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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 Carbon Footprint Edition

Aetna slims down to clear a merger hurdle, United cracks down on ER docs, Medicare eases up on some hospitals, and we talk to the president of Trinity Health about finances. Plus, a love letter to the Mayo Clinic.
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The Weekly Gist: The Batten Down the Hatches Edition

Apple puts an EKG on your wrist, insurers win big on upcoding, Mayo extends its national reach through a new partnership, and a look at why PBMs make a killing. Plus, robots that cry and bleed!
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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 Mission Impossible Edition

Policy and personnel changes at CMS, including a long-awaited move to site-neutral payment. More hospital M&A news and analysis, and new evidence that Walmart is aiming to shake things up. And we share a summer reading pick!
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The Weekly Gist: The Dog Days of Summer Edition

Amazon takes the pharmacy plunge, the AHA belly-flops on interoperability, and the courts put the chill on Kentucky’s Medicaid expansion. Also, a look at the value of scale in healthcare, and new analysis of end-of-life spending casts doubt on conventional wisdom.
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