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

Aug 21, 2019

On this AHA Advancing Health Podcast, author Safi Bahcall shares innovation lessons from his recent book, Loonshots: How to Nurture the Crazy Ideas That Win Wars, Cure Disease, and Transform Industries, that health care leaders can apply. For more on how the AHA’s Future of Rural Health Care Task Force is embracing innovation to create sustainable care delivery and financing models for the future, read the associated AHA Stat Blog

Aug 21, 2019

OpenNotes is a growing movement to encourage greater access and transparency by allowing patients to see their care providers’ notes after visits and appointments. In this podcast, a panel of experts discuss what is gained by inviting patients to take a larger role in their own care.

Aug 14, 2019

On this AHA Advancing Health podcast, Priya Bathija, vice president of AHA’s The Value Initiative, speaks with a team from the top winner of the American Hospital Association’s 2019 Innovation Challenge, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital, about their award-winning approach to maternal and infant health using telehealth.

Aug 7, 2019

On this AHA Advancing Health podcast, Priya Bathija, vice president of AHA’s The Value Initiative, discusses how today’s health care providers increasingly realize that social needs impact a patient’s overall health and how to begin these sensitive conversations. Learn more about screening for social needs in the recently released guide from AHA’s The Value Initiative.

Jul 31, 2019

On this AHA Advancing Health Podcast, Jay Bhatt, AHA senior vice president and chief medical officer, and obstetrician-gynecologist Sharmila Makhija, M.D., discuss the AHA Institute for Diversity and Health Equity’s goal of eliminating maternal health disparities, including lowering maternal mortality rates for black women.

Latest

Apr 1, 2019
Civica Rx is the brainchild of hospitals and health systems that formed a collaborative to hold down the spiraling costs of essential generic drugs. How is the plan working out? Civica Rx President and CEO Martin VanTrieste shares an update on the organization’s efforts on a new AHA Advancing Health podcast.
Mar 21, 2019
In this Advancing Health podcast, Saint Anthony Hospital’s Dr. Arturo Carrillo, manager of the community wellness program and Patrick Brosnan, executive director of Brighton Park Neighborhood Council discuss the work of the Collaborative for Community Wellness and how this work is advancing the health of communities.
Mar 11, 2019
In this Chairman's File podcast, AHA Chairman Brian Gragnolati discusses the rise in health care consumerism with an expert panel moderated by Priya Bathija, vice president of AHA’s The Value Initiative. The panel was hosted in conjunction with the South by Southwest Festival.
Jan 27, 2019
In this inaugural Advancing Health podcast, you’ll hear AHA Chair Brian Gragnolati discuss affordability and value with Maryjane Wurth, AHA executive vice president, and Priya Bathija, vice president of The AHA Value Initiative.
Jan 25, 2019
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.
Jan 2, 2019
Tom Haederle discusses the Center for Health Innovation and it new Market Insights series with Lindsey Burghstahler, the Center's vice president of programming and intelligence.
Dec 11, 2018
AHA's Tom Haederle sits down with Priya Bathija, vice president of The AHA Value Initiative, to discuss the first year of the Initiative and plans for its future.