Advancing Health

By American Hospital Association

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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 or by visiting AHA.org.

Episode Date
Intermountain shares how it’s improving community health
00:22:58
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 (https://www.aha.org/center/community-health-improvement-week) during and after the COVID-19 pandemic. Moore discusses how Intermountain is partnering with former competitors, reaching out to communities to better address health and social needs, and adding equity as a fundamental value for the organization.
Jun 11, 2021
Hospital Partnership Enables Streamlined COVID-19 Vaccination Efforts
00:23:39
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 COVID-19. In this podcast, hear from Gordon Oakes, director of clinical support services at Overlake Medical Center, and Jeff Friedman, vice president of operations at EvergreenHealth, discuss their partnership to get their Washington state communities vaccinated. This podcast was funded in part by a cooperative agreement with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The contents of this resource do not necessarily represent the policy of CDC or HHS, and should not be considered an endorsement by the Federal Government.
Jun 09, 2021
Joining Hands for Greater Impact - Esperanza Health Centers
00:27:52
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. It is moderated by AHA’s Julia Resnick, senior program manager for strategic initiatives. She is joined by Esperanza’s CEO, Dan Fulweiler and Ofelia Figueroa, their lead contract tracer. They will be discussing how Esperanza has engaged their primarily Latino community to increase vaccine confidence and access. This podcast was funded in part by a cooperative agreement with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The contents of this resource do not necessarily represent the policy of CDC or HHS, and should not be considered an endorsement by the Federal Government.
Jun 02, 2021
Rural health system utilizes collaborations to increase integrated mental health care
00:23:55
In this podcast marking Mental Health Awareness Month (https://www.aha.org/mental-health-awareness-month), Shane McGuire, CEO of Columbia County Health System in Dayton, Wash., discusses the hospital district’s collaborative work with the University of Washington’s psychiatry program and its Advancing Integrated Mental Health Center, which focuses on creating care models between primary care providers and their mental health care counterparts. Listen to learn how well-conceived partnerships helped expand mental health care to this rural community by integrating physical and mental health.
May 27, 2021
Leadership During Times of Crisis: COVID-19
00:25:35
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 26, 2021
Improving COVID-19 Vaccination Equity Through Community Partnerships
00:17:14
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.
May 21, 2021
Pathways to Recovery: Rebuilding a Rural Maternity Care Unit – Part 1
00:24:58
On this podcast AHA offers part one of two podcasts on rebuilding maternity services at a critical access hospital. Cristen Page, M.D., executive dean of UNC School of Medicine and Jeff Strickler, CEO of Chatham Hospital UNC Health Care, Siler City discuss the strategic need and clinical case for maternity services at this small, rural community.
May 19, 2021
FosterMcGaw Freeman Health
00:19:23
The AHA presents the Foster McGaw Prize annually to recognize hospitals and health systems that are leading the way through innovative collaborations that improve the health and well-being of everyone in their communities.
May 13, 2021
FosterMcGaw ProMedica
00:19:54
The AHA presents the Foster McGaw Prize annually to recognize hospitals and health systems that are leading the way through innovative collaborations that improve the health and well-being of everyone in their communities.
May 13, 2021
FosterMcGaw UMass Memorial
00:21:03
The AHA presents the Foster McGaw Prize annually to recognize hospitals and health systems that are leading the way through innovative collaborations that improve the health and well-being of everyone in their communities.
May 13, 2021
FosterMcGaw Texas Health Resources
00:19:39
The AHA presents the Foster McGaw Prize annually to recognize hospitals and health systems that are leading the way through innovative collaborations that improve the health and well-being of everyone in their communities.
May 13, 2021
Role of Nurses in Health Equity
00:15:25
In a new AHA podcast, Priya Bathija, vice president of AHA’s Strategic Initiatives, and Robyn Begley, CEO of American Organization for Nursing Leadership and chief nursing officer and senior vice president at the AHA, discuss the role of nurses in achieving health equity, screening for social needs and advocating for policy change
May 11, 2021
Treating Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorder in Rural Moms and Families.
00:20:05
In this Members in Action podcast featuring maternal and child health efforts, Aisha Syeda, program manager at the AHA speaks with Kelsey Kyle, a RN care manager at St. Peter’s Health and her community partner, Brie MacLaurin, a nurse and the executive director of Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies, the Montana Coalition, Inc., Together, they discuss St. Peter’s Health Taking Care of You program, a parental support approach for treating Perinatal Mood & Anxiety Disorders in a rural communities of Montana.
May 05, 2021
Star Ratings Follow-Up
00:16:42
This is the second installment of podcasts about the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services—otherwise known as CMS—and their Hospital Star Ratings Program. Last time we heard from Akin Demehin and Caitlin Gillooley, who lead AHA’s work on policy regarding quality of care, CMS had proposed several changes to the Star Ratings Methodology. Since then, the agency has finalized some—but not all—of those changes. In this podcast, you'll hear about what changed, what didn’t, and what still needs to. We’ll also get the perspective of a hospital leader who can tell us how they see the Star Ratings program.
May 03, 2021
[Sponsored] A framework for improved collaborations between clinicians and labs
00:34:21
Detroit-based Henry Ford Health System developed and implemented a framework connecting clinicians with laboratory professionals, which improved collaboration, removed process waste, improved patient outcomes and resulted in process efficiencies. This podcast is sponsored by the College of American Pathologists (https://www.cap.org).
Apr 29, 2021
Using Data to Address Health Inequities
00:24:23
Fourteen organizations including Providence Health System, Henry Ford Health System, Northwell, and others, have formed Truveta. The platform will de-identify the data and use AI to mine datasets providing new insights into the unique needs of their patient populations. In this podcast, Doug Shaw, AHA senior vice president of field engagement, speaks with Rod Hochman, president and CEO of Providence and 2021 AHA Board Chair and Terry Myerson, CEO of Truveta, about the platform and its possibilities.
Apr 28, 2021
Getting COVID-19 vaccines to the American Indian, Alaska Native communities
00:21:37
In this AHA Advancing Health podcast, Sara Jumping Eagle, M.D., and Jonathan 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 22, 2021
A Year in the Life – King’s Daughters Medical Center, Brookhaven, Miss.
00:22:00
Rural hospitals are community strongholds, serving as the key point of care for nearly 20% of Americans. Beyond providing healing and hope, rural hospitals nationwide are pillars of their local economies, creating essential jobs that support families and community vitality. 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 21, 2021
Studying Birthing Experiences during COVID-19
00:20:13
SACRED Birth study’s survey tool called a Patient Reported Experience Measure of OBstetric racism©, also known as the PREM-OB Scale, is designed to capture patient experiences during labor, birth, and postpartum and identify obstetric racism in hospital settings. In this podcast, Priya Bathija, Vice President of AHA’s Strategic Initiatives speaks with Dr. Karen Scott, Associate Professor, OB/GYN Hospitalist, and Applied Epidemiologist. Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, & Reproductive Sciences and Humanities & Social Sciences, School of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco to learn more ways we can identify obstetric racism in an effort to achieve maternal health equity.
Apr 15, 2021
Long Term Care Hospitals Addressing Needs of Long Haul COVID Patients
00:37:00
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 14, 2021
Leadership Rounds with Alvin Hoover
00:23:22
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. The conversation covered how KDMC, an independent rural hospital with about 75% of its patients covered by either Medicare or Medicaid, has responded to the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic, including vaccine equity in the race to get shots in arms. Alvin also talked about sustainable ways to meet community needs in the near and long term, including how rural hospitals are defined.
Apr 08, 2021
Hospital Partners with Faith-based Group to Vaccinate Muslim Community
00:19:05
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. To highlight these efforts, AHA has launched a new series of resources called Joining Hands for Greater Impact. In this first podcast series, AHA’s Priya Bathija talks with leaders from Henry Ford Health System and the Islamic Center of America about their collaboration to increase vaccinations in the Muslim community around Detroit. Learn about the cultural and logistic considerations the partners took into account in order to make their efforts successful. This content was funded in part by a cooperative agreement with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (grant number CK20-2003). The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is an agency within the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). The contents of this resource do not necessarily represent the policy of CDC or HHS, and should not be considered an endorsement by the Federal Government.
Apr 07, 2021
[Sponsored] Innovating for improved operational excellence
00:19:16
Texas Health Resources faced a long-standing problem of addressing process and documentation breakdowns in clinical documentation, denials management and coding. On this Advancing Health podcast, David Salsberry, chief revenue officer of Texas Health Resources, discusses how the system formed a collaborative team of leaders to bridge these performance gaps. This podcast is sponsored by Protiviti (https://www.protiviti.com/).
Mar 31, 2021
Building capacity and reaching hardest hit communities to combat COVID-19
00:19:23
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. Smith-Baugh also shares ways for hospital and health systems to address vaccine uptake and access issues for people of color.
Mar 24, 2021
Building capacity on the front lines to combat COVID-19
00:17:16
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. Corpuz also shares insights on working with the Hispanic community to increase vaccine confidence and equitable approaches to vaccine administration.
Mar 17, 2021
WEL Project Series: Dawn Sears, M.D.
00:12:19
In this AHA Physician Alliance podcast, Dawn Sears, M.D., a gastroenterologist at Baylor Scott and White Medical Center in Temple, Texas, shares how she applied skills learned from the Women’s Wellness through Equity and Leadership Project to the COVID-19 public health emergency. The program helps address women physician leaders’ wellness and leadership needs.
Mar 10, 2021
Voices on Value: Doug Jutte, Build Healthy Places
00:29:37
The Build Healthy Places network is all about bridge-building…finding ways to tie together and thus magnify the positive impact that community developers and health professionals can have by working together more closely. In this “Voices on Value” podcast, Julia Resnick, Senior Program Manager with AHA, speaks with a leader in this work of busting out of professional silos and making a difference together.
