SACRED Birth study’s survey tool called a Patient Reported Experience Measure of OBstetric racism©, also known as the PREM-OB Scale, is designed to capture patient experiences during labor, birth, and postpartum and identify obstetric racism in hospital settings. In this podcast, Priya Bathija, Vice President of AHA’s Strategic Initiatives speaks with Dr. Karen Scott, M.D., MPH, FACOG, Associate Professor, OB/GYN Hospitalist, and Applied Epidemiologist, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, & Reproductive Sciences and Humanities & Social Sciences, School of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco to learn about ways we can identify obstetric racism in an effort to achieve maternal health equity.
Advancing Health is the American Hospital Association’s podcast series. Podcasts will feature conversations with hospital and health system leaders on a variety of issues that impact patients and communities. Look for new episodes directly from your mobile device by using SoundCloud. You can also listen to the podcasts directly by clicking below.
Experts discuss ‘long-haul’ COVID-19 patients and the role of hospitals. Jim Prister, president and CEO of RML Specialty Hospital in Chicago, AHA Board of Directors member and chair of the AHA’s post-acute care steering committee, and John Votto, D.O., a pulmonologist and former CEO of the Hospital for Special Care in New Britain, Conn., discuss the experiences of individuals who no longer have the active COVID-19 virus, but still have complex symptoms caused by it.
Dr. Hochman was joined in March by Alvin Hoover, CEO of King’s Daughters Medical Center in Brookhaven, Miss., who is serving on the front lines of rural health care.
The conversation covered how KDMC, an independent rural hospital with about 75% of its patients covered by either Medicare or Medicaid, has responded to the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic, including vaccine equity in the race to get shots in arms. Alvin also talked about sustainable ways to meet community needs in the near and long term, including how rural hospitals are
Throughout the COVID-19 hospitals and health systems have been forging new partnerships with stakeholders to ensure ongoing care for their patients, health care workers and communities. To highlight these efforts, AHA has launched a new series of resources called Joining Hands for Greater Impact.
In this first podcast series, AHA’s Priya Bathija talks with leaders from Henry Ford Health System and the Islamic Center of America about their collaboration to increase vaccinations in the Muslim community around Detroit. Learn about the cultural and logistic considerations the partners took into account in order to make their efforts successful.
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Texas Health Resources faced a long-standing problem of addressing process and documentation breakdowns in clinical documentation, denials management and coding. On this Advancing Health podcast, David Salsberry, chief revenue officer of Texas Health Resources, discusses how the system formed a collaborative team of leaders to bridge these performance gaps. This podcast is sponsored by Protiviti.