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The Weekly Gist: The Best Picture Edition

A new forecast predicts even faster healthcare spending growth, another medical school goes tuition free, and an investigation into the perverse incentives of health insurance brokers. Plus: new music from a blues guitar hero.
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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 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 ALL CAPS Edition

Leadership change and ownership questions at a leading provider of electronic health records, and the roll-up of physician practices continues to gain steam. We take a look at a landmark antitrust case with big implications for the industry, share our thoughts on 401(k) healthcare, and celebrate an unlikely victory on the ice.
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The Weekly Gist: The Telling It Like It Is Edition

Troubling reports from the worlds of military and veterans’ health, shenanigans in rural healthcare, and a leading transplant program stumbles. We unpack the psychology of America’s doctors, the future of physician practice. Plus, we share gun violence data and provoke some readers to angrily unsubscribe.
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