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Gist Healthcare Daily

May 28, 2021

Lowering the Medicare eligibility age to 60 is getting a surprising amount of support from centrist Democrats. Many employers are encouraging employees to get vaccinated but stopping short of mandates. And Colorado is offering to pay hospitals to close free-standing emergency rooms.

May 27, 2021

JPMorgan launches its own health business unit. Chiquita Brooks-LaSure is confirmed as the head of CMS. And Google partners with Nashville-based HCA Healthcare to develop algorithms using millions of patient records.

May 26, 2021

The pandemic is causing women to leave the workforce at higher rates than men, leading some to call this economic downturn the 'shecession'.  Dr. Neelum Aggarwal, a cognitive neurologist at Rush University Medical Center and the Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer at the American Medical Women's Association discusses...

May 25, 2021

Two former competitors, a rural North Dakota critical access hospital and community health center, joined forces to rationalize care and better serve their community. We explore this unique collaboration and whether it can be replicated in other underserved communities.  

This episode was originally published in March...

May 24, 2021

Co-founder and CEO of DispatchHealth Dr. Mark Prather discusses how the Denver-based company is expanding from its roots in on-demand urgent care home visits to provide home-based services across the full continuum of care, including hospital-level care through a new partnership with Humana. 

This episode was originally...