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Gist Healthcare Daily

Oct 20, 2020

With coronavirus cases increasing to levels not seen since the summer, the Trump administration's plans to contain the spread are unclear. Pfizer won’t be ready to seek emergency approval for a COVID-19 vaccine until mid-November. And early testing programs in New York City schools are showing low case numbers.

Oct 19, 2020

Gist Healthcare's Jennifer Stewart talks with Senior Governance Advisor and former CEO of Jacksonville, Florida based Baptist Health Hugh Greene. He shares insights and lessons learned from leading a health system board for almost two decades and opportunities for health system executives to further...

Oct 16, 2020

During Thursday night townhalls, presidential candidates talked about coronavirus response plans, but little about future healthcare reforms. A ProPublica investigation, details how the White House has exerted influence over the CDC throughout the pandemic. And Georgia has federal approval for a limited Medicaid...

Oct 15, 2020

Harvard economists estimate the coronavirus will cost the US economy $16 trillion. Laboratories are having a hard time finding enough technologists. And seniors may not get those discount prescription cards President Trump promised, until after election day.

Oct 14, 2020

Trials for a coronavirus treatment and vaccine were halted for safety concerns. Children are still delaying medical care, and Children's hospitals are hurting. With adults and kids delaying care, insurers are making healthy profits.