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Hospitals In Focus

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Hospitals In Focus

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A podcast hosted by the Federation of American Hospital's Chip Kahn that shines a light on everything hospitals; from the advancements in patient care to how a hospital benefits its community.

Latest Episodes

Dispelling Health Care Myths with Dr. Thomas LaVeist

How are America’s health care providers building trust with Black patients after years of historic racism? With time, says Dr. Thomas LaVeist. The Dean of the Tulane School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine joined Chip to discuss dispelling health care myths around Covid-19, how we can ensure vaccines are fairly allocated, and what we can learn for the next health emergency. These things are all a part of Dr. LaVeist’s program The Skin You’re In. To learn more about The Skin You’re In, visit www.tsyi.org

21 min1 d ago
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Dispelling Health Care Myths with Dr. Thomas LaVeist

Bridging Social Gaps in Health Care with Dr. Chidinma A. Ibe

Community health workers play a vital role in helping end racial disparities in our health care system. They break down barriers by fostering better relationships between the community and their health care providers. Dr. Chidinma A. Ibe is the Assistant Professor of GeneralInternal Medicine and Health, Behavior and Society at Johns Hopkins University School ofMedicine. She joined Chip to discuss the growing importance of these workers and how we can better support them.

30 min2 w ago
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Bridging Social Gaps in Health Care with Dr. Chidinma A. Ibe

Michael Crawford is Battling Chronic Disease with Data

In our online world having access to the internet is crucial for a healthy life. Michael Crawford is Howard University’s Associate Dean for Strategy, Outreach and Innovation and Founder of 1867 Health Innovations Project. He joined Chip to discuss how the Project is battling chronic diseases - like diabetes - with technology and data from sources such as remote monitoring. The two also examined how we can bridge the digital divide that keeps so many vulnerable populations from the care they need.

28 min3 w ago
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Michael Crawford is Battling Chronic Disease with Data

Covering Health Care News in 2020 with Modern Healthcare Editor Aurora Aguilar

Reporters are more important than ever. The 24/7 news cycle around the Coronavirus pandemic, economic recession and racial inequality can be overwhelming for the public, but the same can be said for those covering the news. Editor of Modern Healthcare Aurora Aguilar joins Chip to discuss the challenges of reporting in the era of “fake news” and how journalism is changing to keep up with unprecedented times.

30 minSEP 14
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Covering Health Care News in 2020 with Modern Healthcare Editor Aurora Aguilar

Saving the Lives of Women and Mothers with Congresswoman Lauren Underwood

Women in the United States suffer the worst maternal mortality rates in the developed world. Congresswoman Lauren Underwood is trying to change that with her package of legislation appropriately titled the Momnibus. In this episode she discusses with Chip the social determinants of health that are leading to poor health outcomes for Black and minority mothers, how COVID-19 has advanced patient care approaches like telemedicine to benefit new mothers’ mental health, and how she collaborated with her colleagues across the aisle to find solutions.

18 minSEP 8
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Saving the Lives of Women and Mothers with Congresswoman Lauren Underwood

Understanding Social Determinants of Health with Dr. Georges Benjamin

America is reckoning with its public health on two fronts: COVID-19 and social determinants of health. Dr. Georges Benjamin is the Executive Director of the American Public Health Association and has spent his career working to achieve health equity for Americans. He joined Chip on our inaugural episode of our series Hospitals In Focus: Achieving Health Equity to discuss how COVID-19 has exposed and amplified issues in our health care system. Dr. Benjamin discusses the obstacles that many in communities of color and other vulnerable populations face when it comes to getting treatment - and what health care providers can do to mitigate some of their challenges.

