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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 Quarantine Fatigue Edition

As the coronavirus death rate plateaus, new economic data show that healthcare drove huge losses in the US economy in the first quarter. Meanwhile, new hope is emerging for effective coronavirus treatment and a possible early vaccine.
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The Weekly Gist: The Brave New World Edition

The White House unveils guidelines for state and local officials to use in loosening stay-at-home restrictions and reopening the economy. Meanwhile, concerns about the adequacy of coronavirus testing continued to mount.
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The Weekly Gist: The Cruelest Month Edition

In the deadliest week for the coronavirus so far, the US approached the peak of its national epidemic curve, launching a debate about "reopening". Meanwhile, Sen. Bernie Sanders dropped out of the Presidential race, and former VP Biden broadened his healthcare proposals.
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The Weekly Gist: The Spotify Anxiety Edition

Hospital groups are taking the Trump administration to court to fight new rules requiring them to reveal their secretly negotiated prices, and another state puts Medicaid work requirements on hold.
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The Weekly Gist: The Ghosts of October Edition

The Trump administration proposes a major overhaul of regulations governing the relationships between hospitals and physicians, as new studies confirm a staggering amount of wasteful spending in the US healthcare system.
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