Mary Wakefield, visiting health care professor at Georgetown University School of Nursing & Health Studies, sat on the committee that produced the landmark 1999 report and later served as administrator at the federal Health Resources and Services Administration. She talks with Nancy Foster, AHA vice president for quality and patient safety policy, about why the report has had such an impact on patient safety.
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.
In this AHA Advancing Health Podcast, Stacy Blanchard, senior managing director at Accenture, and Joy Lewis, AHA vice president of strategic policy, discuss changes coming to the health care workforce. AHA recently launched its Task Force on the Changing Workforce to address these challenges in health care.
Mark Chassin, M.D., president and CEO of The Joint Commission, sat on the Institute of Medicine committee that authored the landmark 1999 report. He talks with Nancy Foster, AHA vice president for quality and patient safety, about its impact on health care safety.
In this podcast, Elisa Arespacochaga, Vice President of the AHA's Physician Alliance, speaks with Colonel Peter Napolitano (Ret.) to discuss lessons to be learned from military medicine about teams, teamwork, and communication.
The United States Armed Forces produces some of the best leaders in the world. By studying the way military leadership influences teamwork and cooperation, civilian organizations including hospitals and health systems are improving the way the work together and communicate.