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

Apr 29, 2020
Recently, AHA published a compendium of case examples demonstrating the struggles and successes of rural hospitals battling COVID-19 in their communities. For this podcast, we honor our hospital heroes and focus on surviving the surge from the perspective of Tim Putnam, CEO, Margaret Mary Healthcare, Batesville, Indiana.
Apr 23, 2020
In part one of this two-part podcast, you’ll hear from two senior officials at the forefront of the ongoing duel with cybercriminals.
Apr 22, 2020
In this podcast, Darren Henson, AHA’s director at the Institute for Diversity & Health Equity, explores how despite the COVID-19 outbreak, Loyola University Medical Center – serving the Chicago
Apr 16, 2020
COVID-19 cases around the country are increasing daily. While hospitals and health care workers are trying their best to treat those positive cases, they are also exploring telehealth and virtual care to prevent overcrowding hospitals and containing the spread of coronavirus.
Apr 9, 2020
The rapid spread of COVID-19 has presented hospitals and health systems with the greatest public health challenge in recent history.
Apr 8, 2020
On this podcast, John Riggi, Senior Advisor for Cybersecurity and Risk at the American Hospital Association and FBI Cyber Division Senior Executive Herb Stapleton discuss significant corona-related
Apr 1, 2020
In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, many hospitals and health systems are expanding telehealth services. In part two, Jay Bhatt, D.O., senior vice president and chief medical officer of the AHA, continues the discussion on the value of telehealth to address behavioral health issues with Shantanu Agrawal, M.D., president and CEO of the National Quality Forum, and Arpan Waghray, M.D., executive medical director for behavioral medicine at Swedish Health Services in Seattle and chief medical officer at Well Being Trust.
Mar 25, 2020
In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, many hospitals and health systems are expanding telehealth services. In addition, addressing mental health needs during this crisis is becoming increasingly important. In part one of this AHA Advancing Health podcast, Jay Bhatt, D.O., senior vice president and chief medical officer of the AHA, discusses the value of telehealth to address behavioral health issues and poses questions for leadership teams with Shantanu Agrawal, M.D., president and CEO of the National Quality Forum, and Arpan Waghray, M.D., executive medical director for behavioral medicine at Swedish Health Services in Seattle and chief medical officer at Well Being Trust. The AHA and NQF partnered to create Redesigning Care: A How-To Guide for Telebehavioral Health.
Mar 18, 2020
In this podcast, Priya Bathija, vice president of The Value Initiative at the AHA, and Dr.