Hospitals In Focus

Hospitals In Focus with Chip Kahn

Hospitals In Focus with Chip Kahn is a podcast series from the Federation of American Hospitals. This podcast shines a light on everything hospitals; from the advancements in patient care to how a hospital benefits its community. FAH President and CEO, Chip Kahn explores with experts in the field topics like using big data to save lives and how hospitals prepare for disasters.

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Mental Health During the Pandemic with Karen Johnson

Every year, FAH joins mental health organizations and other proponents across the U.S. and around the world to raise awareness of suicide prevention during September, National Suicide Prevention Month. As society continues to struggle with

In the Advancing Health Equity series experts discuss how things like living conditions, language barriers, transportation impediments and poor access to technology impact people’s health. Each in-depth conversation explores the role of hospitals, as well as how current practices and policies can be shaped to overturn current disparities and achieve greater health equity across race and ethnic lines… LISTEN NOW

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The Successes of Learning Health Systems During COVID with Marty Bonick

As the pandemic persists, and the increasing caseload caused by the Delta variant continues to force hospitals to adapt to new challenges, we turn to learning hospital and health systems to understand how they are … Listen now


Hospitals at Scale with Jeff Goldsmith

Hospitals are not just the four walls of a building; they are also the backbone in an American community. As the pandemic continues across the country, Chip and Jeff Goldsmith examine how hospitals learned to … Listen now


Fighting on the Frontlines with Fiona Chew

Fiona Chew is the kind of nurse you want at your bedside. Her positive attitude and willingness to go above and beyond make her an excellent advocate for her patients and colleagues. Early on in … Listen now


The Survival of the Affordable Care Act

The Affordable Care Act (ACA) has just survived its most recent challenge at the Supreme Court. We wanted to hear both its incredible history of survival in the courts and the basic tenets of the … Listen now


The Policy Implications of Medicare at 60

Medicare at 60 sounds simple enough – but is it? Chip asked expert, Dr. Lanhee Chen, on this episode to explain his latest research exploring the potential policy and its complications. Chip and Lanhee explore … Listen now


The Impact of COVID-19 on Value-Based Reporting with Dr. Ken Sands

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed health care in unimaginable ways and some of the true effects are still unfolding. In this episode Chip is joined by Dr. Ken Sands – the Chief Epidemiologist at HCA … Listen now


Making the Rounds: Nursing on the Front Lines with Roxy Hinojosa

Inaugural episode of Making the Rounds begins with Roxy Hinojosa. She is a nurse at Mission Regional Medical Center in Texas. Roxy shares with Chip how she began her nursing career, what the profession means … Listen now


Better Data, Better Outcomes: New Data is Changing Care at Inpatient Rehab Facilities

COVID has drastically changed the health care delivery system, perhaps even permanently. Inpatient Rehabilitation Facilities (IRFs), like those operated by Encompass Health, stepped up during the pandemic by partnering with acute care hospitals to help … Listen now


Surviving COVID: How Physicians are Providing Vital Care and Keeping Practices Open

Patients often form strong and long-lasting bonds with their care providers and COVID-19 has drastically altered that ever-important doctor-patient relationship. Visits have moved online and fear of the virus has some patients skipping care altogether. … Listen now


How Ingenuity and Innovation Helped a Hotspot Hospital Save Lives During COVID Surge

Just a few weeks ago, COVID was ravaging hospitals across the country as cases were surging following the December holidays. St. Francis Medical Center is already one of Los Angeles County’s busiest trauma centers. During … Listen now


The Role of Long-Term Acute Care Hospitals During COVID-19 and Beyond with Ben Breier

Long-term acute care (LTAC) hospitals are caring for the some of the most medically complex patients during the COVID-19 pandemic. As a post-acute care provider, Kindred Healthcare has been right in the middle of the battle to … Listen now


COVID-19: A Year Later with Dr. Jonathan Perlin

It has been over a year since COVID-19 has disrupted life for Americans and everyone around the globe. We checked in with regular guest of the pod, Dr. Jonathan Perlin, to find out how HCA … Listen now