Audio/Podcasts

Sep 24, 2020
AHA’s latest Members in Action podcast dives into the importance of promoting race equity to ensure healthy pregnancies, healthy babies and better outcomes for the community in general.
Sep 23, 2020
As health care executives and their boards face increasingly complex challenges and opportunities, the best boards are taking a much more proactive approach to their own renewal.
Sep 18, 2020
On this AHA podcast, Hyagriv Simhan, M.D., division chief of maternal fetal medicine, and Beth Quinn, program director of women’s services, at UPMC Magee-Womens Hospital in Pittsburgh, discuss innovative strategies the hospital is using to engage women and families through technology.
Sep 16, 2020
The Value Rounds Podcast Series: Working toward Value Together, produced by AHA’s The Value Initiative and Physician Alliance, explores how hospital leaders and clinicians are working together to address health care value and affordability.
Sep 15, 2020
Many rural hospitals have been challenged with maintaining obstetric services but are now partnering with others to improve birth outcomes for mothers and babies.
Sep 9, 2020
Lesley Ogden, M.D., CEO of Samaritan North Lincoln Hospital and Samaritan Pacific Communities Hospital in Oregon, shares her hospitals’ experience during the COVID-19 public health emergency.
Aug 27, 2020
Approximately one-quarter of healthy women with low-risk pregnancies still undergo C-sections despite the potential risks to mothers and babies. To avoid unnecessary C-sections, hospitals are making strides in recognizing risk factors for mothers and babies sooner.
Aug 26, 2020
During the COVID-19 pandemic, it is vital that hospitals and health systems are equipped with personal protective equipment to ensure the safety of their health care workers while providing care for patients.
Aug 20, 2020
Statistics show that doula services — which provide help and suggestions on comfort measures such as breathing, relaxation, movement and positioning — are effective in reducing stress and anxiety in expectant mothers, while improving birthing experience and outcomes.
Aug 18, 2020
At Dell Seton Medical Center, clinicians observed that patients with opioid use disorder had a high likelihood of readmission because its underlying causes were not being addressed.