26 minAUG 24
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Understanding Social Determinants of Health with Dr. Georges Benjamin

Past is Prologue - Author John M. Barry on How Crises of the Past Lead to Reform in the Future

The Great Influenza and Rising Tide author and historian John M. Barry knows a thing or two about disasters and society. The Tulane School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine professor joined Chip to discuss not just the ramifications of great crises on society and politics, but also how we get there. What are the policy decisions that make or in some cases break the public response? And what can we learn for future policy making by looking at decisions from the past? All is discussed on this episode of Hospitals In Focus.

20 minAUG 10
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Past is Prologue - Author John M. Barry on How Crises of the Past Lead to Reform in the Future

Lessons from Israel’s Reopening with Dr. Eyal Zimlichman

Initially, Israel had one of the lowest rates of COVID-19 infection in the world, but after the nation’s lockdown was lifted things changed drastically. Chip talks to Dr. Eyal Zimlichman of the Sheba Medical Center about how Israel contained the virus in the beginning and how it is coping with an increased outbreak now. From protecting the elderly to re-opening schools – Chip and Dr. Zimlichman talk about lessons learned and how they translate to the US.

22 minJUL 27
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Lessons from Israel’s Reopening with Dr. Eyal Zimlichman

Public Health Expert Martin McKee Compares the Europe and US Response to COVID-19

Italy was the early epicenter of the COVID-19 pandemic, but the US is now facing the highest number of cases in the world. Professor Martin McKee of the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine joined Chip to compare US and Europe’s response through the lens of a public health expert. They discussed the lessons to be learned from both responses, the potential vaccine light at the end of the tunnel and the implications of the US pulling out of the World Health Organization.

30 minJUL 13
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Public Health Expert Martin McKee Compares the Europe and US Response to COVID-19

Examining the Health Care Supply Chain with John Pritchard

The health care supply chain wraps around the entire world, so when the COVID-19 pandemic hit, people were worried. News articles about providing front line workers PPE and giving patients needed ventilators were everywhere. What did we learn from the initial onslaught? And how is the supply chain changing to meet the needs of the future? John Pritchard, President & CEO of Share Moving Media joined Chip to discuss all of this and more.

15 minJUN 23
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Examining the Health Care Supply Chain with John Pritchard

Latest Episodes

Dispelling Health Care Myths with Dr. Thomas LaVeist

How are America’s health care providers building trust with Black patients after years of historic racism? With time, says Dr. Thomas LaVeist. The Dean of the Tulane School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine joined Chip to discuss dispelling health care myths around Covid-19, how we can ensure vaccines are fairly allocated, and what we can learn for the next health emergency. These things are all a part of Dr. LaVeist’s program The Skin You’re In. To learn more about The Skin You’re In, visit www.tsyi.org

21 min1 d ago
Comments
Dispelling Health Care Myths with Dr. Thomas LaVeist

Bridging Social Gaps in Health Care with Dr. Chidinma A. Ibe

Community health workers play a vital role in helping end racial disparities in our health care system. They break down barriers by fostering better relationships between the community and their health care providers. Dr. Chidinma A. Ibe is the Assistant Professor of GeneralInternal Medicine and Health, Behavior and Society at Johns Hopkins University School ofMedicine. She joined Chip to discuss the growing importance of these workers and how we can better support them.

30 min2 w ago
Comments
Bridging Social Gaps in Health Care with Dr. Chidinma A. Ibe

Michael Crawford is Battling Chronic Disease with Data

In our online world having access to the internet is crucial for a healthy life. Michael Crawford is Howard University’s Associate Dean for Strategy, Outreach and Innovation and Founder of 1867 Health Innovations Project. He joined Chip to discuss how the Project is battling chronic diseases - like diabetes - with technology and data from sources such as remote monitoring. The two also examined how we can bridge the digital divide that keeps so many vulnerable populations from the care they need.

28 min3 w ago
Comments
Michael Crawford is Battling Chronic Disease with Data

Covering Health Care News in 2020 with Modern Healthcare Editor Aurora Aguilar

Reporters are more important than ever. The 24/7 news cycle around the Coronavirus pandemic, economic recession and racial inequality can be overwhelming for the public, but the same can be said for those covering the news. Editor of Modern Healthcare Aurora Aguilar joins Chip to discuss the challenges of reporting in the era of “fake news” and how journalism is changing to keep up with unprecedented times.

