Audio/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…
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…
Apr 8, 2022
In this special episode, Kathleen Wessel welcomes Dr. Gordon Moore, Senior Medical Director, Clinical Strategy…
Mar 30, 2022
In this episode, leaders from AHA member hospital Forbes and AHA Associate SimpliFi discuss challenges facing our nursing workforce. Bambi Gore, vice president and chief clinical officer of SimpliFi, will discuss obstacles and solutions with Lynn Kosar, Chief Nursing Officer for AHN Forbes Hospital…
Feb 9, 2022
In this episode, we hear from an AHA Member and an AHA Associate about how hospitals can ensure their strategic organizational goals remain aligned with their business operations. Barbara Price, Corporate Senior Vice President of Strategy and Planning for Scripps Health, and Ghazala Sharieff, MD,…
Feb 4, 2022
In this episode, the CIO of Caribou Medical Center, Johnathen Inskeep; CISO & Co-Founder of Critical Insight, Mike Hamilton; and the AHA’s National Advisor for Cybersecurity…
Oct 11, 2021
In this episode, Kathleen Wessel, VP of Business Management & Operations for the AHA, spoke with Alan Sikora, CEO of First American Healthcare Finance, and Derick Lorentz, Regional CFO for Managed Hospitals of Centura Health. Funding strategy is not one-size-fits-all; CFOs must consider ever-…
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…
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…
Dec 29, 2020
Kathleen Wessel discusses rural health care with Jeff Askey and Sarah Dekutowski, partners with Draffin Tucker. Rural and critical access hospitals and health systems often face different challenges than larger health systems, especially in light of COVID-19. As a full-service CPA and advisory firm…