Mar 04, 2021
WELProject Series: Amy Ahasic, M.D.
00:12:34
In 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. The program helps address women physician leaders’ wellness and leadership needs.
Mar 03, 2021
Leadership Rounds With Consuelo Wilkins
00:23:38
Dr. Hochman was joined in February by Consuelo H. Wilkins, MD, MSCI, Vice President for Health Equity, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, and Professor of Medicine and Associate Dean for Health Equity, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine.
Mar 02, 2021
WEL Project Series: Janine Adjo, M.D.
00:15:33
Janine Adjo, M.D., chair and director of the pediatric residency program at SBH Health System Bronx, shares how she applied the skills learned from the Women’s Wellness through Equity and Leadership Project in light of COVID-19.
Feb 24, 2021
The 4 M's with Marie Cleary-Fishman
00:18:10
The 4Ms – What Matters, Medications, Mentation and Mobility are designed to work together to afford seniors their best possible quality of life. The 4M approach is guided by the belief that one is never too old to stay engaged with life. In this podcast, you’ll learn about Pop, whose daughter, Liza, shared his inspiring story with Marie Cleary-Fishman, vice president of clinical quality at the AHA Center for Health Innovation.
Feb 17, 2021
Experts share experiences combating human trafficking
00:18:16
Hospitals and health systems every day see patients who are impacted by violence and human trafficking. Experts from CommonSpirit Health share their stories and discuss the importance of mission-driven programs that raise awareness of human trafficking and help combat this issue in their hospitals’ surrounding communities.
Feb 10, 2021
AHA Briefing On Reconciliation
00:08:48
Reconciliation is a complicated process, even to those who fully understand it. In a nutshell, it’s a way of passing legislation in the Senate with a bare majority of 51 votes, as opposed to the 60 usually needed. This podcast is an edited version of a Feb. 3rd professional briefing on the reconciliation process and what it may mean for passage of the COVID relief bill. Our speaker is Mary Naylor, AHA’s senior associate director for Federal Relations.
Feb 05, 2021
Pathways to Recovery: Rural Montana Leaders Rising to the Occasion
00:27:28
In this podcast, you will hear the story of recovery from four rural hospital and health system leaders in Montana. Each has managed a medical surge, experienced reduced volume, suffered workforce fatigue, grieved lost neighbors and family, suffered financial insecurity and rose to meet their challenges by remaining agile while identifying alternative pathways to assure the local delivery of care.
Feb 03, 2021
The Impact of COVID-19 and the Winter Season on Substance Use Disorders
00:16:59
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 Injury Prevention and Control at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, to discuss how to navigate the opioid epidemic amid the emotional triggers brought on by COVID-19 and the post-holiday, winter blues. Seasonal affects, such as hibernation and loneliness, can lead to a gloomy outlook and make people feel hopeless. Hospitals and health systems can proactively identify patient needs and offer solutions to avoid increasing uses of opioids and other substances in their communities.
Feb 02, 2021
Leadership Rounds With Tom Priselac
00:17:12
Please join AHA Board Chair Rod Hochman, M.D., as he kicks off the first Leadership Rounds discussion of 2021. Dr. Hochman will continue the series that AHA launched last year and will host conversations on a range of key issues facing the field with hospital and health system leaders from across the country and other special guests. Dr. Hochman was joined in January by Tom Priselac, President and CEO of Cedars-Sinai Health System.
Jan 28, 2021
Atlantic Health System successfully combats human trafficking
00:16:34
New Jersey-based Atlantic Health system transformed recognition and response processes to human trafficking, becoming a model of success and making its communities safer. In this AHA Advancing Health podcast, hear from Atlantic’s Ingrid Johnson, R.N., and its CEO and past AHA Board Chair Brian Gragnolati, as they discuss the importance of c-suite leadership in supporting efforts to raise awareness of and combat human trafficking
Jan 27, 2021
2021 AHA Talent Scan: State of the Health Care Workforce
00:30:02
Today we hear the perspectives of Elisa Arespacochaga, Vice President of the American Hospital Association’s Physician Alliance, and two other prominent AHA leaders. These experts’ viewpoints are among those included in the 2021 Health Care Talent Scan, the AHA’s annual snapshot of health care talent management trends and strategies. The 2021 Health Care Talent Scan is sponsored by Certiphi Screening.
Jan 22, 2021
Members in Action: Creighton University Medical Center
00:38:41
In this Members in Action podcast, Julia Resnick, Senior Program Manager at the AHA, is speaking with leaders from CHI Health’s Creighton University Medical Center, Drs. Amy McGaha, Tom Gluck and Kristy Brandon Keefner. They will be discussing how a culture of interdisciplinary care teams enable them to improve value for their patients.
Jan 20, 2021
Members in Action: Mount Sinai Health System
00:25:42
The hospital-at-home model continues to emerge as a promising approach to improve value for some patients by enabling them to receive acute-level care in their homes. In this Members in Action podcast, Julia Resnick, senior program manager at the AHA, speaks with Linda DeCherrie, M.D., clinical director of Mount Sinai at Home, and Albert Siu, M.D., director of Sinai at Home, to learn about how Mount Sinai Health System in New York extends care outside of hospital walls.
Jan 13, 2021
Protecting People Everywhere Series: Uvalde And Bobblehead
00:16:32
In this podcast, Priya Bathija, Vice President of Strategic Initiatives at the AHA, moderates a discussion between Tom Nordwick, CEO of Uvalde Memorial Hospital, and Phil Sklar, Co-founder and CEO of the National Bobblehead Hall of Fame and Museum, on continued PPE needs of hospitals and how non-traditional organizations have sought to help address these needs. Uvalde received over 7,000 PPE items from the Bobblehead donation.
Jan 06, 2021
Leadership Rounds With Rod Hochman
00:16:23
Dr. Estes was joined by Rodney F. Hochman, M.D., President and CEO, Providence St. Joseph Health and Chair Elect Designate of the AHA, to discuss how hospitals can move from relief, recovery, and rebuilding to reimagining and innovation.
Dec 18, 2020
Leadership Rounds With Claire Zangerle
00:14:58
Dr. Estes was joined by Claire Zangerle, MSN, MBA, RN, Chief Nurse Executive at Allegheny Health Network (AHN), to discuss how hospitals can move from relief, recovery, and rebuilding to reimagining and innovation.
Dec 18, 2020
Members in Action: Cherokee Indian Hospital
00:46:01
In this Members in Action podcast, Julia Resnick, Senior Program Manager at the AHA, is speaking with Casey Cooper, CEO and Dr. Rick Bunio, executive clinical director of Cherokee Indian Hospital and Principal Chief Richard Sneed of the Eastern Band of the Cherokee Indians. They will be discussing the impact of the hospital’s relationship-based integrated care model and how it has enable their community to better address the COVID-19 pandemic.
Dec 18, 2020
COVID-19: Vaccination and Distribution in Black and LatinX Communities
00:31:21
In this conversation, Nancy Foster, Vice President for Quality and Patient Safety Policy, talks with Sonia Perez, Chief Operating Officer, UnidosUS, and Clint Odom, Senior Vice President, Policy & Advocacy, National Urban League and Executive Director, National Urban League’s Washington Bureau, about best practices hospitals and health systems can use to reach Black, Latinx and underserved communities and strategies for COVID-19 vaccine distribution.
Dec 17, 2020
Members in Action: Presbyterian Healthcare Services
00:29:45
In this Members in Action podcast, Julia Resnick, Senior Program Manager at the AHA, is speaking with Dr. Nancy Guinn, medical director of Presbyterian at Home and Dr. Elizabeth de Pirro, medical director of hospital at home and complete care. They will be discussing how Presbyterian is improving outcomes and the patient experience while reducing cost through their hospital-at-home work.
Dec 16, 2020
Using motivational interviewing as a tool to address suicide risk
00:21:47
Today we are talking about motivational interviewing and how it has been used at Parkland Health and Hospital System to assess patients for suicide risk with David Herrman, Motivational Interviewing trainer of suicide risk assessment and intervention at Parkland Health and Hospital System.
Dec 10, 2020
Marrying mental and physical health – Practical approaches and sustainability
00:13:09
Today we are talking about sustainable and practical approaches to marrying physical and behavioral health care with Minnie Matthews, Director of Global Behavioral Health at Parkland Health and Hospital System, and Dr. Pedro Fernandez, Co-Chief of Psychiatry at Parkland and Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at UT Southwestern Medical Center.
Dec 10, 2020
Reducing suicide across the inpatient, ED and outpatient settings
00:17:03
Today we are talking about reducing suicide across the inpatient, ED, and outpatient settings with Jenny Esparza, LCSW, Behavioral Health Social Work Manager, Parkland Health and Hospital System, and Diann Francis, LMSW, MBA, Social Work Manager Parkland Health and Hospital System.
Dec 10, 2020
Health Inequities in Black and Underserved Communities: COVID-19 and The Flu
00:24:43
In this conversation, Elisa Arespacochaga, Interim Executive Lead, Institute for Diversity & Health Equity and Vice President, AHA Physician Alliance, talks with Andrea Custis, President and CEO, Urban League of Philadelphia, about health inequities in Black and underserved communities with a focus on the COVID-19 pandemic and the upcoming flu season. In 2017, AHA formed a national strategic alliance with National Urban League to focus on advancing health equity in Black and underserved communities and diversity and inclusion in health care governance.
Dec 09, 2020
Protecting People Everywhere Series: REI and Merit Solutions
00:30:54
In this podcast, AJ Rolle, Senior Program Manager at the AHA, moderates a discussion between Marc Berejka, Director of Government & Community Affairs at REI, and Bill Burke, CEO of Merit Solutions, on how their organizations are contributing to AHA’s 100 Million Mask Challenge through HealthEquip, a smart app that connects individuals and organizations who have PPE to hospitals treating patients with the coronavirus.
