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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 Winter Solstice Edition

Reactions to the Texas ACA ruling continue to reverberate across the industry, Medicare overhauls its ACO program, new data on employment in healthcare, and we look at the hospital of the future. Plus: The Boss!
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The Weekly Gist: The Leaves Are Falling Edition

A new startup aims to make medical bills disappear, while the Senate looks to make them less surprising. Meanwhile, new controversy at a leading cancer center, gag clauses in hospital contracts with payers, and a boy band worth listening to!
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The Weekly Gist: The Ongoing Saga Edition

CMS cracks down on ACO squatters, RiteAid gets left at the altar (again), and General Motors turns to Henry Ford for help with healthcare. Also, what you don't know about surgery centers might kill you, and new evidence on when to give birth.
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The Weekly Gist: The Big Brother Edition

Doctors push back against Medicare quality reporting mandates, and we put numbers to the toll “information-driven” practice is taking on doctors. Plus, an unsettling profile of the 1984-esque firm Palantir Technologies—and a lighthearted return to post-Stalinist Russia.
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The Weekly Gist: The Inaugural Edition

Welcome to the Weekly Gist! We kick off with insurer news—one buying a PBM, another restricting access to emergency care. Plus: Alex Azar’s frustration with payment reform; America’s upside-down population pyramid; and hospitals becoming obsolete.
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