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June 23, 2020 Commitment to Racial Justice

For Immediate Release June 23, 2020 Statement from NashvilleHealth: “Since our founding, NashvilleHealth has been proud to help bring together public health practitioners and advocates, the non-profit community, business, healthcare providers and policy makers to address our city’s most pressing…

May 6, 2020 We Failed To Act On Pandemic Preparedness After SARS – We Cannot Make That Same Mistake Again

Published May 6, 2020 on Forbes.com By: Senator Bill Frist, M.D. We will vanquish the COVID-19 virus. Effective treatments are beginning to emerge and there will be a time in the future when a vaccine is developed. The stringent safety…

May 6, 2020 The US Should be a Leader in the Global Fight Against COVID-19

Published May 6, 2020 on CNN Editors Note: Tom Daschle (D-South Dakota) served in the Senate from 1987 to 2005 and as Senate majority leader from 2001 to 2003. Dr. Bill Frist (R-Tennessee), a physician and host of the health…

April 27, 2020 Ex-Officials Call For $46 Billion For Tracing, Isolating In Next Coronavirus Package

NPR – Published April 27, 2020  Two leading former federal health officials who served in recent Republican and Democratic administrations are spearheading a call for a $46 billion public health investment in a future coronavirus aid package in order to…

April 24, 2020 Privatized contact tracing will help America safely reopen amid coronavirus pandemic

Manoj Jain and Bill Frist, Guest Columnists The Tennessean Published 5:00 p.m. CT April 22, 2020 South Korea proved it could contain COVID-19 without a lockdown through aggressive contact tracing. That is what the U.S. must do to be successful too….