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Gist Healthcare Daily

Jan 29, 2021

 President Biden takes more action to roll back Trump’s healthcare moves. People trying to get COVID-19 vaccines in many states struggle to get an appointment. And more non-smokers are getting lung cancer, we highlight a report from one of the disease victims.


Jan 28, 2021

Walgreens Boots Alliance has chosen Starbucks Chief Operating Officer Rosalind Brewer to take over as CEO. President Joe Biden is expected to take more healthcare executive actions to expand insurance coverage. And Anthem reports continued Medicare...


Jan 27, 2021

President Biden is giving states more vaccines and more time to plan. Israel is leading the world in COVID-19 vaccinations. And healthcare workers report the pandemic is taking a toll on their mental health.


Jan 26, 2021

Google, Amazon, and other large companies are offering help with COVID-19 vaccine distribution. As more transmissible coronavirus variants are identified in the US, vaccine makers are working to catch up. And President Biden says he’s willing to negotiate on the $1.9 trillion relief proposal.


Jan 25, 2021

Price transparency and interoperability rules are continuing to make healthcare more consumer-driven. Kristen Valdes, founder and CEO of healthcare technology company b.well Connected Health and Board Member of the CARIN Alliance, believes the industry is shifting toward consumerism and early adopters of transparency...