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The Weekly Gist: The J.Lo for President Edition

Humana doubles down on primary care delivery, along with a private equity investor. Meanwhile, CVS pushes the former Aetna CEO off its board, signaling that all may not be well with post-merger integration.
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The Weekly Gist: The Secret Schemes Revealed Edition

Amazon and Walmart unveil their latest plans for total healthcare domination (maybe), Bernie Sanders proposes eliminating all medical debt in the US, and a merger of two progressive Blues plans is put on hold in the wake of a leadership change.
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The Weekly Gist: The Stuffed With Leftovers Edition

Major disruptors and industry incumbents check mergers off their holiday shopping lists, we react to stunning science news from China, and a look at the resurgence of the meth epidemic. Plus, an outstanding book-to-screen adaptation.
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The Weekly Gist: The Maddening Complexity Edition

Two competitors make a deal in Cincinnati, Tenet continues its strategic restructuring, disappointing news about bundled payments, and a concerning shortfall in rural maternity care. Plus, a merry prankster returns.
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The Weekly Gist: The Everyday Low Prices Edition

Walmart captures the attention of the healthcare world by considering a play for Humana, while another big deal between two giant hospital systems is put on hold. Plus: a look at one of the keys to Amazon’s success, something that we think health systems will need to emulate.
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