Dec 02, 2020
Addressing Stigma with Shatterproof
00:18:55
In this episode Elisa Arespacochaga, Vice president of AHA's Physician Alliance sits down with Matt Stefanko of Shatterproof to discuss how they have implemented a comprehensive suite of tools to combat stigma associated with substance abuse disorder.
Nov 25, 2020
Leadership Rounds With Sarah Krevans
00:16:39
Dr. Estes is joined by Sarah Krevans, President and Chief Executive Officer of Sutter Health, to discuss how hospitals can move from relief, recovery, and rebuilding to reimagining and innovation.
Nov 23, 2020
Remedying Implicit Bias in Maternity Care
00:17:17
In this podcast, we discuss the benefits of March of Dimes’s implicit bias training program titled, Breaking through Implicit Bias in Maternal Health Care. Joining Priya Bathija, Vice President of AHA’s Strategic Initiatives is Chief Medical & Health Officer, Senior Vice President, and Interim Chief Scientific Officer, Dr. Rahul Gupta and AHA’s CNO and AONL’s CEO Robyn Begley.
Nov 19, 2020
Rogers Behavior Health: LEAN Methodology and Process Improvement
00:19:07
In this episode, Rebecca Chickey, MPH, senior director of behavioral health and field engagement at the American Hospital Association is joined by Brian Kay, vice president of continuous improvement at Rogers Behavioral Health, as well as Dr. Patrick O’Malley, medical director of primary care services at Rogers Behavioral Health. The discussion: LEAN methodology to improve hospital processes impacted by the COVID pandemic.
Nov 18, 2020
Leadership Rounds With Kevin Sowers
00:15:52
Dr. Estes is joined by Kevin W. Sowers, President of the Johns Hopkins Health System and Executive Vice President of Johns Hopkins Medicine, to discuss how hospitals can move from relief, recovery, and rebuilding to reimagining and innovation.
Nov 17, 2020
Strategies to prevent flu, chronic conditions during pandemic
00:27:39
Adam Myers, M.D., population health chief at Cleveland Clinic, talks with Nancy Foster, AHA vice president for quality and patient safety, about preventing flu and treating chronic diseases during the pandemic.
Nov 12, 2020
Supreme Court hears oral argument in appeal of ACA ruling
00:12:13
The U.S. Supreme Court today heard oral argument in the latest challenge to the Affordable Care Act. The 5th Circuit Court of Appeals last year ruled the ACA’s individual mandate unconstitutional and sent the case back to the district court in Texas for the judge to determine which of the law's provisions could survive without the mandate. Twenty states and the District of Columbia petitioned the Supreme Court to review the decision. Sean Marotta, who authored the AHA’s friend-of-the-court brief (https://www.aha.org/amicus-brief/2020-05-13-amicus-brief-national-hospital-associations-support-california-state) urging the court to reverse the appeals court decision, provided live analysis of today’s hearing for AHA on Twitter (https://www.aha.org/supreme-court-cases).
Nov 10, 2020
Strategies to prevent health professional burnout
00:22:11
David Zaas, M.D., chief clinical officer for MUSC Health in South Carolina and CEO of its Charleston Division, talks with Nancy Foster, AHA vice president for quality and patient safety, about strategies and tools to address burnout as health care professionals continue to care for COVID-19 patients.
Nov 10, 2020
Advancing Equity in Partnership with the Medical Staff
00:26:41
In this conversation, Darren Henson, Director of Operations with the AHA’s Institute for Diversity and Health Equity, speaks with Laura Vail, Director, Health Equity at Cone Health and Dr. Alvin Powell, Chief Health Equity Officer at Cone Health. Also joining the conversation is Paul Jeffrey, president of Cone Health’s Wesley Long Hospital. He also served as its inaugural Chief Inclusion Officer. Our discussion will focus on Cone Health’s process and creative steps hospitals and health systems can take to achieve similar success.
Nov 05, 2020
Advancing Health Equity through Research & Science
00:24:10
In this conversation, Elisa Arespacochaga, vice president of the AHA’s Physician Alliance and interim executive lead for the AHA’s Institute for Diversity an Health Equity, talks with Essa Mohamed, PhD, Class of 2020 Bush Foundation Fellow and NIH Fellow at Mayo Clinic’s Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, about ways to advance health equity and reduce health care disparities through research and clinical trials. We’ll learn about the impact of community based participatory research and strategies to engage the community in hospital and health systems research goals.
Oct 28, 2020
Value Rounds: Michael Suk, M.D., and Brooke Buckley, M.D.
00:28:41
Joining us for part 4 of the podcast series is Priya Bathija, vice president of Strategic Initiatives at the AHA, in conversation with Dr. Michael Suk, Chief Physician Officer, Geisinger System Services, and Chair of Musculoskeletal Institute & Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at Geisinger Health; and Dr. Brooke Buckley, Chief Medical Officer at Henry Ford Wyandotte Hospital.
Oct 22, 2020
Health Inequities in the Latinx Community: COVID-19 and The Flu
00:25:10
In this conversation, Elisa Arespacochaga, vice president of the AHA’s Physician Alliance and interim executive lead for the AHA’s Institute for Diversity an Health Equity, talks with Rita Carreon, deputy vice president for health, UnidosUS, about health inequities in Latinx communities with a focus on COVID-19 and the upcoming flu season. We’ll learn about challenges facing the Latinx community and how community based organizations can help hospitals and health systems improve health status for Latinx communities across the country.
Oct 21, 2020
Using SDOH Data to Reduce Breast Cancer
00:40:45
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 16, 2020
Leadership Rounds With Dr. Kimberlydawn Wisdom
00:15:32
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 15, 2020
Value Rounds: Agnes Barden and Robert Rose
00:30:20
Joining us 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 Patient & Customer Experience at Northwell Health and Robert Rose, Chief Nursing Officer at Atrium Health's Carolinas Medical Center.
Oct 15, 2020
Boards Addressing Social Needs [Part Two]
00:26:24
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. A panel of trustees, moderated by Priya Bathija, AHA’s vice president of Strategic Initiatives, 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 14, 2020
Boards Addressing Social Needs [Part One]
00:23:49
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. A panel of trustees, moderated by Priya Bathija, AHA’s vice president of Strategic Initiatives, 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 14, 2020
Leadership Rounds With Rachelle Schultz
00:15:29
The fourth in the series featured Dr. Estes joined by Rachelle Schultz, President and CEO, Winona Health, to discuss COVID-19’s impact on health trends and services in Minnesota. This episode was recorded on August 27, 2020.
Oct 09, 2020
Member in Action: Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
00:27:08
In this Members n 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.
Oct 07, 2020
Leadership Rounds With Dr. David Zaas
00:15:22
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.
Oct 01, 2020
Value Rounds Series: Working Towards Value Together | Part 2
00:29:29
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. Chris Moriates, Assistant Dean for Health Care Value, Dell Medical Center, and Executive Director at Cost of Care and Dr. Pamela Johnson, Vice President of Care Transformation at Johns Hopkins Health System.
Sep 30, 2020
Eliminating Disparities in Birth Outcomes
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In this Members in Action podcast featuring maternal and child health efforts, we are speaking with Dr. Ken Fawcett, Vice President and Peggy Vander Meulen, Manager of Community Health Programs of Spectrum Health Healthier Communities program. We will dive into the importance of promoting race equity to ensure healthy pregnancies, healthy babies and better outcomes for the community in general.
Sep 24, 2020
Centering Care around “What Matters” to Patients
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Marie Cleary-Fishman, AHA's 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 and Rehabilitation Psychology at Rush University Medical Center. Berman and Emery-Tiburcio share how they used the 4Ms Framework to build a culture that prioritizes the needs of older adults and how these efforts have improved value. This conversation was held at the AHA’s The Value Initiative Executive Forum, Addressing Disruption Through Innovation and Value.
Sep 23, 2020
Innovatively Reaching Women and Families
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In this Members in Action podcast, featuring maternal and child health efforts, we speaks 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 innovate strategies the hospital is using to engage women and families through technology
Sep 17, 2020
Value Rounds Series: Working Towards Value Together
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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 16, 2020
Partnering to Improve Birth Outcomes
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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 the impact of Kearney County’s Pioneer Baby program.
Sep 15, 2020
Living and Learning through COVID-19
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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.
Sep 04, 2020
Addressing Prenatal Substance Use
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In this podcast, 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 04, 2020
Telebehavioral health care in a COVID-19 World
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In this podcast, Rebecca Chickey, senior director of field engagement, behavioral health services of the AHA is speaking with Martha Whitecotton, senior vice president of Behavioral Health Services at Atrium Health in Charlotte North Carolina, about using telehealth visits to provide behavioral health care to patients during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Sep 02, 2020
Safely, Effectively, Reducing C-section Rates
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In this Members in Action podcast featuring maternal and child health efforts, we are speaking with Dr. Stephen Lockhart, Chief Medical Officer of Sutter Health. Dr. Lockhart will discuss Sutter Health’s commitment to improving outcomes by reducing the number of first-birth C-section rates through its Pregnancy & Childbirth Services, in addition to engaging mothers and their families through the process.
Aug 27, 2020
Tackling the PPE Crisis
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In this podcast, AJ Rolle , Senior Program Manager at the AHA, moderates a discussion between Priya Bathija, Vice President, Strategic Initiatives at the AHA, and Dr. Ali Raja, Executive Vice Chair, Department of Emergency Medicine, at Massachusetts General Hospital; and co-founder of GetUsPPE They discuss the challenges related to PPE and the work that the AHA and GetUsPPE are doing to support hospitals in meeting their safety equipment needs.
