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

Sep 17, 2020

In this Members in Action podcast, featuring maternal and child health efforts, we speak with Dr. Hyagriv Simhan, Professor of the Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Science, and Division Chief of Maternal Fetal Medicine and Beth Quinn, Program Director of Women’s Services, both at UPMC Magee-Womens Hospital, about innovative strategies the hospital is using to engage women and families through technology


 

Sep 16, 2020

Brought to you by the American Hospital Association’s The Value Initiative and Physician Alliance, the “Value Rounds Podcast Series: Working towards Value Together” will feature leaders from the field to explore how clinicians and hospital leaders must work together to address health care value and affordability.

Joining us today for part 1 of the podcast series is Priya Bathija, vice president of Strategic Initiatives at the AHA, in conversation with Dr. David Perlstein, Chief Executive Officer at SBH Health System and Dr. David Zaas, Chief Executive Officer, MUSC Health - Charleston Division, and Chief Clinical Officer for MUSC Health.


 

Sep 15, 2020

In this podcast featuring maternal and child health efforts, we are speaking with care team members from Kearney County Hospital in Lakin, Kansas as they discuss the importance of a growing OB unit, and share impact of Kearney County’s Pioneer Baby program.


 

Sep 4, 2020

In this podcast, we have Priya Bathija, vice president of Strategic Initiatives at the AHA and Dr. Jonathan Weeks, a maternal-fetal medicine physician and the medical director of the MOST Program at Norton Healthcare. Joining them is Charlotte Ipsan, Chief Administrative Officer, Norton Women’s & Children’s Hospital.


 

Sep 4, 2020

AHA has compiled several case examples demonstrating the struggles and successes of rural hospitals battling COVID-19 in their communities. These have been organized in a compendium available on our website at www.aha.org. For this podcast, we honor our hospital heroes and examine how two rural hospitals are living and learning through COVID-19. Today, we meet with Dr. Lesley Ogden, CEO, Samaritan North Lincoln Hospital, and Samaritan Pacific Communities Hospital located in Lincoln County, Oregon.


 

Latest

Feb 20, 2020
On this Advancing Health podcast from AHA’s Hospitals Against Violence initiative, Megan Ranney, M.D., co-founder and chief research officer of AFFIRM, talks about the importance of research and a public health approach to help end firearm violence.
Feb 20, 2020
On this podcast, Jay Bhatt, D.O., AHA senior vice president and chief medical officer, and Andy Shin, chief operating officer of the AHA Center for Health Innovation, discuss major trends for 2020 and beyond as health care organizations build teams to advance clinical care and drive innovation.
Feb 19, 2020
In this series of three AHA Advancing Health podcasts, Elisa Arespacochaga, vice president of AHA’s Physician Alliance, hears stories from Laura Crooks, CEO of Children’s V
Feb 18, 2020
On this AHA Advancing Health podcast, Jay Bhatt, D.O., AHA senior vice president and chief medical officer, and Maurice Jones, president and CEO of the Local Initiatives Support Corporation, discus
Feb 5, 2020
In this AHA Advancing Health podcast, Nancy Myers, AHA vice president of leadership and system innovation, speaks with health care leaders from Washington state and Ohio to discuss the results of community collaboratives with public health departments, hospitals and health systems, and other organizations.
Jan 29, 2020
In this AHA Advancing Health podcast, Elisa Arespacochaga, vice president of the AHA Physician Alliance, talks with Benjamin Anderson, former CEO of Kearny County Hospital in Lakin, Kan., about how his hospital took a chance on an unorthodox approach to recruit physicians, including offering four-day work weeks and limited on-call commitment.
Jan 22, 2020
In this AHA Advancing Health podcast, Nancy Myers, AHA vice president of leadership and system innovation, leads a discussion with health care leaders from Washington and Ohio.
Jan 17, 2020
John Riggi, Senior Advisor of Cybersecurity and Risk Advi
Jan 15, 2020
In this AHA Advancing Health podcast, John Supplitt, senior director of AHA Rural Health Services, talks to Rachelle Schultz, CEO of Winona Health, about clinicians using artificial intelligence to
Jan 9, 2020
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