30 minSEP 14
Comments
Covering Health Care News in 2020 with Modern Healthcare Editor Aurora Aguilar

Saving the Lives of Women and Mothers with Congresswoman Lauren Underwood

Women in the United States suffer the worst maternal mortality rates in the developed world. Congresswoman Lauren Underwood is trying to change that with her package of legislation appropriately titled the Momnibus. In this episode she discusses with Chip the social determinants of health that are leading to poor health outcomes for Black and minority mothers, how COVID-19 has advanced patient care approaches like telemedicine to benefit new mothers’ mental health, and how she collaborated with her colleagues across the aisle to find solutions.

18 minSEP 8
Comments
Saving the Lives of Women and Mothers with Congresswoman Lauren Underwood

Understanding Social Determinants of Health with Dr. Georges Benjamin

America is reckoning with its public health on two fronts: COVID-19 and social determinants of health. Dr. Georges Benjamin is the Executive Director of the American Public Health Association and has spent his career working to achieve health equity for Americans. He joined Chip on our inaugural episode of our series Hospitals In Focus: Achieving Health Equity to discuss how COVID-19 has exposed and amplified issues in our health care system. Dr. Benjamin discusses the obstacles that many in communities of color and other vulnerable populations face when it comes to getting treatment - and what health care providers can do to mitigate some of their challenges.

26 minAUG 24
Comments
Understanding Social Determinants of Health with Dr. Georges Benjamin

Past is Prologue - Author John M. Barry on How Crises of the Past Lead to Reform in the Future

The Great Influenza and Rising Tide author and historian John M. Barry knows a thing or two about disasters and society. The Tulane School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine professor joined Chip to discuss not just the ramifications of great crises on society and politics, but also how we get there. What are the policy decisions that make or in some cases break the public response? And what can we learn for future policy making by looking at decisions from the past? All is discussed on this episode of Hospitals In Focus.

20 minAUG 10
Comments
Past is Prologue - Author John M. Barry on How Crises of the Past Lead to Reform in the Future

Lessons from Israel’s Reopening with Dr. Eyal Zimlichman

Initially, Israel had one of the lowest rates of COVID-19 infection in the world, but after the nation’s lockdown was lifted things changed drastically. Chip talks to Dr. Eyal Zimlichman of the Sheba Medical Center about how Israel contained the virus in the beginning and how it is coping with an increased outbreak now. From protecting the elderly to re-opening schools – Chip and Dr. Zimlichman talk about lessons learned and how they translate to the US.

22 minJUL 27
Comments
Lessons from Israel’s Reopening with Dr. Eyal Zimlichman

Public Health Expert Martin McKee Compares the Europe and US Response to COVID-19

Italy was the early epicenter of the COVID-19 pandemic, but the US is now facing the highest number of cases in the world. Professor Martin McKee of the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine joined Chip to compare US and Europe’s response through the lens of a public health expert. They discussed the lessons to be learned from both responses, the potential vaccine light at the end of the tunnel and the implications of the US pulling out of the World Health Organization.

30 minJUL 13
Comments
Public Health Expert Martin McKee Compares the Europe and US Response to COVID-19

Examining the Health Care Supply Chain with John Pritchard

The health care supply chain wraps around the entire world, so when the COVID-19 pandemic hit, people were worried. News articles about providing front line workers PPE and giving patients needed ventilators were everywhere. What did we learn from the initial onslaught? And how is the supply chain changing to meet the needs of the future? John Pritchard, President & CEO of Share Moving Media joined Chip to discuss all of this and more.

15 minJUN 23
Comments
Examining the Health Care Supply Chain with John Pritchard
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