Aug 26, 2020
Doula Enhance the Birthing Experience
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In this Members in Action podcast featuring maternal and child health efforts, Aisha Syeda, Program Manager at the American Hospital Association is speaking with Mary Schwaegerl, an Obstetrics Director… and Julia Yoder, a Marketing & Public Relations Director at Brookings Health System, as they share the impact of their volunteer doula program at Brooking’s New Beginnings Birth Center.
Aug 19, 2020
Changing the Way We Approach Opioid Use Disorder
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In today's episode Elisa Arespacochaga, Vice president of AHA's Physician Alliance, sits down with Richard Bottner — an affiliate faculty member at Dell Medical School — to discuss how they have implemented an innovative treatment program to address opioid use disorder and reduce stigma
Aug 18, 2020
Leadership Rounds with Dr. Harsh K Trivedi
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Dr. Estes will talk with Harsh K. Trivedi, M.D., president and CEO of Baltimore-based Sheppard Pratt, to discuss COVID-19’s impact on behavioral health trends and services in the U.S.
Aug 14, 2020
Improved Communication with Families Leads to Better Health Outcomes for Children
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In today’s podcast, two Children’s Wisconsin caregivers, Kim Cronsell, MD, and Cecille Sulman, MD, discuss their digital engagement tool, The Patient Journey. They will discuss the app’s many advantages and promising results with Julia Resnick, senior program manager at the American Hospital Association Cecil Soulman
Aug 13, 2020
Increasing capacity to care through a virtual hospital
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COVID-19 has prompted many changes in the way hospitals manage and care for their patients. As hospitals across the nation deal with the ebb and flow of COVID-19 patients and shortages of ICU beds, North Carolina’s Atrium Health has found a promising solution to increasing their inpatient capacity. Elisa Arespacochaga, Vice president of AHA's Physician Alliance, explores Atrium’s approach in this conversation with hospital leaders.
Aug 12, 2020
Enhance Value through National Policies and Social Change
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Improving the health of an entire community involves many touchpoints, including long-term efforts to change the social and environmental factors that impact health. In today’s podcast, Julia Resnick, senior program manager for The Value Initiative at AHA, explores the secrets to TCI’s success with Jaime Dircksen, vice president of community health and well-being for Trinity Health.
Aug 06, 2020
Hospitals are ready to care for all patients during the COVID-19 pandemic
00:15:37
Patient safety has always been the number one priority for hospitals and health care providers, and COVID-19 has not changed that one bit. In fact, the safety protocols put into place for patients, families, care providers and staff since the pandemic’s onset are the most stringent they’ve ever been. Today, we hear from Dr. Amy Compton-Phillips, Chief Clinical Officer of the Providence health system.
Aug 05, 2020
Leadership Rounds: Dr. David Perlstein
00:15:28
Dr. Perlstein is the President and CEO of SBH Health System in the Bronx (formerly known as St. Barnabas Hospital), which serves an impoverished and multicultural community. Previously, Dr. Perlstein served as Executive Vice President and Chief Medical Officer of the Hospital and Vice-Chairman of the Department of Pediatrics. He continues to be clinically active and has spent the majority of his career promoting better health and better healthcare in the Bronx
Jul 31, 2020
Grady Health Using Predictive Analytics to Improve Value
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In this podcast, Julia Resnick, senior program manager for The Value Initiative, speaks with Shannon Sale, chief strategy officer at Grady Health System in Atlanta, about how they're using artificial intelligence and predictive analytics to improve their population health strategy.
Jul 30, 2020
July is Minority Mental Health Awareness Month: Best Practices to Help Diverse Communities
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July is National Minority Mental Health Awareness Month. In this conversation, Lisa Hinton, Senior Health Equity and Value specialist with the AHA’s Institute for Diversity and Health Equity, speaks with a faith-based organization leader and two health care experts on ways they are broadening their health system’s approaches to improving community access to mental and behavioral health services in the Greater Bronzeville neighborhood on Chicago’s South Side.
Jul 30, 2020
Rural philanthropy as a long-term strategy
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On this Advancing Health podcast, Joy Lewis, AHA vice president for strategic policy planning, and Allen Smart, principal at Winston-Salem, N.C.-based PhilanthropywoRx, discuss the imperative for rural hospital leaders to develop long-term strategies where community engagement and philanthropy meet for the good of communities’ health. When properly positioned for the long-term, philanthropic relationships with both the private and public sector entities can fuel both innovation and population health improvements.
Jul 29, 2020
Getting Hospital Care During a Pandemic
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In this podcast, Nancy Foster, Vice President for Quality and Patient Safety Policy at the AHA, is joined by Paul Skolnik, chair of medicine and an infectious disease specialist at Carillion Clinic in Roanoke, Virginia, to discuss what patients should know about getting care at a hospital during a pandemic and the new practices and protocols hospitals and health systems are enacting to keep patients safe.
Jul 29, 2020
Discussing the Black Maternal Health Caucus with Rep. Lauren Underwood
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Congresswomen Lauren Underwood and Alma Adams launched the Black Maternal Health Caucus to address one of the most urgent crises in the United States today. In this podcast, Priscilla Ross, senior associate director for federal relations, speaks with Congresswoman Lauren Underwood, co-chair of the Caucus, about their mission to elevate the Black maternal health crisis within Congress and advancing policy solutions to improve maternal health outcomes and end disparities.
Jul 27, 2020
Standardization Results in Enhanced Value and Improved Outcomes
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The University of Tennessee Medical Center in Knoxville kick-started its own care redesign process in 2008. The goal of the ongoing work is to transform its delivery system to disease specific, evidence-based, patient-centric plans that span entire episodes of care. So what does that look like, and what does it take to get there? In this podcast, Julia Resnick, senior program manager for Strategic Initiatives with AHA, explores those questions and others with Joe Landsman, president and chief executive officer at The University of Tennessee Medical Center; and Dr. James Shamiyeh, senior vice president and chief quality officer at UTMC.
Jul 23, 2020
Leading with Professional Accountability featuring Dr. Patricia Sullivan
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In this episode Elisa Arespacochaga, vice president of AHA’s Physician Alliance speaks to Patricia Sullivan, Chief Quality Officer at Penn Medicine in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Jul 20, 2020
Leading with Professional Accountability featuring Dr. William Cooper
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In this episode Elisa Arespacochaga, vice president of AHA’s Physician Alliance speaks to Dr. William Cooper, Cornelius Vanderbilt professor of Pediatrics and Health Policy, associate dean for Faculty Affairs and vice president for Patient and Professional Advocacy at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine.
Jul 20, 2020
Leading with Professional Accountability featuring Dr. Craig Uthe
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In this episode Elisa Arespacochaga, vice president of AHA’s Physician Alliance speaks to Dr. Craig Uthe, medical director of physician well-being at Sanford USD Medical Center in Sioux Falls, South Dakota.
Jul 20, 2020
Leading with Professional Accountability featuring Dr. Gerald Hickson
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This episode features a conversation with Jay Bhatt, former senior vice president and chief medical officer at the American Hospital Association and Dr. Jerry Hickson, Joseph C. Ross Chair of Medical Education and Administration at Vanderbilt Universiy Medical Center and founding director for the Center for Patient and Professional Advocacy.
Jul 20, 2020
Leadership Rounds - Dr. Marc L. Boom
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In the premiere episode of the series, Dr. Melinda Estes, AHA Board Chair and President and CEO of St. Luke's Health System is joined by Dr. Marc Boom, president and CEO of Houston Methodist, to discuss how the health system is navigating the COVID-19 crisis in Texas.
Jul 17, 2020
Maintaining a Culture Of Value During COVID-19
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Priya Bathija, vice president of AHA's strategic initiatives and Dr. Bob Pendleton, Chief Medical Quality Officer of University of Utah Healthcare come together again to discuss how University of Utah Healthcare is looking at value as a result of COVID-19.
Jul 15, 2020
Applying FCC Funds for Home Monitoring Under COVID-19
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AHA has tracked the stories of several rural community hospitals as part of our coverage of COVID-19. Those stories and their podcasts may be found on the AHA website. As part of this series we share how rural hospitals have found new ways of delivering care to patients under COVID-19. Today, we hear from Brian Evans, CEO of Clarke County Hospital in Osceola, Iowa and Corey Martin, senior director at the Iowa Hospital Association, who applied for and received funds to expand telehealth services to include home monitoring.
Jul 09, 2020
Collecting REaL data to conquer COVID-19
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In this conversation, Elisa Arespacochaga, vice president of the AHA’s Physician Alliance and interim executive lead for the AHA’s Institute for Diversity an Health Equity, talks with two health system chief diversity officers about their efforts to learn more about the patients they are serving through REAL data collection, stratification and utilization. We’ll learn about REAL data and how it may present a clearer overall picture of the pandemic’s impact on specific communities. More is available at www.ifdhe.aha.org.
Jul 08, 2020
Reinventing To Improve Patient Experience
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In this podcast, Priya Bathija, vice president of The Value Initiative at the AHA, and Carol Vargas, Vice President, Integrated Care and Dr. Sylvia Romm, Chief Innovation Officer, both at Atlantic Health, discuss COVID-19’s impact on telehealth and integrated care.
Jun 17, 2020
Recharging to Better Connect during COVID-19
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With COVID-19 on the rise, hospitals and other organizations are leveraging technology to expand outreach to patients and communities. In this podcast, Priya Bathija, vice president of AHA’s The Value Initiative, speaks with Kaakpema Yelpaala, founder and CEO of access.mobile again about using mobile technology to address health needs, especially during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Jun 10, 2020
Exploring opportunities for hospital-led race conversations and changes
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AHA facilitates a discussion how hospitals can contribute to the conversation around race and positive change.
Jun 05, 2020
Community Collaboration during the COVID-19 Epidemic
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In this podcast, Nancy Myers, vice president of leadership and system innovation at the AHA interviews, Nancy Combs, director of community health integration for Henry Ford Health System.
