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The Weekly Gist: The Women’s World Cup Edition

CVS announces plans to rapidly expand its new HealthHUB store concept, stoking fears of disruption among incumbent healthcare providers. Plus, an electronic health record system crashes an entire country's healthcare system.
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The Weekly Gist: The Bomb Cyclone Edition

President Trump proposes big budget cuts to Medicare and Medicaid, a new Blues alliance is announced, a major insurer tightens up its PBM rebate policy, and we examine new data on Walmart's bundled payment program.
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The Weekly Gist: The Shadow of Belichick Edition

The Trump administration proposes a major overhaul of drug purchasing, Presidential hopeful Kamala Harris suggests eliminating health insurers altogether, and we ask why more kidney patients aren't getting dialysis at home. Plus: hot new jazz!
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The Weekly Gist: The Carbon Footprint Edition

Aetna slims down to clear a merger hurdle, United cracks down on ER docs, Medicare eases up on some hospitals, and we talk to the president of Trinity Health about finances. Plus, a love letter to the Mayo Clinic.
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The Weekly Gist: The Batten Down the Hatches Edition

Apple puts an EKG on your wrist, insurers win big on upcoding, Mayo extends its national reach through a new partnership, and a look at why PBMs make a killing. Plus, robots that cry and bleed!
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