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

Oct 16, 2020

The fifth in the series featured Dr. Estes talking with Dr. Kimberlydawn Wisdom, Senior Vice President of Community Health & Equity and Chief Wellness & Diversity Officer at Henry Ford Health System in Detroit and Michigan's First Surgeon General about health equity. This episode was recorded on October 8, 2020.


 

Oct 16, 2020

Access to potentially life-saving mammograms is more difficult for women who face with social determinants of health such as low-income, lack of transportation or the inability to take time off from work.

In Dallas, Parkland Hospital & Health System is focused on reducing cancer disparities by addressing these health-related social needs.


 

Oct 15, 2020

Joining us today for part 3 of the podcast series is Robyn Begley, CEO of American Organization for Nursing Leadership (AONL), and CNO at the AHA, in conversation with Agnes Barden, Vice President of the Office of Patient & Customer Experience at Northwell Health and Robert Rose, Chief Nursing Executive, Central Market at Atrium Health. These nurse leaders say doing what is right for the patient and the community brings optimum value.


 

Oct 14, 2020

Hospital and health system trustees are promoting value in their communities by tackling societal factors that influence the health and well-being of their communities. Joining Priya Bathija, AHA’s vice president of Strategic Initiatives, are three trustees, Bill Menner, Chair at UnityPoint Health, Grinnell Regional Medical Center; and Trustee at UnityPoint Des Moines, Dr. Winfred Parnell, Chairman at Parkland Health & Hospital; and Carolyn F. Scanlan, Vice Chair at Penn Medicine Lancaster General Health and Trustee at Penn Medicine. In this two-part podcast, these trustees will discuss how their boards have made community health a strategic priority for their organizations, and how they prioritize, collaborate, measure and fund these important efforts in partnership with community stakeholders.

Oct 7, 2020

In this Members in Action podcast, we will focus on Cedars-Sinai Medical Center’s age-friendly efforts. This includes the use of the 4Ms Framework in their Geriatric Fracture Program and its integration in telemedicine during the COVID-19 pandemic.


 

Latest

Oct 1, 2020
Dr. Estes talks with Dr. David W. Zaas, CEO of MUSC Health - Charleston Division and Chief Clinical Officer for MUSC Health, to discuss COVID-19’s impact on health trends and services in South Carolina.
Sep 30, 2020
Joining us today for part 2 of the podcast series is Elisa Arespacochaga, Vice President of Physician Alliance at the AHA, in conversation with Dr.
Sep 24, 2020
In this Members in Action podcast featuring maternal and child health efforts, we are speaking with Dr.
Sep 23, 2020
Marie Cleary-Fishman, Vice President of Clinical Quality speaks with Amy Berman, Senior Program Officer at The John A. Hartford Foundation and Erin Emery-Tiburcio, Associate Professor of Geriatric & Rehabilitation Psychology and Geriatric Medicine at Rush University Medical Center.
Sep 22, 2020
The challenges and opportunities facing healthcare executives and their boards are becoming more and more complex.
Sep 17, 2020
In this Members in Action podcast, featuring maternal and child health efforts, we speak with Dr.
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 fi
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
Sep 4, 2020
In this podcast, we have Priya Bathija, vice president of Strategic Initiatives at the AHA and Dr.
Sep 4, 2020
AHA has compiled several case examples demonstrating the struggles and successes of rural hospitals battling COVID-19 in their communities.