Jun 03, 2020
Leading during COVID-19 – Lessons Learned from Clinical and Administrative Teams (Part 2)
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In the second of this two-part podcast, Elisa Arespacochaga, vice president, AHA Physician Alliance, speaks with leaders at Henry Ford Health System discussing learnings and experiences as a result of COVID, specifically taking a look at the role of collaboration between clinical and administrative leaders to enable teams to be more effective together.
May 28, 2020
Leading during COVID-19 – Lessons Learned from Clinical and Administrative Teams (Part 1)
00:22:59
The COVID-19 pandemic has brought about new challenges for health care providers including the way teams communicate and work together. In this first of a two-part podcast, Elisa Arespacochaga, vice president, AHA Physician Alliance, sits down with two senior leaders from New York City-based Medisys Health Network to discuss how their clinical and administrative leaders are working together to lead their teams through this crisis.
May 28, 2020
De-escalating Workplace Violence in Behavioral Health Settings
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Parkview Health’s efforts to improve the physical environment, engage its clinical staff and increase training contributed to improved patient perception and a decrease in reported workplace violence. Learn from Parkview Health’s leadership on how this culture shift created compassionate connections between the workforce and improved safety for patients.
May 27, 2020
AHA Changing Workforce Task Force
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While workforce challenges are significant, there are many opportunities available to hospitals and health systems to improve care, motivate and re-skill staff, and modernize processes and business models that reflect the shift toward providing the right care, at the right time, in the right setting. To develop actionable solutions, the AHA launched the Changing Workforce Task Force in the fall of 2019. The Task Force is charged with developing bold, new ideas to advance strategic thought leadership on the future of the health care workforce. The chair of the Task Force is Cathy Jacobson, president and CEO of Froedtert Health in Milwaukee, WI.
May 19, 2020
Palliative Care and the COVID-19 Pandemic
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In this episode, Marie Cleary-Fishman, vice president of clinical quality at AHA is joined by Diane Meier, director of the Center to Advance Palliative Care and faculty at Mt. Sinai Health Systems in NYC and MacArthur genius awardee to discuss COVID-19’s impact on caring for seriously ill patients.
May 14, 2020
Surviving the COVID-19 Surge – Marshall Medical Center
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We will hear the story of hospital heroes caring for COVID-19 patients at Marshall Medical Center located in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada Mountains in Northern California. Marshall is a full service, 125-bed not-for-profit hospital with a Level 3 trauma center serving El Dorado and its neighboring counties.
May 13, 2020
Kings' Daughter Medical Center: Meeting the Challenge of COVID-19
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Recently, AHA published a compendium of case examples demonstrating the struggles and successes of rural hospitals battling COVID-19 in their communities. For this podcast, we honor our hospital heroes and focus on surviving the surge from the perspective of Alvin Hoover, CEO, King’s Daughters Medical Center, Brookhaven, Mississippi.
May 06, 2020
Countering the U.S. Opioid Epidemic: Introduction to the Action Collaborative
00:35:50
In this podcast, Jay Bhatt, former senior vice president and chief medical officer of the AHA, Victor Dzau, president of the National Academy of Medicine, and Ruth Katz, vice president and the executive director of the Health, Medicine, and Society Program at the Aspen Institute discuss how they have brought together stakeholders and leaders to address the U.S. opioid epidemic in an innovative and comprehensive way.
May 06, 2020
A Conversation with the DHS About COVID-19 Cyberthreats [Part 2]
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In part two of this two-part podcast, two senior officials at the forefront of the ongoing duel with cybercriminals. DHS Under Secretary and Chief Intelligence Officer, David Glawe; and DHS Assistant Director for Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security, Bryan Ware, continue their conversation with John Riggi, a career FBI veteran who now serves as senior advisor for cybersecurity and risk for the American Hospital Association.
Apr 30, 2020
Surviving the Coronavirus Surge – Margaret Mary Healthcare, Batesville, Ind.
00:19:20
Recently, AHA published a compendium of case examples demonstrating the struggles and successes of rural hospitals battling COVID-19 in their communities. For this podcast, we honor our hospital heroes and focus on surviving the surge from the perspective of Tim Putnam, CEO, Margaret Mary Healthcare, Batesville, Indiana.
Apr 29, 2020
Extending the Reach of Treatment thru Peer Support Specialists
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This podcast will explore how Tidelands Health has employed peer support specialists - people who have been successful in the recovery process who help others experiencing similar situations-- patient navigators. Tidelands staff will provide highlights of peer support training, as well as how they have been accepted by staff, clinicians and patients. Moreover, they will share how peer support has improved patient outcomes, reduced return visits to the ED and has returned time to clinicians for other activities.
Apr 29, 2020
Addressing the Needs of Behavioral Health: Creating a Safe Space in the ED
00:16:32
- All communities deserve equal access to mental health services but often the only alternative is the local emergency department. This podcast will share how Tidelands Health Took an existing space down, adjacent to emergency department in one of their hospitals, and created 6 private rooms for behavioral health patients. This new environment improves safety for patients and staff, and provides a calmer environment for assessment than the hospital’s emergency department.
Apr 29, 2020
No Behavioral Health Services Onsite? Collaboration can be the Solution
00:15:28
In this podcast, we will learn how, though collaboration at the state and local level, Tidelands Health provides improved access to behavioral health services without onsite inpatient beds or clinicians. Monica Grey will describe their community health resource team’s work focused on the state’s healthy outcome program, “HOP” strengthening the connections between Tidelands, local mental health agencies, and community mental health centers.
Apr 29, 2020
DHS Protecting Critical Networks from COVID-19 Cyberthreats
00:22:26
In part one of this two-part podcast, you’ll from two senior officials at the forefront of the ongoing duel with cybercriminals. DHS Under Secretary and Chief Intelligence Officer, David Glawe; and DHS Assistant Director for Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security, Bryan Ware, are speaking with John Riggi, a career FBI veteran who now serves as senior advisor for cybersecurity and risk for the American Hospital Association.
Apr 23, 2020
A Hospital and a Community Work in Partnership During a Pandemic
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In this podcast, Darren Henson, AHA’s director at the Institute for Diversity & Health Equity, explores how despite the COVID-19 outbreak, Loyola University Medical Center – serving the Chicago area – remains committed to its partnership with a community-driven, multi-sector coalition. Professor Lena Hatchett, PhD, from Loyola’s Stritch School of Medicine, shares how the relationship between the medical center’s physicians and clinical staff with Proviso Health Partners ensures ongoing patient needs.
Apr 22, 2020
The Role of Technology in the Fight Against Coronavirus
00:24:46
COVID-19 is reshaping health care through technology. Recent advances, such as artificial intelligence, telehealth, virtual collaboration and data tracking are stepping up to help address the virus and flatten the curve. In this podcast, Andy Shin, chief operating officer and senior vice president at the AHA Center for Health Innovation and Kaveh Safavi, head of global health at Accenture discuss the role of technology during this pandemic.
Apr 22, 2020
Using telehealth to treat coronavirus patients
00:18:06
COVID-19 cases around the country are increasing daily. While hospitals and health care workers are trying their best to treat those positive cases, they are also exploring telehealth and virtual care to prevent overcrowding hospitals and containing the spread of coronavirus.
Apr 16, 2020
How Digital Tools Can Help Address Coronavirus
00:28:41
The rapid spread of COVID-19 has presented hospitals and health systems with the greatest public health challenge in recent history. In this Advancing Health podcast, Andy Shin, COO of the AHA’s Center for Health Innovation discusses what digital response strategies have been successful, and what lessons have been learned, with Bruce Brandes, general manager digital and partner Network, AVIA and Vindell Washington, chief clinical officer, Verily
Apr 09, 2020
A Conversation with the FBI on Mitigating Coronavirus Cyber Threats
00:23:31
On this podcast, John Riggi, Senior Advisor for Cybersecurity and Risk at the American Hospital Association and FBI Cyber Division Senior Executive Herb Stapleton discuss significant corona-related cyber threats. Stapleton also discusses what the FBI is doing to counter those threats and assist hospitals.
Apr 08, 2020
Using telehealth to address behavioral issues (Part Two)
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In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, many hospitals and health systems are expanding telehealth services. In part two, Jay Bhatt, D.O., senior vice president and chief medical officer of the AHA, continues the discussion on the value of telehealth to address behavioral health issues with Shantanu Agrawal, M.D., president and CEO of the National Quality Forum, and Arpan Waghray, M.D., executive medical director for behavioral medicine at Swedish Health Services in Seattle and chief medical officer at Well Being Trust.
Apr 01, 2020
A conversation with Kimberlydawn Wisdom
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As March ushers in Women's History Month, our new Advancing Health podcast "Black History & Women's History Months: A Conversation with our Board Chair" features an interview with Kimberlydawn Wisdom, M.D., a remarkable leader who was recently recognized on Modern Healthcare Magazine's list of Top 25 Minority Leaders. Listen as she shares insights and stories about the influential people throughout her life who've guided her path to success in this new podcast conversation with Darren Henson, Ph. D., IFDHE director of operations.
Mar 26, 2020
Using telehealth to address behavioral issues (Part One)
00:23:23
In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, many hospitals and health systems are expanding telehealth services. In addition, addressing mental health needs during this crisis is becoming increasingly important. In part one of this AHA Advancing Health podcast, Jay Bhatt, D.O., senior vice president and chief medical officer of the AHA, discusses the value of telehealth to address behavioral health issues and poses questions for leadership teams with Shantanu Agrawal, M.D., president and CEO of the National Quality Forum, and Arpan Waghray, M.D., executive medical director for behavioral medicine at Swedish Health Services in Seattle and chief medical officer at Well Being Trust. The AHA and NQF partnered to create Redesigning Care: A How-To Guide for Telebehavioral Health. https://www.aha.org/center/emerging-issues/market-insights/telehealth/telebehavioral-health]
Mar 25, 2020
Building a Culture of Value
00:24:30
In this podcast, Priya Bathija, vice president of The Value Initiative at the AHA, and Dr. Bob Pendleton, Chief Medical Quality Officer of University of Utah Healthcare discuss the importance of value in today’s times, in addition to ways providers can remove barriers and build a sustainable culture of value.
