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

Mar 4, 2021

The Build Healthy Places network is all about bridge-building…finding ways to tie together and thus magnify the positive impact that community developers and health professionals can have by working together more closely. In this “Voices on Value” podcast, Julia Resnick, Senior Program Manager with AHA, speaks with a leader in this work of busting out of professional silos and making a difference together.


 

Mar 3, 2021

In this AHA Physician Alliance podcast, Amy Ahasic, M.D., section chief for pulmonary and critical care medicine at Norwalk Hospital in Connecticut, shares how she applied skills learned from the Women’s Wellness through Equity and Leadership Project to the COVID-19 public health emergency. The program helps address women physician leaders’ wellness and leadership needs.


 

Mar 2, 2021

Dr. Hochman was joined in February by Consuelo H. Wilkins, MD, MSCI, Vice President for Health Equity, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, and Professor of Medicine and Associate Dean for Health Equity, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine.


 

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 4Ms 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.


 

Latest

Nov 18, 2020
In this episode, Rebecca Chickey, MPH, senior director of behavioral health and field engagement at the American Hospital Association is joined by Brian Kay, vice president of continuous improvement at Rogers Behavioral Health, as well as Dr. Patrick O’Malley, medical director of primary care services at Rogers Behavioral Health.
Nov 12, 2020
Adam Myers, M.D., population health chief at Cleveland Clinic, talks with Nancy Foster, AHA vice president for quality and patient safety, about preventing flu and treating chronic diseases during
Nov 10, 2020
The 5th Circuit Court of Appeals last year ruled the ACA’s individual mandate unconstitutional and sent the case back to the district court in Texas for the judge to determine which of the law's provisions could survive without the mandate. The U.S. Supreme Court today heard oral argument in the latest challenge to the Affordable Care Act. For more on the oral argument, tune in to this AHA podcast with Sean Marotta and AHA General Counsel Melinda Hatton.
Nov 10, 2020
David Zaas, M.D., chief clinical officer for MUSC Health in South Carolina and CEO of its Charleston Division, talks with Nancy Foster, AHA vice president for quality and patient safety, about strategies and tools to address burnout as health care professionals continue to care for COVID-19 patients.
Nov 5, 2020
In this conversation, Darren Henson, Director of Operations with the AHA’s Institute for Diversity and Health Equity, speaks with Laura Vail, Director, Health Equity at Cone Health and Dr.
Oct 28, 2020
In this conversation, Elisa Arespacochaga, vice president of the AHA’s Physician Alliance and interim executive lead for the AHA’s Institute for Diversity an Health Equity, talks with Essa Mohamed,
Oct 22, 2020
Joining us for part 4 of the podcast series is Priya Bathija, vice president of Strategic Initiatives at the AHA, in conversation with Dr. Michael Suk, Chief Physician Officer, Geisinger System Services, and Chair of Musculoskeletal Institute & Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at Geisinger Health; and Dr. Brooke Buckley, Chief Medical Officer at Henry Ford Wyandotte Hospital.
Oct 21, 2020
In this conversation, Elisa Arespacochaga, vice president of the AHA’s Physician Alliance and interim executive lead for the AHA’s Institute for Diversity an Health Equity, talks with Rita Carreon, deputy vice president for health, UnidosUS, about health inequities in Latinx communities with a focus on COVID-19 and the upcoming flu season.
Oct 16, 2020
The fifth in the series featured Dr. Estes talking with Dr. Kimberlydawn Wisdom, Senior Vice President of Community Health & Equity and Chief Wellness & Diversity Officer at Henry Ford Health System in Detroit and Michigan's First Surgeon General about health equity.