Associate Podcasts

The AHA Associate Podcast series is one of the many ways that the AHA Associate Program connects AHA member hospitals and health systems with the business community. In the series, the AHA checks in with its business Associates to learn how they are supporting members and leveraging the program to stay connected with members and help them achieve their goals and objectives. Tune in to learn how AHA members are connecting with Associates.

In this episode, Kathleen Wessel, VP of Business Management and Operations at the AHA, speaks with Josh Margulies, Vice President of Strategic Customer Engagements at Suki AI. Physician burnout is occurring at epidemic levels, with administrative burden in the EHR cited as the primary driver. With…
In this episode, Kathleen Wessel, VP of Business Management and Operations at the AHA, speaks with Jeff Myers, Vice President of Consulting at Accumen, and Melissa Butterworth, President of Laboratory Acquisitions…
In this episode, Kathleen Wessel, VP of Business Management and Operations at the AHA, speaks with Gary Lynch, Global Practice Leader of Healthcare Innovation and Strategy, and Robin Goldsmith, Global Lead of Healthcare Innovation and Strategy for Verizon Business Group. Many health care systems…
In this episode, Kathleen Wessel, VP of Business Management and Operations at the AHA, speaks with Dr. James Lu, MD, PhD, Chief Executive Officer…
In this episode, Kathleen Wessel, VP of Business Management and Operations at the AHA, speaks with Lori Zindl, VP of Business Development at Inovalon. Their conversation focuses on the importance of having prioritized and actionable insights into hospital revenue cycles. They will also review how…
In this episode, Kathleen Wessel, VP of Business Management and Operations at the AHA, speaks with Kathy Kohnke, Senior VP of Client Services at Ingenovis Health. Their conversation focuses on the complex world of healthcare staffing and how data-driven insights can be a game-changer. Throughout…
In this episode, Kathleen Wessel, Vice President of Business Management and Operations at the AHA, is joined by Aria Sameni, SVP, Client Partnerships and Growth for Signify Health; Michelle Franklin, CEO of Sullivan County Community Hospital; and Jodi H. Biller, Director of Clinical Improvement,…
In this episode, Elisa Arespacochaga, Vice President of Clinical Affairs and Workforce at the AHA, engages in a conversation with Dr.Tejash Shah, Managing Director of Accenture Global Healthcare and the Global Lead for Care Reinvention at Accenture. Healthcare is facing an unprecedented global…
In this episode, Kathleen Wessel, Vice President of Business Management and Operations at the AHA, speaks with Eric Kammer, Partner at Guidehouse, and John Beaman, CFO for Adventist Health. Their discussion focuses on the journey of organizations such as Adventist Health that are driving the…
In this episode, Claire Zangerle interviews June Altaras, Chief Quality, Safety and Nursing Officer for MultiCare Health System; Heather Coleman, VP of Clinical Practice and Professional Development for MultiCare; and Bambi Gore, Chief Clinical Officer for SimpliFi. Claire Zangerle who has served…