Mar 18, 2020
Skills needed to address burnout at the system level
00:21:33
In this episode Elisa Arespacochaga, vice president of AHA’s Physician Alliance speaks with Dr. William Maples, president and CEO at the Institute for Healthcare Excellence and Dr. Bridget Duffy, chief medical officer of Vocera Communications.
Mar 12, 2020
What are the leadership needs to address burnout
00:22:24
In this episode Elisa Arespacochaga, vice president of AHA’s Physician Alliance speaks with Dr. William Maples, president and CEO at the Institute for Healthcare Excellence and Dr. Ronald Paulus, president and CEO of RAPMD Strategic Advisor’s and executive in residence at General Catalyst. Dr. Paulus is the immediate past president and CEO of Mission Health.
Mar 12, 2020
Measuring the effectiveness of burnout prevention strategies
00:31:00
In this episode Elisa Arespacochaga, vice president of AHA’s Physician Alliance speaks with Dr. Read Pierce, vice president of culture transformation and strategy at the Institute for Healthcare Excellence and practicing internist at the University of Colorado and Dr. Bryan Sexton, director of the Duke Center for Healthcare Safety and Quality and associate professor, continuing the conversation on burnout and taking a look at how to measure work that is being done in this area.
Mar 12, 2020
Value of using collaboration to advance health equity
00:19:05
In part two of 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, continue their discussion on social determinants of health and how collaborations between hospitals and community development organizations advance health equity
Mar 05, 2020
Using community health workers to expand access in rural areas
00:16:21
On this Advancing Health podcast, John Supplitt, AHA senior director, speaks to two rural hospital leaders about the importance of implementing an effective community health worker program to expand health care access.
Mar 04, 2020
Emory doctor discusses coronavirus outbreak
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On this Advancing Health podcast, AHA’s Akin Demehin, director of policy, speaks to Colleen Kraft, M.D., associate professor in the Department of Medicine Division of Infectious Diseases at Emory University, about novel coronavirus (COVID-19). Kraft was a physician leader during the West African Ebola outbreak and shares her experience, what this new outbreak could look like, and how hospitals can prepare.
Feb 26, 2020
A conversation about the future of health care innovation
00:25:54
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 20, 2020
Compassionate Care: Beth Lown
00:21:42
In this episode Elisa Arespacochaga, vice president of AHA’s Physician Alliance speaks with Dr. Beth Lown chief medical officer at the Schwartz Center for Compassionate Healthcare, internist at Mount Auburn Hospital in Cambridge, and associate professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School.
Feb 19, 2020
Compassionate Care: Emily Silverman
00:19:22
In this episode Elisa Arespacochaga, vice president of AHA’s Physician Alliance speaks with Dr. Emily Silverman, an internal medicine physician at the Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital and creator and host of The Nocturnists, a live show and podcast where doctors share stories from the world of medicine.
Feb 19, 2020
Compassionate Care: Laura Crooks
00:19:45
In this episode Elisa Arespacochaga, vice president of AHA’s Physician Alliance speaks with Laura Crooks, chief executive officer of Children’s Village of Yakima in Washington state and co-founder of Chad’s Legacy Project, an organization dedicated to reducing stigma around mental illness and connecting people to treatment.
Feb 19, 2020
Using gun violence research to prevent injuries, deaths
00:14:40
On this Advancing Health podcast from AHA’s Hospitals Against Violence initiative, Megan Ranney, M.D., co-founder and chief research officer of AFFIRM (American Foundation for Firearm Injury Reduction in Medicine) www.affirmresearch.org, talks about the importance of research and a public health approach to help end firearm violence.
Feb 18, 2020
Using collaboration to advance health equity
00:14:42
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, discuss social determinants of health and how collaborations between hospitals and community development organizations can advance health equity.
Feb 18, 2020
Health care leaders talk benefits of community collaboration
00:37:52
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.
Feb 05, 2020
Rural hospital offers flexibility to recruit physicians
00:23:18
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 29, 2020
Health care leaders tout value of community collaboration
00:31:05
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 who have shepherded community collaboratives with public health departments, hospitals and health systems, and other organizations.
Jan 22, 2020
Iran Cyber Threat Assessment
00:17:55
John Riggi, Senior Advisor of Cybersecurity and Risk Advisory Services at the American Hospital Association discusses the increased risk of cyber-attacks due to the recent escalating friction with Iran and how hospitals and health systems can protect themselves
Jan 17, 2020
Using AI to reach rural patients
00:12:30
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 identify and diagnose illnesses and injuries and recommend customized treatment plans, making primary care more accessible to those isolated by distance, weather or transportation.
Jan 15, 2020
Working to eliminate maternal mortality
00:14:00
In this AHA Advancing Health podcast, Ginny Trainor, program director for the AHA’s Better Health for Mothers and Babies initiative, and Robyn Begley, AHA senior vice president and chief nursing officer and AONL CEO, outline AHA’s strategy to address maternal morbidity and mortality.
Jan 09, 2020
Experts give update on human trafficking fight, awareness
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As part of Human Trafficking Awareness month, Ashley Garrett, director of the National Human Trafficking Training and Technical Assistance Center, and Hanni Stoklosa, M.D., executive director and co-founder of HEAL Trafficking, join Laura Castellanos, AHA associate director and lead for the association’s Hospitals Against Violence initiative, to provide updates on national efforts and resources in the fight against human trafficking.
Jan 08, 2020
Understanding the health care integration trend
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In this AHA Advancing Health podcast, Tom Priselac, president and CEO of Cedars-Sinai Health System in California, discusses how efforts to expand patient access to high-quality, affordable care are driving new hospital and health system relationships.
Dec 18, 2019
Preparing the next generation of health care leaders
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Three experts from AHA’s Center for Health Innovation discuss what skills the next generation of health care leaders will need
Dec 11, 2019
Using technology to improve health outcomes
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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 04, 2019
Patient safety 20 years after ‘To Err Is Human’
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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 27, 2019
Task force leader discusses rural challenges, innovations
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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 21, 2019
Health care leader reflects on ‘To Err is Human’ report
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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.
Nov 20, 2019
Preparing for the future health care workforce
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In this AHA Advancing Health Podcast, Stacy Blanchard, senior managing director at Accenture, and Joy Lewis, AHA vice president of strategic policy, discuss changes coming to the health care workforce. AHA recently launched its Task Force on the Changing Workforce to address these challenges in health care.
Nov 14, 2019
Patient safety leader reflects on ‘To Err is Human’ report
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Mark Chassin, M.D., president and CEO of The Joint Commission, sat on the Institute of Medicine committee that authored the landmark 1999 report. He talks with Nancy Foster, AHA vice president for quality and patient safety, about its impact on health care safety.
Nov 13, 2019
Byron Hepburn - Military Medicine
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The United States Armed Forces produces some of the best leaders in the world. By studying the way military leadership influences teamwork and cooperation, civilian organizations including hospitals and health systems are improving the way the work together and communicate.
Nov 11, 2019
Health care 20 years after ‘To Err is Human’ report
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Jonathan Perlin, M.D., president of clinical services and chief medical officer at HCA Healthcare and former chairman of the AHA Board of Trustees, and Nancy Foster, AHA vice president for quality and patient safety, discuss the landmark Institute of Medicine report and progress to build a safer health care system.
Nov 06, 2019
HLTH Conference 2019
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Health care leaders increasingly recognize that tackling the field’s biggest challenges can’t be achieved alone. And this recognition has resulted in a rise of unique partnerships across what’s now often referred to as the health care ‘ecosystem.’ In this podcast, Lindsey Burgstahler, vice president of programming and intelligence for AHA’s Center for Health Innovation discusses highlights from the HLTH 2019 Conference with Andy Shin, chief operating officer for the AHA Center for Health Innovation and Bruce Brandes, general manager of digital solutions and strategic alliances for AVIA.
Nov 01, 2019
Developing physician leaders
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In this AHA Advancing Health podcast, Elisa Arespacochaga, vice president of the AHA Physician Alliance, Jay Bhatt, D.O., AHA senior vice president and chief medical officer, and Brian Juncker, partner at Strategic Talent Solutions, discuss a new AHA program to help hospitals identify and develop physician leaders.
Oct 30, 2019
Reducing low-value care
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In this AHA Advancing Health podcast, Julia Resnick, senior program manager for AHA's The Value Initiative, talks with staff members from Inova Health System in Virginia about their initiative to prevent unnecessary preoperative testing.
Oct 23, 2019
Incorporating Empathy in the Workforce
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In this AHA Advancing Health podcast, Julia Resnick, senior program manager for the AHA’s The Value Initiative, and Steve Bovey, quality supervisor for the Empathy in Action program at Adventist Health Castle in Kailua, Hawaii, talk about the program that teaches staff and volunteers listening skills and empathetic approaches to engaging with patients, families and colleagues.
Oct 16, 2019
AI's Potential to Personalize Medicine
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In this AHA Advancing Health podcast, Eric Topol, M.D., Founder and Director of the Scripps Research Translational Institute, and Suzanna Hoppszallern, senior editor, AHA Center for Health Innovation talk about how artificial intelligence has the potential to transform everything doctors do and free physicians from the tasks that interfere with human connection. AI can create space for the real healing that takes place between a doctor who can listen and a patient who needs to be heard.
