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How Changing Tobacco Laws Can Save Thousands Of Lives, Billions Of Tax Dollars (Forbes)

How Changing Tobacco Laws Can Save Thousands Of Lives, Billions Of Tax Dollars

Tobacco Laws by Bill Frist MD

FORBES | Today we have a massive and growing public health challenge that is substantially shortening the lives of millions, negatively impacting the health of our children, and adding an astounding $170 billion in health care costs to our nation annually. Unknown to most, it has been for years the leading cause of...

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Understanding The Burning Platform Of Health Care Spending Growth (Health Affairs)

Healthcare Spending by Bill Frist MD

HEALTH AFFAIRS | In January, we were honored to co-chair the inaugural meeting of the Health Affairs Council on Health Care Spending and Value. This diverse group of 22 health care leaders has come together to stimulate a national discussion about whether we should—and how we could—constrain what feels...

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A New Model Of Community Care: Aspire Health And Transforming Advanced Illness Care

A Second Opinion Podcast with Bill Frist MD and the Healthcare Community

FORBES | For loved ones with advanced illness such as cancer or heart disease or with severe symptoms from a chronic illness, especially in the last year or so of life, what we desperately want is for them to seamlessly receive high quality, compassionate care at home that keeps...

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Virtual Reality Isn’t Just For Gamers Anymore; It Will Change Your Health (Forbes)

Virtual Reality and Health by Bill Frist MD

FORBES | I’ve got one big idea that can change your health. But first some history. Heart transplants were once rare. When I was training to be a heart transplant surgeon at Stanford, at every opportunity I would go to the operating room to observe and study my mentor...

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AI can help tame America’s exploding healthcare costs (Financial Times)

AI Healthcare by Bill Frist MD

US healthcare costs are soaring: total spending is projected to reach $5.7tn by 2026. But the debate in Washington remains stuck on the subject of who should pay for care rather than addressing why it is so expensive in the first place: a lack of productivity gains. Productivity —...

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