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November 2, 2018 We need your help to diagnose the health of Nashville

Bill Frist, M.D., Guest Columnist  The Tennessean Published 6:00 p.m. CT Oct. 31, 2018 How healthy is Nashville? At first glance, we may seem to be doing well. Very well, in fact. After all, we’re home to world-class hospitals, two…

October 3, 2018 Taking Root in Nashville – A New Collaborative to Green our Streets and Improve our Health

By: Senator Bill Frist, M.D., founder and chairman of NashvilleHealth Clean air, cooler streets, safer neighborhoods, improved health – these are all things we’d like for our city of Nashville.  What do they all share in common?  They are all…

September 7, 2018 Nashville Launches Large-Scale Health Assessment

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 7, 2018 Nashville Launches Large-Scale Health Assessment First community health survey in nearly 20 years to inform future priorities NASHVILLE – Metro Public Health Department (MPHD) and NashvilleHealth are launching the Nashville Community Health + Well-being…

August 14, 2018 NashvilleHealth Governing Board Welcomes Three New Members

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 14, 2018 NashvilleHealth Governing Board Welcomes Three New Members NASHVILLE – NashvilleHealth, founded in 2015 by Former U.S. Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist, M.D. to harness the force of community-wide collaboration to improve Nashville’s health outcomes,…

July 10, 2018 Virtual Reality Isn’t Just For Gamers Anymore; It Will Change Your Health

Bill Frist, Contributor  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…