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Gist Healthcare Daily

Apr 30, 2020

Early study results show remdesivir helped COVID-19 patients recover faster. The economy shrank by 4.8 percent in the first quarter of 2020. And young healthcare workers on the front lines are struggling to treat COVID-19 patients.  


Apr 29, 2020

Oncologists are concerned delayed cancer care will lead to more advanced disease. Quest Diagnostics has a new direct-to-consumer antibody test. Both wealthy and struggling hospitals compete for the same federal funds.


Apr 28, 2020

Americans are delaying emergent medical care. Public health experts say COVID-19 testing needs to be one part of a strategy to reopen the country. And the Supreme Court ruled the government owes insurers $12 billion it had promised.


Apr 27, 2020

Dr. David Carsten talks about how COVID-19 is impacting dentistry and upending the live-patient licensure requirement, which is now being transitioned to an exam.


Apr 24, 2020

The head of the nation's vaccine development agency says he was removed for pushing back on a treatment the president supported. Doctors are concerned about the connection between COVID-19 and blood clots. And governors develop a detailed roadmap for reopening states.