American Heart Association sets global health agenda; Becomes member of the World Economic Forum Center for the Fourth Industrial Revolution

American Heart Association sets global health agenda; Becomes member of the World Economic Forum Center for the Fourth Industrial RevolutionHarnessing science and technology top priority to impact global health

Boston, MA, October 5, 2017 – The American Heart Association (AHA) is demonstrating its commitment to dramatically change the trajectory of cardiovascular disease globally by becoming a member of the World Economic Forum Center for the Fourth Industrial Revolution, a hub for global multi-stakeholder collaboration. This move supports the AHA’s strategic imperative to make a tremendous global impact by harnessing science and technology to help accelerate the Sustainable Development Agenda that includes the promotion of health and well-being.

Nancy Brown, American Heart Association chief executive officer, made the announcement today in Boston at the organization’s Health Tech & Innovation Forum, an annual thought-leadership summit that convenes the best and brightest in science and health technology. The AHA Center of Health Technology and Innovation partners with collaborators in the healthcare technology industry to provide evidence based health and well-being solutions for consumers and patients by integrating the Association’s trusted content and guidelines with digital healthcare solutions.

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