AMA invests $15M to launch healthcare innovation company

The American Medical Association is jumping into healthcare innovation with a $15 million investment to help launch Health2047 Inc., a company that will examine solutions to the most pressing challenges in healthcare.

Health2047, based in Silicon Valley, will work with AMA professionals to integrate healthcare companies and tech companies to create new tools for healthcare and medical practice, according to an announcement.

"Improving the health of the nation is at the core of the AMA's work and Health2047 will build partnerships to create new solutions for physicians and their patients that improve health care delivery and health outcomes," AMA Chief Executive Officer and Executive Vice President James L. Madara, M.D., said. Announcement