Priya Bathija, vice president of AHA’s The Value Initiative, speaks with Kaakpema Yelpaala, founder and CEO of access.mobile, about using mobile technology to engage patients in their health.
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.
Innovation in action promises better care for patients, and also motivates the workforces of forward-looking hospitals and health systems. In this podcast, Priya Bathija, vice president of The Value Initiative, speaks with two senior leaders of New Jersey-based Atlantic Health System about the rewards of energetic innovation.
In this AHA Advancing Health podcast, Jay Bhatt, D.O., AHA senior vice president and chief medical officer, and Robyn Begley, CEO of the American Organization for Nursing Leadership and AHA chief nursing officer, discuss the impact of the Institute of Medicine report, which prompted changes to the nation’s health care system that reverberate today.
Kris Doody, CEO of Cary Medical Center in Caribou, Maine, and chair of the AHA Future of Rural Health Care Task Force, talks with Joy Lewis, AHA vice president of strategic policy, about the unique challenges and opportunities facing rural health care.
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.