COVID-19 Videos and Podcasts

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AHA President and CEO Rick Pollack interviewed by Jen Richer of 104.7 WONK-FM on July 23, 2020


AHA President and CEO Rick Pollack appeared on CNBC on July 1, 2020


Television Ad Highlights that Hospitals are Always There, Ready to Care

The AHA has launched a national advertisement campaign to remind the public that as hospitals are fighting COVID-19 they are still here to care for them in every way, every day. As many Americans have delayed care during this public health crisis, the ad emphasizes to the public that hospitals and health systems are ready and able to serve their communities, just as they always have done and will continue to do.

AHA's New Thank You Video to Health Care Heroes

The AHA Responds to COVID-19

The AHA is out fighting for your needs. See all that the AHA has accomplished for members during the COVID-19 Pandemic.

AHA CEO and President Rick Pollack's appearance on MSNBC on March 27, 2020

Rick Pollack says, "What's even more important is that we get the personal protective equipment to the front lines to protect our health care heroes, our doctors, nurses, and other health care workers."

Read the transcript.

AHA CEO and President Rick Pollack's appearance on CNN on March 25, 2020

Funding for hospitals and health care centers in the $2 trillion stimulus package is an “important first step…but it’s not going to be enough in the long run,” American Hospital Association CEO Richard Pollack tells @brikeilarCNN.

AHA CEO and President Rick Pollack's appearance on Fox News Fox & Friends on March 25, 2020

Rick Pollack, CEO of the American Hospital Association, calls COVID-19 a 'crisis of unprecedented proportion.'

AHA CEO and President Rick Pollack's appearance on CBS Face the Nation on Sunday, March 22, 2020

Rick Pollack's appearance begins at the 30:22 mark of the program.

Greater New York Hospital Association

The AHA commends the health care leaders in this country risking their lives on the frontlines every day to help prevent the spread of #COVID19. We see you and we thank you for all that you do to protect patients and communities #HealthcareHeroes.

Latest

Oct 8, 2020
The fifth in the Leadership Rounds 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 1, 2020
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.
Sep 25, 2020
As hospitals and health systems across the country begin and continue the “recovery” process during the COVID-19 outbreak, the AHA is keeping you updated with the latest information and resources. An important area to address is the role of governing boards as hospitals and health systems resume delivering comprehensive health care services.
Sep 25, 2020
This podcast highlights issues such as: prospective board authorizations for emergency spending and policy modifications; logistics for emergency board meetings and decision making; how boards can support and equally importantly not be a burden to management; clarifying emergency authority between system and subsidiary boards; what boards and their members should NOT do; the need for deeper executive and board succession planning; and others.
Sep 25, 2020
The fourth in the series featured Dr. Estes joined by 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. This episode was recorded on September 24, 2020.
Sep 4, 2020
AHA has compiled several case examples demonstrating the struggles and successes of rural hospitals battling COVID-19 in their communities.
Sep 2, 2020
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.
Aug 28, 2020
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.
Aug 27, 2020
Join AHA’s Board Chair Dr. Mindy Estes for Leadership Rounds as she discusses key issues with Dr. David W. Zaas, CEO of MUSC Health - Charleston Division and Chief Clinical Officer for MUSC Health. Watch the live stream at 2:30 p.m. to 2:45 p.m. ET/1:30 p.m. to 1:45 p.m. CT/11:30 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. PT, and come back to listen to the podcast and hear more.
Aug 26, 2020
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.
Aug 14, 2020
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 13, 2020
Join AHA’s Board Chair Dr. Mindy Estes for Leadership Rounds as she discusses key issues with Rachelle Schultz, President and CEO, Winona Health. Watch the live stream at 3:30 p.m. to 3:45 p.m. ET/2:30 p.m. to 2:45 p.m. CT/12:30 p.m. to 12:45 p.m. PT, and come back to listen to the podcast and hear more.
Aug 13, 2020
The third in the series featured Dr. Estes joined by Dr. Harsh K. Trivedi, President and CEO, Sheppard Pratt, to discuss how the health system is navigating the COVID-19 crisis in Maryland. This episode was recorded on August 13, 2020.
Aug 12, 2020
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,
Aug 6, 2020
Join AHA’s Board Chair Dr. Mindy Estes for Leadership Rounds as she discusses key issues with Dr. Harsh K. Trivedi, President and CEO, Sheppard Pratt. Watch the live stream at 3:30 p.m. to 3:45 p.m. ET/2:30 p.m. to 2:45 p.m. CT/12:30 a.m. to 12:45 a.m. PT, and come back to listen to the podcast and hear more.
Aug 5, 2020 by AHRMM
Jeff Berman, Principal and Healthcare Supply Chain Practice Leader at Grant Thornton, discusses emerging trends in the health care supply chain due to COVID-19 and steps health care organizations can take to build a stronger and more resilient supply chain.
Aug 5, 2020
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.
Jul 31, 2020
The second in the series featured Dr. Estes joined by Dr. David Perlstein, President and CEO of SBH Health System, to discuss how the health system is navigating the COVID-19 crisis in New York. This episode was recorded on Jyuly 30, 2020.
Jul 29, 2020
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 r
Jul 29, 2020
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
Jul 21, 2020
AHA President and CEO Rick Pollack, AHA Executive Vice President Tom Nickels and AHA Senior Vice President of Public Policy Analysis and Development Ashley Thompson provided the latest from Capitol Hill and then hospital leaders urged their senators to provide additional resources to hospitals and health systems.
Jul 17, 2020
AHA’s Board Chair Dr. Mindy Estes talked with Dr. Marc Boom, President and CEO of Houston Methodist, about how his hospital has responded to the COVID-19 pandemic. This episode of Leadership Rounds was recorded on July 16, 2020.
Jul 16, 2020
Join AHA’s Board Chair Dr. Mindy Estes for Leadership Rounds as she discusses key issues with Dr. David Perlstein, President and CEO, SBH Health System. Watch the live stream at 2:30 p.m. to 2:45 p.m. ET/1:30 p.m. to 1:45 p.m. CT/11:30 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. PT, and come back to listen to the podcast and hear more.