COVID-19 Videos and Podcasts

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AHA President and CEO Rick Pollack interviewed by Jen Richer of 104.7 WONK-FM on July 23, 2020


AHA President and CEO Rick Pollack appeared on CNBC on July 1, 2020


Television Ad Highlights that Hospitals are Always There, Ready to Care

The AHA has launched a national advertisement campaign to remind the public that as hospitals are fighting COVID-19 they are still here to care for them in every way, every day. As many Americans have delayed care during this public health crisis, the ad emphasizes to the public that hospitals and health systems are ready and able to serve their communities, just as they always have done and will continue to do.

AHA's New Thank You Video to Health Care Heroes

The AHA Responds to COVID-19

The AHA is out fighting for your needs. See all that the AHA has accomplished for members during the COVID-19 Pandemic.

AHA CEO and President Rick Pollack's appearance on MSNBC on March 27, 2020

Rick Pollack says, "What's even more important is that we get the personal protective equipment to the front lines to protect our health care heroes, our doctors, nurses, and other health care workers."

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AHA CEO and President Rick Pollack's appearance on CNN on March 25, 2020

Funding for hospitals and health care centers in the $2 trillion stimulus package is an “important first step…but it’s not going to be enough in the long run,” American Hospital Association CEO Richard Pollack tells @brikeilarCNN.

AHA CEO and President Rick Pollack's appearance on Fox News Fox & Friends on March 25, 2020

Rick Pollack, CEO of the American Hospital Association, calls COVID-19 a 'crisis of unprecedented proportion.'

AHA CEO and President Rick Pollack's appearance on CBS Face the Nation on Sunday, March 22, 2020

Rick Pollack's appearance begins at the 30:22 mark of the program.

Greater New York Hospital Association

The AHA commends the health care leaders in this country risking their lives on the frontlines every day to help prevent the spread of #COVID19. We see you and we thank you for all that you do to protect patients and communities #HealthcareHeroes.

Latest

Jun 30, 2021
In this podcast, moderated by AHA’s Julia Resnick, senior program manager for strategic initiatives, Libby Hoy, founder and CEO of Patient Family Centered Care Partners and Connie Montgomery, a member of the Medical University of South Carolina’s patient family advisory council discuss their experiences engaging with and advocating for patients and families throughout the pandemic.
Jun 11, 2021
Nancy Myers, AHA vice president of leadership and system innovation, talks with Mikelle Moore, senior vice president and chief community health officer at Salt Lake City, Utah-based Intermountain Healthcare, about community health improvement during and after the COVID-19 pandemic.
Jun 9, 2021
AHA’s Joining Hands for Greater Impact initiative highlights resources and stories of successful hospital-community partnerships in getting health care workers and community members vaccinated for
Jun 3, 2021
Today’s podcast features how Esperanza Health Centers - a federally qualified health center in Chicago – has worked to keep their community healthy throughout the pandemic.
May 26, 2021
In this podcast, Nancy Maldonado, CEO of the Chicano Federation (and affiliate member with AHA’s strategic partner UnidosUS), shares how the organization provided critical leadership in the San Diego community during the pandemic.
May 21, 2021
In this podcast, Rochelle Archuleta, director of post acute care policy for the AHA, is joined by Dr. Kimberly Avila Edwards, Director of Advocacy and External Affairs, and Jaeson Fournier, chief executive officer at Community Care, about their collaboration to develop a successful mass vaccination campaign targeting the Latino community in the Austin, Texas.
Apr 22, 2021
In this AHA Advancing Health podcast, Sara Jumping Eagle, M.D., and Kaylee Merrell, R.N., of the Indian Health Service discuss the plan to reduce the disproportionate COVID-19 infection rates in Indigenous communities through vaccine distribution and an administration strategy with national and local partners.
Apr 21, 2021
For this podcast, we honor our hospital heroes and focus on a year in the life of King’s Daughters Medical Center, Brookhaven, Mississippi from the perspective of KDMC's CEO, Alvin Hoover.
Apr 14, 2021
Experts discuss ‘long-haul’ COVID-19 patients and the role of hospitals. Jim Prister, president and CEO of RML Specialty Hospital in Chicago, AHA Board of Directors member and chair of the AHA’s post-acute care steering committee, and John Votto, D.O., a pulmonologist and former CEO of the Hospital for Special Care in New Britain, Conn., discuss the experiences of individuals who no longer have the active COVID-19 virus, but still have complex symptoms caused by it.
Apr 8, 2021
Dr. Hochman was joined in March by Alvin Hoover, CEO of King’s Daughters Medical Center in Brookhaven, Miss., who is serving on the front lines of rural health care.
Apr 7, 2021
Throughout the COVID-19 hospitals and health systems have been forging new partnerships with stakeholders to ensure ongoing care for their patients, health care workers and communities.
Apr 1, 2021
COVID-19 has exposed the fragile nature of the health care supply chain, but it’s not the first public health crisis to do so. This Transformation Talks video explores hospital logistics.
Mar 24, 2021
On this AHA Advancing Health podcast, Germaine Smith-Baugh, president and CEO of the Urban League of Broward County in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla., talks about combating the COVID-19 pandemic through testing, vaccinations and education within the community, which include people hardest hit by the pandemic.
Mar 17, 2021
This video includes an AHA Virtual Advocacy Day presentation on legislation to secure the extension of the Medicare sequestration moratorium set to expire on April 1, 2021.
Mar 17, 2021
On this AHA Advancing Health podcast, Esther Corpuz, CEO of Alivio Medical Center in Chicago, talks about combatting the COVID-19 pandemic through testing, vaccinations and education within the community.
Mar 3, 2021
n this AHA Physician Alliance podcast, Amy Ahasic, M.D., section chief for pulmonary and critical care medicine at Norwalk Hospital in Connecticut, shares how she applied skills learned from the Women’s Wellness through Equity and Leadership Project to the COVID-19 public health emergency.
Feb 25, 2021
During an AHA virtual briefing for lawmakers and staff, leaders from three health systems — One Brooklyn Health System, Grady Health System, and The Hospitals of Providence, part of Tenet Healthcare — discussed the impact the COVID-19 pandemic is having on communities of color and how their health systems are working with their communities to deliver high quality, culturally responsive care.
Feb 25, 2021
During a Feb. 23 AHA Advocacy Day briefing, AHA provided hospital and health system leaders with the latest intelligence from Capitol Hill and the information they need to make the case to lawmakers for additional COVID-19 relief.
Feb 24, 2021
In this AHA Physician Alliance podcast, Janine Adjo, M.D., chair and director of the pediatric residency program at SBH Health System Bronx, shares how she applied during COVID-19 skills learned fr
Feb 12, 2021
During this virtual policy briefing, hospital leaders shared their insights on the current state of COVID-19 vaccine distribution and supply, as well as ideas on how to accelerate COVID-19 vaccinations across the country.
Feb 8, 2021
In this week’s episode, Marie Cleary-Fishman, vice president of clinical quality at the AHA Center for Health Innovation is joined by Debra Houry, MD, MPH, director of the National Center for Injur
Feb 4, 2021
PowerPlay video with AHA’s Tom Nickels, executive vice president for government relations and public policy, and Stacey Hughes, executive vice president-designate, asking Daschle how the upcoming impeachment trial will play out and the legislative outlook for non-COVID health care issues.
Feb 3, 2021
In this podcast, you will hear the story of recovery from four rural hospital and health system leaders in Montana.