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Gist Healthcare Daily

Apr 30, 2021

New York is planning to fully reopen on July 1. The FDA announced a ban on menthol cigarettes and flavored cigars. And employers say it’s time the government helps control healthcare costs.


Apr 29, 2021

President Biden's American Families Plan doesn’t include drug pricing legislation, a priority of many Congressional Democrats.  CMS is proposing an inpatient rate bump for hospitals next year. And the American Medical Association calls for states to stop banning gender-affirming care for transgender kids.


Apr 28, 2021

Colorado lawmakers are bringing back a public option proposal. In West Virginia, young adults can get a COVID vaccine and a savings bond. And a new study in mice provides evidence that an old drug might help people heal from surgeries without a scar.


Apr 27, 2021

The US is sharing millions of AstraZeneca vaccine doses with other countries. Private equity firms are rolling up veterinary practices in the United Kingdom. And Accolade announces plans to acquire telehealth company PlushCare. 


Apr 26, 2021

Sean Lane, CEO of healthcare software company Olive, discusses how the company uses artificial intelligence to automate repetitive processes for hospital systems. The technology has been deployed in more than 600 hospitals across the country. 

This episode is a rerun and was initially published in November.