Advancing Health Podcast

Advancing Health is the American Hospital Association’s podcast series. Podcasts will feature conversations with hospital and health system leaders on a variety of issues that impact patients and communities. Look for new episodes directly from your mobile device by using SoundCloud. You can also listen to the podcasts directly by clicking below.

Latest Podcasts

Feb 24, 2021

In this AHA Physician Alliance podcast, Janine Adjo, M.D., chair and director of the pediatric residency program at SBH Health System Bronx, shares how she applied during COVID-19 skills learned from the Women’s Wellness through Equity and Leadership Project. The program helps address women physician leaders’ wellness and leadership needs.


 

Feb 17, 2021

The 4Ms – What Matters, Medications, Mentation and Mobility are designed to work together to afford seniors their best possible quality of life.

The 4M approach is guided by the belief that one is never too old to stay engaged with life. In this podcast, you’ll learn about Pop, whose daughter, Liza, shared his inspiring story with Marie Cleary-Fishman, vice president of clinical quality at the AHA Center for Health Innovation.


 

Feb 10, 2021

Hospitals and health systems every day see patients who are impacted by violence and human trafficking. Experts from CommonSpirit Health share their stories and discuss the importance of mission-driven programs that raise awareness of human trafficking and help combat this issue in their hospitals’ surrounding communities.

Feb 8, 2021

In this week’s episode, Marie Cleary-Fishman, vice president of clinical quality at the AHA Center for Health Innovation is joined by Debra Houry, MD, MPH, director of the National Center for Injury Prevention and Control at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, to discuss how to navigate the opioid epidemic amid the emotional triggers brought on by COVID-19 and the post-holiday, winter blues. Seasonal affects, such as hibernation and loneliness, can lead to a gloomy outlook and make people feel hopeless. Hospitals and health systems can proactively identify patient needs and offer solutions to avoid increasing uses of opioids and other substances in their communities.


 

Feb 3, 2021

In this podcast, you will hear the story of recovery from four rural hospital and health system leaders in Montana. Each has managed a medical surge, experienced reduced volume, suffered workforce fatigue, grieved lost neighbors and family, suffered financial insecurity and rose to meet their challenges by remaining agile while identifying alternative pathways to assure the local delivery of care.


 

Latest

Jan 28, 2021
Please join AHA Board Chair Rod Hochman, M.D., as he kicks off the first Leadership Rounds discussion of 2021. Dr. Hochman will continue the series that AHA launched last year and will host conversations on a range of key issues facing the field with hospital and health system leaders from across the country and other special guests.
Jan 27, 2021
New Jersey-based Atlantic Health system transformed recognition and response processes to human trafficking, becoming a model of success and making its communities safer. In this AHA Advancing Health podcast, hear from Atlantic’s Ingrid Johnson, R.N., and its CEO and past AHA Board Chair Brian Gragnolati, as they discuss the importance of c-suite leadership in supporting efforts to raise awareness of and combat human trafficking
Jan 22, 2021
Today we hear the perspectives of Elisa Arespacochaga, Vice President of the American Hospital Association’s Physician Alliance, and two other prominent AHA leaders.
Jan 20, 2021
In this Members in Action podcast, Julia Resnick, Senior Program Manager at the AHA, is speaking with leaders from CHI Health’s Creighton University Medical Center, Drs. Amy McGaha, Tom Gluck and Kristy Brandon Keefner.
Jan 13, 2021
The hospital-at-home model continues to emerge as a promising approach to improve value for some patients by enabling them to receive acute-level care in their homes.
Jan 6, 2021
In this podcast, Priya Bathija, Vice President of Strategic Initiatives at the AHA, moderates a discussion between Tom Nordwick, CEO of Uvalde Memorial Hospital, and Phil Sklar, Co-founder and CEO of the National Bobblehead Hall of Fame and Museum, on continued PPE needs of hospitals and how non-traditional organizations have sought to help address these needs. Uvalde received over 7,000 PPE items from the Bobblehead donation.
Dec 18, 2020
Dr. Estes was joined by Claire Zangerle, MSN, MBA, RN, Chief Nurse Executive at Allegheny Health Network (AHN), to discuss how hospitals can move from relief, recovery, and rebuilding to reimagining and innovation.
Dec 18, 2020
Dr. Estes was joined by Rodney F. Hochman, M.D., President and CEO, Providence St. Joseph Health and Chair Elect Designate of the AHA, to discuss how hospitals can move from relief, recovery, and rebuilding to reimagining and innovation.
Dec 18, 2020
In this Members in Action podcast, Julia Resnick, Senior Program Manager at the AHA, is speaking with Casey Cooper, CEO and Dr. Rick Bunio, executive clinical director of Cherokee Indian Hospital and Principal Chief Richard Sneed of the Eastern Band of the Cherokee Indians. They will be discussing the impact of the hospital’s relationship-based integrated care model and how it has enable their community to better address the COVID-19 pandemic.
Dec 17, 2020
In this conversation, Nancy Foster, Vice President for Quality and Patient Safety Policy, talks with Sonia Perez, Chief Operating Officer, UnidosUS, and Clint Odom, Senior Vice President, Policy &a