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

Sep 17, 2020
In this Members in Action podcast, featuring maternal and child health efforts, we speak with Dr. Hyagriv Simhan, Professor of the Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Science, and Division Chief of Maternal Fetal Medicine and Beth Quinn, Program Director of Women’s Services, both at UPMC Magee-Womens Hospital, about innovative strategies the hospital is using to engage women and families through technology
Sep 16, 2020
Brought to you by the American Hospital Association’s The Value Initiative and Physician Alliance, the “Value Rounds Podcast Series: Working towards Value Together” will feature leaders from the field to explore how clinicians and hospital leaders must work together to address health care value and affordability.
Sep 15, 2020
In this podcast featuring maternal and child health efforts, we are speaking with care team members from Kearny County Hospital in Lakin, Kansas as they discuss the importance of a growing OB unit, and share impact of Kearny County’s Pioneer Baby program.
Sep 4, 2020
In this podcast, we have Priya Bathija, vice president of Strategic Initiatives at the AHA and Dr.
Sep 4, 2020
AHA has compiled several case examples demonstrating the struggles and successes of rural hospitals battling COVID-19 in their communities.
Sep 2, 2020
In this podcast, Rebecca Chickey, senior director of field engagement, behavioral health services of the AHA is speaking with Martha Whitecotton, senior vice president of Behavioral Health Services at Atrium Health in Charlotte North Carolina, about using telehealth visits to provide behavioral health care to patients during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Aug 27, 2020
In this Members in Action podcast featuring maternal and child health efforts, we are speaking with Dr. Stephen Lockhart, Chief Medical Officer of Sutter Health. Dr. Lockhart will discuss Sutter Health’s commitment to improving outcomes by reducing the number of first-birth C-section rates through its Pregnancy & Childbirth Services, in addition to engaging mothers and their families through the process.
Aug 26, 2020
In this podcast, AJ Rolle , Senior Program Manager at the AHA, moderates a discussion between Priya Bathija, Vice President, Strategic Initiatives at the AHA, and Dr. Ali Raja, Executive Vice Chair, Department of Emergency Medicine, at Massachusetts General Hospital; and co-founder of GetUsPPE.
Aug 19, 2020
In this Members in Action podcast featuring maternal and child health efforts, Aisha Syeda, Program Manager at the American Hospital Association is speaking with Mary Schwaegerl, an Obstetrics Director… and Julia Yoder, a Marketing & Public Relations Director at Brookings Health System, as they share the impact of their volunteer doula program at Brooking’s New Beginnings Birth Center.
Aug 18, 2020
In today's episode Elisa Arespacochaga, vice president of AHA's Physician Alliance, sits down with Richard Bottner — an affiliate faculty member at Dell Medical School — to discuss how they have im