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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 Viral Independence Day Edition

As the nation celebrates the 4th of July holiday, Sun Belt states are seeing a big spike in coronavirus cases and hospitalizations. Meanwhile, voters in one state respond by narrowly approving Medicaid expansion.
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The Weekly Gist: The Forlorn French Fathers Edition

Several states are experiencing worrisome spikes in coronavirus cases and related hospitalizations. Meanwhile, mask-wearing mandates go into effect across the country, and a promising drug therapy is identified.
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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 Climbing the Curve Edition

The COVID-19 crisis intensifies, as hospitals grapple with critical shortages in advance of the coming wave of coronavirus cases. Meanwhile, federal regulators announced key regulatory changes to allow greater flexibility for healthcare providers.
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The Weekly Gist: The I Want Nothing Edition

Elizabeth Warren unveils her 100-day plan for healthcare, with a public option similar to moderate candidates' plans. Meanwhile, a sweeping overhaul of North Carolina's Medicaid system is put on hold over a budget dispute.
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