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Gist Healthcare Daily

Jul 31, 2020

The American economy contracted the most it has in modern history during the second quarter of 2020. Coronavirus vaccine development is moving at a dizzying pace. And Oscar Health builds on telehealth popularity with an unlimited virtual primary care option.  


Jul 30, 2020

Closing schools in the spring likely saved 40,000 lives according to one study published in JAMA. Vice President Joe Biden's healthcare platform moves beyond just expanding the ACA. And the pandemic has been a boon for home-based care companies.


Jul 29, 2020

Pharmaceutical executives canceled a White House meeting days after the president's drug pricing orders. Providers are hoping Congress will delay Medicare repayments. And now you can register to vote - in the waiting room.


Jul 28, 2020

Republicans lawmakers unveil a coronavirus stimulus package which includes cuts to unemployment assistance. The third and final phase of a potential COVID-19 vaccine begins. And COVID-19 has now surpassed strokes as the fifth leading cause of death in the United States.


Jul 27, 2020

Dr. Rahul Rajkumar, Chief Medical Officer of Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina talks about the insurer’s new efforts to shore up independent primary care practices. And one Charlotte doctor says he’s looking forward to the greater predictability he’ll gain through the...