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Follow trends and innovations in the operating room.

01
Jul

Sam Weinstein & Bill Frist, Healthcare Q&A

Healthcare Q&A with Bill Frist & Sam Weinstein This healthcare Q&A revolves around a conversation between SpecialtyCare CEO Sam Weinstein and former Tennessee Senator Bill Frist. The healthcare Q&A follows an in-depth interview of Bill Frist and discussions around healthcare and hospital management, the government’s role in healthcare and medicine, as well as the importance around data collection. During…

27
Jun

Scrubbing In with Noah benShea

Scrubbing In with Noah benShea

Our guest on Scrubbing In today is Noah benShea, Pulitzer Prize-nominated and international Best Selling author of 25 books. Noah is a scholar, theologian, and private advisor to many political and corporate leaders. In this episode, we discuss Noah’s approach to philosophy, and how to look at the common in an uncommon way.  I personally got a tremendous amount out of our…

20
Jun

Sam Weinstein Interviews Bill Frist, Pt 5

Bill Frist Answers Questions Around Health Speaker 1: Just I’ll circle back. You did mention population health and actually that’s part of my question. So, we’re seeing a lot of interest on the part of hospitals and hospital systems on reducing care variation. That kind of fits into the value care in the bundling, but it’s very hard of course…

13
Jun

Scrubbing In with Dr Sam Weinstein

Scrubbing In with Sam Weinstein

Author, poet, and philosopher Noah benShea interviews Dr. Sam Weinstein, CEO of SpecialtyCare, former director of Pediatric Cardiothoracic Surgery, and Surgical Director of Cardiac Transplantation and Mechanical Assistance at The Children’s Hospital at Montefiore. Their conversation is both touching and profound as they discuss the importance of perseverance and the human element in healthcare that can be so important to…

11
Jun

Dr. Sam Weinstein on Deep Brain Stimulation

Deep brain stimulation therapy is approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat the symptoms of neurological disorders, such as Parkinson’s disease, essential tremor, dystonia, and obsessive-compulsive disorder. DBS is also being explored as a treatment for several other disorders, including Tourette syndrome, epilepsy, and neuropathic pain. During the DBS implantation surgery, an electrode is placed in…

04
Jun

Sam Weinstein Interviews Bill Frist, Pt 4

SpecialtyCare CEO Dr. Sam Weinstein, MD, MBA continues his interview and conversation around healthcare with former Tennessee Senator Bill Frist. In part four of this conversation between Sam Weinstein and Bill Frist they discuss the importance of data collection in healthcare. Watch part 1 of the Sam Weinstein and Bill Frist Interview. Sam Weinstein: You’ve mentioned data a couple times,…

28
May

Sam Weinstein Interviews Bill Frist, Pt 3

A Conversation on Healthcare with Bill Frist In this third installment, SpecialtyCare CEO Dr. Samuel Weinstein, MD, MBA interviews Bill Frist and they discuss healthcare, alternative payment models, and the role government plays in healthcare. Sam and Bill First also converse on the aging American population and how that affects healthcare as a whole. Watch part one of the interview…

20
May

Dan Farrel & Sam Weinstein

Dan Farrel, Group Senior Vice President of SpecialtyCare interviews Dr. Samuel Weinstein, MD, MBA. Sam has more than 25 years of experience practicing medicine and holds active board certifications in cardiothoracic surgery, congenital cardiac surgery, and surgery. He has extensive experience with healthcare process efficiency, clinical quality policies and procedures, patient safety, healthcare data management, and medical leadership. Sam received…

12
May

Sam Weinstein Interviews Bill Frist, Pt 2

SpecialtyCare CEO Dr. Samuel Weinstein, MD, MBA Interviews Senator Bill Frist, Pt. 2 This is part two of the conversation between SpecialtyCare CEO Dr. Sam Weinstein and former Tennessee Senator Bill Frist. In this section on the interview, Senator Bill Frist discusses his view and impact on healthcare policy in Washington, his opinion on the Affordable Healthcare Act, as well…

05
May

Sam Weinstein Interviews Bill Frist, Pt 1

Dr. Sam Weinstein, the CEO of SpecialtyCare interviews former Tennessee senator, Bill First. Below is a transcription of the conversation Dr Sam Weinstein of SpecialtyCare had with former Tennessee Senator Bill Frist. They discussed Bill Frist’s background in healthcare and hospital management, his involvement with government and healthcare, and the growth of Aspire Health. For more discussion on the…