability to see change as an innovation – not a threat.” Learn how to prepare your agency for innovation and foster a culture of innovative…