AHA Associates Bringing Value Podcast Series

Where Health Care Business Leaders Discuss How AHA Members Can Best Meet the Challenges of a Rapidly Changing, Increasingly Complex Health Care Environment


In each episode, the American Hospital Association is joined by AHA Associate Program participants who connect members with best-in-class strategies and solutions that can turn challenges into opportunities—from the impact of market and digital disruption to new technologies that can effectively improve outcomes while cutting costs.


Tune into the Latest Associate Podcasts

Aug 2, 2022
In this episode, Kathleen Wessel is joined by Cheng-Kai Kao, Chief Clinical Informatics Innovation Officer for the University of Chicago Medicine, and Doug Lang, VP of Strategic Accounts for Health Recovery Solutions. Last year, University of Chicago Medicine launched new digital health programs across various care settings to improve clinician workload, improve patient outcomes, increase patient engagement and retention and decrease care costs. In particular, the speakers discuss a new approach to hospital-at-home telehealth and remote patient monitoring at the University of Chicago Medicine.
Jul 14, 2022
In this episode, Kathleen Wessel is joined by Lee Wallace and Rob Grayhek, Client Outcomes Advisors for Hospital IQ. Together, they discuss how optimizing hospital discharge practices can ensure a safe and timely discharge, thus making more beds available for patients that need them. Listen in for approaches to avoid discharge delays, improve capacity and ultimately enhance the patient experience.
Jun 8, 2022
Dr. Leon D. Caldwell, Senior Director, Health Equity Strategies and Innovation, in the Institute of Diversity and Health Equity at the AHA, sits down with Dr. James Min, CEO and Co-founder of AHA Associate Cleerly, as well as Dr. Richard Chazal, Senior Cardiologist and Medical Director of the Heart & Vascular Institute at Lee Health System. Dr. Min and Dr. Chazal are at the forefront of a new population-based, precision heart care approach that is transforming the historical approach to cardiovascular care by treating the actual disease instead of symptoms. Together, they discuss how this new standard of care ultimately impacts health equity.

“Through the AHA Associate Program, we were a featured thought leader on a podcast and AHA’s Rural Digital and Innovation Affinity Group. The program is a great way to share ideas with hospitals. We are excited to participate.”

Leo Cole

Chief Marketing Officer, Futurism Technologies


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