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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 Race for the Pennant Edition

Two titans come together in Texas, and we talk to one of the CEOs involved. Plus: how the head of a large doctor group deals with burnout, a healthcare showdown in Montana, a crisis in China, and new J-pop from London!
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The Weekly Gist: The Queen is Dead Edition

Oscar charts a move into Medicare Advantage with a huge cash infusion from Alphabet, med students get a free ride from NYU, a turf war brews over a high-end surgery, and more insurer intrigue in California. Plus a new indie queen arises!
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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 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 Medicare Gold Rush Edition

With news of more payers looking to acquire home health and hospice assets, we analyze the ongoing jockeying for position in the Medicare risk space. Also, a report from the future (artificial intelligence), and from the low-tech present (barber shops). And we recommend an alt-rocker from Down Under!
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