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Gist Healthcare Daily

Feb 26, 2021

Hospital giant HCA Healthcare is expanding into post-acute care and home health.  COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations are going down but how will we know when the pandemic is over. And a new Kaufman Hall report projects hospitals could lose up to $122 billion this year.


Feb 25, 2021

The FDA says Johnson and Johnson single-dose vaccine is safe and effective. Insurers are making big investments in-home healthcare. And young adults are reporting feeling very lonely as they socially isolate during the pandemic.


Feb 24, 2021

Pharmaceutical executives tell Congress vaccine supply will increase in March. Confirmation hearings are underway for Xavier Becerra, the nominee to lead HHS. And some telehealth companies aren’t just focused on direct patient care, but also partnering with health systems.


Feb 23, 2021

500,000 Americans have died from COVID-19. IBM is reportedly considering selling its Watson Health business. And as Match Day approaches, there are still thousands of medical school graduates who struggle to find a program.


Feb 22, 2021

Dr. Bela Patel, the division director of critical care medicine at McGovern Medical School at UTHealth in Houston, discusses lessons learned from the pandemic. Providers quickly adapted to emerging science because of local and international collaborations and Patel wants to carry that forward as hospitals move past this...