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

Jul 21, 2021

On this AHA Advancing Health podcast, John Riggi, AHA senior advisor for cybersecurity and risk, speaks with his former FBI colleague Mike Orlando, acting director of the National Counterintelligence and Security Center. During their discussion, Orlando and Riggi warn and advise America’s hospitals about the latest cyber and counterintelligence threats, which have increased in frequency, complexity and severity and accelerated during the COVID-19 pandemic.


 

Jul 7, 2021

Hospitals and health systems have frequently been the target of high-impact ransomware attacks. In this podcast, John Riggi, AHA senior advisor for cybersecurity and risk advisory services, speaks with John Delano, regional chief information officer at AdventHealth, and Michael Hamilton, chief information security officer at Critical Insight, to unravel the complexities of cyber threats facing the field and the many cybersecurity solutions available to help hospitals and health systems protect themselves and their patients. This podcast is sponsored by Critical Insight, an AHA Preferred Cybersecurity Provider.

AHA, through its affiliated investment funds, has financial interest in sponsoring organization by virtue of its investments in such third-parties. Further, the AHA does not endorse, approve, certify, or control sponsoring organization, organization website and organization materials and does not warrant, guarantee or make any representations or warranties regarding the accuracy, completeness, efficacy, timeliness, merchantability, or fitness for a particular purpose of any solution being offered by sponsoring organization, including any content/data presented in program materials.


 

Jun 30, 2021

In this podcast, moderated by AHA’s Julia Resnick, senior program manager for strategic initiatives, Libby Hoy, founder and CEO of Patient Family Centered Care Partners and Connie Montgomery, a member of the Medical University of South Carolina’s patient family advisory council discuss their experiences engaging with and advocating for patients and families throughout the pandemic.

This podcast was funded in part by a cooperative agreement with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The contents of this resource do not necessarily represent the policy of CDC or HHS, and should not be considered an endorsement by the Federal Government.


 

Jun 23, 2021

Columbus, Ohio-based Mount Carmel Health System goes beyond the walls of its hospital to serve its community and patients through programs such as Street Medicine, which provides free urgent medical care to underinsured or uninsured individuals. Hear from Mount Carmel’s Brian Pierson, vice president of community health and well-being, and Lisa Wahoff, R.N., who also talk about the importance of the 340B Drug Pricing Program and how it allows the health system to provide important community services and programs.


 

Jun 17, 2021

On this podcast AHA offers part two of two podcasts on rebuilding maternity services at a critical access hospital. Cristen Page, M.D., executive dean of UNC School of Medicine and Jeff Strickler, CEO of Chatham Hospital UNC Health Care, Siler City discuss the business case and how the plan was fulfilled to reintroduce safe and sustainable maternity services. You may listen to Part 1 here.


 

Latest

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
Dec 16, 2020
In this Members in Action podcast, Julia Resnick, Senior Program Manager at the AHA, is speaking with Dr. Nancy Guinn, medical director of Presbyterian at Home and Dr.
Dec 10, 2020
A series of podcasts where we focus on important issues facing clinician leaders.
Dec 9, 2020
In this conversation, Elisa Arespacochaga, Interim Executive Lead, Institute for Diversity & Health Equity and Vice President, AHA Physician Alliance, talks with Andrea Custis, President and CE
Dec 2, 2020
In this podcast, AJ Rolle, Senior Program Manager at the AHA, moderates a discussion between Marc Berejka, Director of Government & Community Affairs at REI, and Bill Burke, CEO of Merit Solutions, on how their organizations are contributing to AHA’s 100 Million Mask Challenge through HealthEquip.
Nov 25, 2020
In this episode Elisa Arespacochaga, Vice president of AHA's Physician Alliance sits down with Matt Stefanko of Shatterproof to discuss how they have implemented a comprehensive suite of tools to combat stigma associated with substance abuse disorder.
Nov 25, 2020
Dr. Estes is joined by Sarah Krevans, President and Chief Executive Officer of Sutter Health, to discuss how hospitals can move from relief, recovery, and rebuilding to reimagining and innovation.
Nov 19, 2020
In this podcast, we discuss the benefits of March of Dimes’s implicit bias training program titled, Breaking through Implicit Bias in Maternal Health Care.
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.