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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New Doctors Caring for Their Hometowns Plus Making the Rounds: From Firefighter to Nurse of the Year

Our country is facing a doctor shortage of nearly 124,000 physicians in just 2 years and the impact on patient access could be devastating. The problem is especially acute in economically disadvantaged areas, like California’s […]

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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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Hospitals have learned a lot about treating COVID-19 since the world first learned of the novel disease at the end of 2019. Integrated hospital systems worked together to share knowledge and best practices to treat … Listen now


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The Real Story: Courtney Clarke, RN

Courtney Clarke is a nurse at Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital in Somerset Kentucky and her efforts to help a patient and protect her kids during treatment made such an impact that she was recognized by … Listen now


Making the Rounds: At the Forefront of Care

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Making the Rounds: The Nurse You Want At Your Bedside

Jennifer Brady is a nurse at LifePoint Health’s Havasu Regional Medical Center in Arizona. A recent recipient of a DAISY Award, she exemplifies every quality you’d want in your nurse. Jennifer was inspired by her … Listen now


Inside the Hospital Nursing Shortage with Lisa Dolan

The pandemic poured gasoline on the health care workforce shortage. Between nurse burnout, lower immigration numbers for trained caregivers, and a growing negative narrative surrounding health care careers, it’s no wonder we are facing a … Listen now


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One of the biggest challenges facing hospitals during the pandemic is workforce shortages – specifically beside nurses. This crisis started before COVID-19 and will continue after – fueled by a myriad of developing issues. One … Listen now


Everyone’s a Critic with Chris Jennings and Doug Badger

In many ways 2022 is starting off just like 2021 with COVID-19 dominating our lives and health care policy taking centerstage in front of a gridlocked Congress.  And just like last year, Chris Jennings and … Listen now