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Welcome to the Weekly Gist, where we distill the latest healthcare news, trends and our conversations with industry leaders into actionable guidance for CEOs and senior executives.

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The Weekly Gist: The First Anniversary Edition

The government eyes a measure to force providers to reveal their contracted rates with insurers, the FDA commissioner announces his resignation, and a new study looks at the impact of price transparency on consumer behavior in healthcare.
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The Weekly Gist: The Back to School Edition

New evidence on ACOs, a new hospital drug company, and good news from the cable company. Plus: secret spy weapons!
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The Weekly Gist: The Atul Gawande Edition

We provide our unsolicited advice to the new rockstar CEO of the Amazon-Berkshire-Chase venture, take a look at the possible rollback of Stark regulations, and examine the impact of work requirements and other new policies in Medicaid. Plus, some hot horn playing for your summer enjoyment.
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The Weekly Gist: The Beautiful Game Edition

A major court case clears the path for big, vertical mergers in healthcare, the hospital industry pushes back against transparency, and new evidence casts doubt on a popular surgical technique. Plus, we compare the performance of national health systems in our World Cup of Healthcare.
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The Weekly Gist: The ALL CAPS Edition

Leadership change and ownership questions at a leading provider of electronic health records, and the roll-up of physician practices continues to gain steam. We take a look at a landmark antitrust case with big implications for the industry, share our thoughts on 401(k) healthcare, and celebrate an unlikely victory on the ice.
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