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

Dec 4, 2019

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.


Dec 2, 2019

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.


Nov 27, 2019

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.


Nov 21, 2019

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.


Nov 20, 2019

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.


Latest

Apr 17, 2019
The latest Advancing Health podcast from the AHA features Dr. Stephen Patrick, an attending neonatologist at Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt and director of the Vanderbilt Center for Child Health Policy, who shares how his system is working to improve outcomes for opioid-exposed infants and women with substance-use disorders and reduced NAS infant’s LOS.
Apr 3, 2019
In this podcast, two Midland Memorial Hospital executives discuss how the system creates value through higher patient experience scores, lower labor costs, less overtime and higher nurse satisfaction scores.
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.