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Multimedia: WCAX Interviews UVM Professor of Surgery and Economics about Efforts to Reduce Healthcare Costs and Save Lives

Christopher Jones, professor of both surgery and economics and director of the Global Health Economics Unit in the College of Medicine, talks to WCAX about the university’s efforts to bring “health economics” worldwide, improving treatment while saving money. Jones cites as an example UVM’s simulation laboratory, where procedures get practiced and streamlined before medical students and other clinicians transition to live patients. View the video and read the story...