Oct 09, 2019
A closer look at health equity
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In this AHA Advancing Health podcast, Duane Reynolds, president and CEO of the AHA’s Institute for Diversity and Health Equity, and Priya Bathija, vice president of AHA’s The Value Initiative, discuss how health equity is a moral issue that affects the length and quality of people’s lives. They share how hospitals and health system leaders are addressing the social determinants of health and social needs to make care more equitable.
Oct 03, 2019
Using Z codes to address patient needs
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In this AHA Advancing Health podcast, Julia Resnick, senior program manager for AHA’s The Value Initiative, leads a discussion about Z codes and their benefits in indicating a patient’s history, status or problem that may affect health care. Priya Bathija, TVI vice president, and Nelly Leon-Chisen, AHA director of coding and classification, join the discussion.
Oct 02, 2019
CRA Study On Hospital Mergers
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On this AHA Advancing Health podcast, Monica Noether and Sean May, both vice presidents at Charles River Associates, talk about a report they authored that found hospital mergers decrease costs, expand care and improve the ability to address social determinants of health.
Sep 26, 2019
Working together to prepare for emergency scenarios
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In this AHA Advancing Health podcast for National Preparedness Month, Robert Kadlec, M.D., assistant secretary for preparedness and response at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, discusses how hospitals and the federal government can work together to meet the challenge of national readiness.
Sep 25, 2019
Acute and post-acute care providers join forces
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As part of National Rehabilitation Week, the AHA Advancing Health podcast focuses on partnerships between acute care hospitals and post-acute care facilities. Douglas Struyk, president and CEO of Christian Care Center, and Robert Brenner,M.D., president of clinical integration for Valley Health System, discuss how their New Jersey facilities work together to provide savings, improved care and happier patients.
Sep 17, 2019
Common traits help in understanding tragedy
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Dr. Michael Myers discusses the causes of physician suicide, sharing how input from family members and an understanding of physician traits such as perfectionism shed light on the tragedy of physician suicide.
Sep 12, 2019
How hospitals can promote well-being
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Dr. Heather Farley discusses what hospitals can do to promote connectedness and well-being among physicians. She notes that the repetitive trauma of practicing medicine can often cause physicians to lose the joy that inspired them to pursue the field, and speaks openly about some of the isolation she felt at different points in her medical career.
Sep 12, 2019
A doctor shares his struggle and recovery
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Dr. Michael Weinstein shares his personal struggle to practice medicine while battling depression and thoughts of suicide. This heart wrenching story is a profound journey of hope and recovery, and provides a needed window into the experiences of physicians who struggle with mental illness.
Sep 12, 2019
Getting the most from HCAHPS surveys
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On this AHA Advancing Health podcast, Nancy Foster, AHA vice president of quality and safety policy, moderates a discussion on the need for an update to the Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems survey. Also joining the conversation are AHA’s Akin Demehin, director of policy, and Caitlin Gillooley, senior associate director for behavior health and quality policy.
Sep 11, 2019
2019 Innovation Start-Up Challenge
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Mital Patel, director of market intelligence for the AHA Center for Innovation speaks with Chris Looby, vice president of business development for Prescience Health, winners of of the 2019 Innovation Start-Up Challenge.
Sep 04, 2019
Applying innovation lessons from other fields
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On this AHA Advancing Health Podcast, author Safi Bahcall shares innovation lessons from his recent book, Loonshots: How to Nurture the Crazy Ideas That Win Wars, Cure Disease, and Transform Industries, that health care leaders can apply.
Aug 21, 2019
Getting Patients and Caregivers on the Same Page
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OpenNotes is a growing movement to encourage greater access and transparency by allowing patients to see their care providers’ notes after visits and appointments. In this podcast, a panel of experts discuss what is gained by inviting patients to take a larger role in their own care.
Aug 19, 2019
Exploring disparities in maternal health
00:40:28
In this Advancing Health podcast, Jay Bhatt, AHA Senior Vice President and Chief Medical Officer, speaks with a leading expert about what more can be done. Dr. Sharmila Makhija chairs the Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology and Women’s Health at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Montefiore Medical Center in the Bronx, N.Y
Aug 14, 2019
Innovation Challenge winner utilizes telehealth in maternal, infant health
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On this AHA Advancing Health podcast, Priya Bathija, vice president of AHA’s The Value Initiative, speaks with a team from the top winner of the American Hospital Association’s 2019 Innovation Challenge, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital, about their award-winning approach to maternal and infant health using telehealth.
Aug 14, 2019
Eliminating maternal health disparities
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On this AHA Advancing Health Podcast, Jay Bhatt, AHA senior vice president and chief medical officer, and obstetrician-gynecologist Sharmila Makhija, M.D., discuss the AHA Institute for Diversity and Health Equity’s goal of eliminating maternal health disparities, including lowering maternal mortality rates for black women.
Jul 31, 2019
Cultivating Tomorrow’s Health Care Leaders
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Our mission to advance health in America can only be as successful as the people who lead it. In a time of rapid transformational change, much depends on the readiness of next generation health care leaders to step up and accept the challenge of driving our field toward innovation and value.
Jul 29, 2019
Health care leaders investing in innovation
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On this AHA Advancing Health Podcast, Jay Bhatt, AHA senior vice president and chief medical officer, and Jonah Michael, senior vice president of First American Healthcare Finance, discuss why innovation has become a top priority for hospitals and health systems.
Jul 24, 2019
Driving Value by Addressing the Social Determinants of Health
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At a recent executive forum in Boston presented by AHA’s The Value Initiative, AHA Board Chair, Brian Gragnolati, spoke with Kate Walsh, CEO of Boston Medical Center. She shared her insights, along with her belief that most hospitals and health systems have the capability to engage with the social determinants, thereby improving value and enhancing outcomes and the patient experience.
Jul 22, 2019
AHA Rural Report Series: How rural hospitals are responding to challenges
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On this AHA Advancing Health Podcast, two rural health care policy experts dive into the AHA rural report, published earlier this year, and discuss its call to action for rural providers and advocates.
Jul 17, 2019
Partnering to combat human trafficking
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How is the battle against human trafficking going? Is all the effort making a difference? On this AHA Advancing Health Podcast, Robyn Begley, AHA senior vice president and chief nursing officer, moderates a discussion with two government experts on the topic of human trafficking.
Jul 16, 2019
Evaluating protocols to improve care and reduce costs
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Eliminating unnecessary medical tests and procedures can be as important in delivering high-quality care as providing the right interventions. In this Advancing Health podcast we speak with Pamela Johnson, vice chair of quality safety and value for the department of radiology at John Hopkins Health. We learn how one major health system is taking a hard look at its treatment protocols, thereby improving quality outcomes and decreasing health care costs.
Jul 10, 2019
How an Ohio hospital provides affordable housing
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On this AHA Advancing Health podcast, Julia Resnick, senior program manager for AHA’s The Value Initiative, and Kelly Kelleher, M.D., vice president of health services research at The Research Institute at Nationwide Children's Hospital (Ohio), discuss the components of a healthy community and the hospital’s initiative to build affordable homes on vacant properties.
Jun 26, 2019
Healthcare Without an Address
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Today’s health care consumers value convenience as a major influence in their decision-making about their care. Hospitals and health systems have responded by greatly increasing access, bringing care services to outreach clinics, homes, and other venues that meet patients where they are. This AHA podcast, “Healthcare Without an Address,” takes a look at how the new emphasis on mobility and convenience is advancing health in America.
Jun 24, 2019
Reducing burnout in behavioral health providers
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On this AHA Advancing Health podcast, Jordan Steiger, performance improvement coach at the AHA Center for Health Innovation, and Suzette Urbaschich, director of Rogers InHealth, part of Rogers Behavioral Health System in Wisconsin, discuss the stress of working in emotionally draining and intellectually demanding health care environments and strategies to reduce burnout.
Jun 19, 2019
Rural city part of groundbreaking heart disease prevention
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Today we take a look at the Heart of New Ulm Project, a collaborative effort between the New Ulm medical center and the Minneapolis heart institute foundation. This groundbreaking initiative is aimed at reducing heart disease throughout the rural city of New Ulm, Minnesota focusing on preventing cardiovascular disease versus treating it after it occurs.
Jun 12, 2019
A Health Equity and Community Health Conversation
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On this AHA Advancing Health podcast, Nancy Myers, vice president of leadership and system innovation for the AHA Center for Health Innovation, and Duane Reynolds, president and CEO of the Institute for Diversity and Health Equity, discuss health equity and its relationship to community health.
Jun 03, 2019
Collaboration | AHA Executive Forum, Atlanta, GA
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Earlier this month, The Value Initiative hosted an AHA Executive Forum in Atlanta where hospital and health system leaders shared insights and explored opportunities to address value and affordability in health care. While the forum explored a variety of topics one theme resonated throughout the day – collaboration.
May 29, 2019
AHA Rural Report Series
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Hospitals are the cornerstones of their communities, serving as principal access points to care for the nearly 60 million people or 20 percent of Americans who live in rural areas. Despite their importance, rural hospitals continuously confront a multitude of challenges that threaten their ability to ensure local access to care.
May 29, 2019
Connecting Care with Community
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Population health is a term that is used widely, but often not defined. In this podcast, Nancy Myers, AHA’s Vice President of Leadership and System Innovation, talks about how AHA is framing its population health work to support the field.
May 22, 2019
A Partnership to Reduce Patient Readmission
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After being discharged from the hospital, some patients with complex social and medical needs return repeatedly to the emergency department. Today we hear from a critical access hospital in Oregon and its innovative partnership with its ambulance service. Chief administration officer (CAO) Jason Hawkins from PeaceHealth Peace Harbor Medical Center in Florence, Oregon and Chris Martin, critical care paramedic for the Western Lane Ambulance District discuss their partnership to address barriers to recovery.
