AHA Associate Podcasts and Resources

Connecting AHA Associates to insider content and exclusive insights




AHA Associates have access to exclusive content that educates and informs the health care field, allowing Associates to speak to the challenges facing AHA member hospital and health care systems. This resource library compiles content available to Associates, such as the AHA Associate podcast series, exclusive reports and specially created infographics. The library is just one of many benefits of the AHA Associate Program.


Associate Podcasts

Jan 25, 2021
Kathleen Wessel, VP of Business Management and Operations for the AHA, welcomed Paul Muraca, Staff Vice President, Business Development, for Centene Corporation. Centene has special experience with Medicare and Medicaid plans that provide high-quality healthcare to all communities. In this episode, Muraca explains how COVID-19 has—and will continue to—impact Medicare and Medicaid.
Jan 19, 2021
Kathleen Wessel, VP of Business Management and Operations for the AHA, welcomed Leo Cole, Chief Marketing Officer of Futurism Technologies to the podcast. Hospitals and health systems with limited resources may find it difficult to allocate time and funding to assessing their digital capabilities and strategizing for improvement. In its work with AHA members, Futurism Technologies has led small projects with big impact in this arena.
AHA Associates Bringing Value Podcast Episode 3 Value-based care redesign in rural settings with caravan health
Dec 29, 2020

Nancy Myers, VP, leadership and system innovation for the AHA, discussed how rural hospitals are implementing population health tactics with Tim Gronniger, CEO and president of Caravan Health. They also were joined by special guest Rachelle Schultz, president and CEO of Winona Health, an AHA member hospital.

Rural and critical access hospitals often face a unique set of challenges, different than larger ex-urban health systems. As experts in population health with a depth of knowledge on the ACO investment model, Caravan brings an interesting perspective to this conversation.


Associate Infographics and Reports

Oct 16, 2020
America’s hospitals and health systems have waged a heroic battle against COVID-19, which has taxed organizational capacity and caused critical shortages of personal protective equipment, ventilators and other resources. The hospital field has maintained focus on providing critical, safe and compassionate care to our communities, while facing critical financial challenges.
Sep 22, 2020
The conference convened the field’s leading thinkers, strategists and doers — including innovators who are shifting traditional business models in this dramatically different environment. Read on for a summary of key insights from some of these prestigious presenters.
Apr 21, 2020
While there are significant benefits for care delivery and organizational efficiency from the expanded use of networked technology, internet-enabled medical devices and electronic databases for clinical, financial and administrative operations, networked technology and greater connectivity also increase exposure to possible cybersecurity threats that require hospitals to evaluate and manage new risks in the context of federal privacy rules and related polices.