May 15, 2019
CDC Leader Discusses Collaborations to Improve Maternal Health
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Improving maternal safety and outcomes in the US is a top priority. While we have seen some success in improving outcomes, we must continue to pursue advancements in maternal care. We means hospitals, health systems, clinicians, and community partners – all supporting mothers and doing more to improve their care. In this Advancing Health podcast, Jay Bhatt, senior vice president and chief medical officer for the American Hospital Association speaks with Rear Admiral Wanda Barfield, the director of the division of reproductive health for the CDC.
May 08, 2019
How Clinical and Community Collaboratives Innovate
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In the third and final installation of the Healthy, Equitable and Resilient Communities podcast series, we feature Saint Anthony Hospital’s Collaborative for Community Wellness, a Chicago-based collaborative comprised of 22 community-based organizations. We speak with Dr. Arturo Carillo, the mental health and family support manager of Saint Anthony Hospital and Patrick Brosnan, executive director of Brighton Park Neighborhood Council.
May 08, 2019
Presbyterian Healthcare Services engages in partnerships to address substance use disorders
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At Presbyterian – a not-for-profit integrated health system with nine hospitals, a medical group and a health plan in New Mexico – their Integrated Substance Use Disorder and Community Collaborative Initiative is designed to strengthen improve outcomes for patients, families and members affected by substance use disorders through a holistic approach. Dr. Daniel Duhigg, medical director for addiction services at Presybyterian Healthcare Services discusses their methods in this Advancing Health podcast.
May 01, 2019
Reb Close, M.D. - Prescribe Safe Initiatives
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The Prescribe Safe Initiative is an extremely successful community-based project bringing together law enforcement, hospitals and physicians to reduce prescription medication misuse. The American Hospital Association and the AHA Physician Alliance sought to provide members with a deeper dive on key elements driving the success of Prescribe Safe through three podcasts that explore: • Securing funding and support, • Working collaboratively with a wide variety of partners; and • Leveraging complementary and alternative medicine to reduce the use of opioids in the management of pain. For additional information and resources on how hospitals and health systems are impacting the opioid epidemic go to: www.aha.org/opoiods
May 01, 2019
Kevin Causey - Prescribe Safe Initiative
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The Prescribe Safe Initiative is an extremely successful community-based project bringing together law enforcement, hospitals and physicians to reduce prescription medication misuse. The American Hospital Association and the AHA Physician Alliance sought to provide members with a deeper dive on key elements driving the success of Prescribe Safe through three podcasts that explore: • Securing funding and support, • Working collaboratively with a wide variety of partners; and • Leveraging complementary and alternative medicine to reduce the use of opioids in the management of pain. For additional information and resources on how hospitals and health systems are impacting the opioid epidemic go to: www.aha.org/opoiods
May 01, 2019
Casey Grover, M.D. - Prescribe Safe Initiative
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The Prescribe Safe Initiative is an extremely successful community-based project bringing together law enforcement, hospitals and physicians to reduce prescription medication misuse. The American Hospital Association and the AHA Physician Alliance sought to provide members with a deeper dive on key elements driving the success of Prescribe Safe through three podcasts that explore: • Securing funding and support, • Working collaboratively with a wide variety of partners; and • Leveraging complementary and alternative medicine to reduce the use of opioids in the management of pain. For additional information and resources on how hospitals and health systems are impacting the opioid epidemic go to: www.aha.org/opoiods
May 01, 2019
Innovation Challenge: Peer Support Makes the Difference in Treating Opioid Use Disorder
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Parkview Regional Medical Center & Affiliates of Ft. Wayne, Ind., came in first in AHA’s 2018 Innovation Challenge with bold new thinking about the best way to treat opioid use disorder patients. Its model features peer coaching via a mobile app that is designed to support patients anywhere and in the moment. In this podcast, AHA’s Dr. Jay Bhatt speaks with Parkview Regional Medical Center & Affiliates president Ben Miles about his organization’s approach - and why peer support and encouragement can be such an effective tool in the battle against addiction. Sponsored in part by First American Healthcare Finance, the AHA’s Innovation Challenge is a juried award program to source and spread new ideas and novel approaches for integrated care delivery.
Apr 24, 2019
How Health Disparities Data Informs Change
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The second installation of the Healthy, Equitable, and Resilient Communities podcast series — which highlights member hospitals and UnidsoUS affiliates working together to address disparities, violence and trauma — is now available. Dr. Arturo Carillo, mental health and family support manager, St. Anthony Hospital’s Community Wellness Program and Patrick Brosnan, executive director, Brighton Park Neighborhood Council, provide learnings and key insights on the importance of driving policy changes in Chicago through their research on mental health care access.
Apr 17, 2019
Vanderbilt University Medical Center: New Approaches to Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome (NAS)
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In the United States, one infant is born every 15 minutes with withdrawal symptoms after being exposed to opioids before birth -- Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome (NAS) -- according to a new study published in the journal Pediatrics. Typically, affected neonates must remain hospitalized, usually in neonatal intensive care units, for monitoring and management of opioid withdrawal symptoms. Hospital length of stay (LOS) for these neonates averages 17-23 days. In this podcast featuring 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, discusses how he’s improving outcomes for opioid-exposed infants and women with substance-use disorders and reduced NAS infant’s LOS.
Apr 17, 2019
Using Predictive Analytics to Maximize Nurse Staffing
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To improve staffing capacity, Midland Memorial Hospital in Midland, TX, uses predictive analytics. Hear how the system creates value through higher patient experience scores, lower labor costs, less overtime and higher nurse satisfaction scores.
Apr 03, 2019
Disrupting the High Price of Generic Drugs
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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.
Apr 03, 2019
Dawn Sears, M.D. - WEL Podcast Series
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Dawn Sears is chair, gastroenterology, Baylor Scott & White Health – Temple TX. The WEL Podcast series of AHA Physician Alliance highlights participants from the Women’s Wellness through Equity and Leadership (WEL) Grant Program, a program that addresses wellness and leadership needs for women physician leaders supported by the AHA, the American Academy of Pediatrics, American Academy of Family Physicians, American College of Physicians, American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, and American Psychological Association.
Mar 24, 2019
Heather Farley, M.D., MHCDS, FACEP - WEL Podcast Series
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Heather Farley is chief wellness officer at Christina Care. The WEL Podcast series by the AHA Physician Alliance highlights participants from the Women’s Wellness through Equity and Leadership (WEL) Grant Program, a program that addresses wellness and leadership needs for women physician leaders supported by the AHA, the American Academy of Pediatrics, American Academy of Family Physicians, American College of Physicians, American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, and American Psychological Association.
Mar 24, 2019
Amy Ahasic, M.D. - WEL Podcast Series
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Amy Ahasic is a critical care physician and section chief for pulmonary and critical care medicine at Norwalk Hospital WEL Podcast series by the AHA Physician Alliance highlights participants from the Women’s Wellness through Equity and Leadership (WEL) Grant Program, a program that addresses wellness and leadership needs for women physician leaders supported by the AHA, the American Academy of Pediatrics, American Academy of Family Physicians, American College of Physicians, American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, and American Psychological Association.
Mar 24, 2019
Janine L. Adjo, M.D., FAAP - WEL Podcast Series
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Janine Adjo is vice chairman, Department of Pediatrics for SBH Health System. The WEL podcast series by the AHA Physician Alliance highlights participants from the Women’s Wellness through Equity and Leadership (WEL) Grant Program, a program that addresses wellness and leadership needs for women physician leaders supported by the AHA, the American Academy of Pediatrics, American Academy of Family Physicians, American College of Physicians, American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, and American Psychological Association.
Mar 23, 2019
Breaking Down Mental Health: Disparities in Access to Mental Health
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This podcast features Saint Anthony Hospital’s Dr. Arturo Carrillo, manager of the community wellness program and Patrick Brosnan, executive director of Brighton Park Neighborhood Council to discuss the work of the Collaborative for Community Wellness and how this work is advancing the health of communities. The Collaborative for Community Wellness highlights disparities in mental health service access among the predominantly high economic hardship community areas on Chicago’s Southwest side.
Mar 21, 2019
Thriving in a VUCA World
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The constant change hitting health care from all sides means that our field now qualifies for a term that’s traditionally been used exclusively in academic and business circles: VUCA, short for Volatility, Uncertainty, Complexity and Ambiguity. In this podcast, Andy Shin, Chief Operating Officer of the AHA’s Center for Health Innovation talks with Greg Bunch, Adjunct Professor of Entrepreneurship at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business, about VUCA in health care, and how a culture of innovation can be the key to success. Their conversations serves as a preview to an upcoming one-day course on Building a Culture of Innovation being offered by the AHA in Chicago this spring.
Mar 13, 2019
Chairman's File: Embracing the Changing Healthcare Landscape
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At SXSW 2019, AHA Board Chairman Brian Gragnolati participated in a discussion about embracing patient-centered, value-focused healthcare sponsored by AHA's The Value Initiative and Dell Medical School at the University of Texas at Austin.
Mar 11, 2019
Chairman’s File: Making Health Care More Affordable
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Health care affordability is a key issue for consumers, hospitals and health systems. While health care leaders have been tackling the issue head on – redesigning care and implementing operational efficiencies – solving this complex challenge will require us all to think differently and more collaboratively. On this inaugural podcast on Advancing Health, the AHA’s new podcast channel, you’ll hear highlights from AHA Chair Brian Gragnolati's recent discussion of affordability and value with Maryjane Wurth, AHA executive vice president, and Priya Bathija, vice president of The AHA Value Initiative.
Jan 28, 2019
Discussing the Center for Health Innovation with Lindsey Burghstahler
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Tom Haderle discusses the Center for Health Innovation and its new Market Insights series with Lindsey Burghstahler, the Center's vice president of programming and intelligence.
Jan 02, 2019
Five Questions with Priya Bathija
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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.
Dec 11, 2018