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What is Gist Healthcare Daily?

Gist Healthcare Daily is a health policy and business news podcast. Each weekday morning, we will release episodes to help you get caught up on the latest headlines in less than 10 minutes. We will bring you news, context, and commentary from our team and other industry experts.

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Alexandra Olgin leads production of Gist Healthcare's podcast and supports production of the Weekly Gist. A former public radio healthcare reporter, she helps Gist launch new ways of telling stories and bring insights to members and a broader audience.

Prior to joining Gist, Alexandra spent six years working at public radio stations in Charlotte, Charleston and Phoenix. She covered regional and national healthcare business and policy stories and could be heard on national NPR programs such as Morning Edition, All Things Considered and Marketplace.

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Olive brings AI to the hospital

Olive brings AI to the hospital

Sean Lane, CEO of healthcare software company Olive, discusses how the company uses artificial intelligence to automate repetitive processes for hospital systems. The technology has been deployed in more than 600 hospitals across the country. 

This episode is a rerun and was initially published in November.

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In-home cancer care helps patients avoid hospitalization

In-home cancer care helps patients avoid hospitalization

Medically Home CEO Rami Karjian and oncology division president Patty Brown discuss how the hospital-at-home trailblazer is now treating cancer patients at home. As the popularity of “care anywhere” grows in the wake of the pandemic, disruptors are expanding the breadth of conditions that can be treated at home.  

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DispatchHealth expands hospital-at-home care with Humana partnership

DispatchHealth expands hospital-at-home care with Humana partnership

Co-founder and CEO of DispatchHealth Dr. Mark Prather discusses how the Denver-based company is expanding from its roots in on-demand urgent care home visits to provide home-based services across the full continuum of care, including hospital-level care through a new partnership with Humana. 

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Providers view Walmart Health Centers as ‘co-opetition’

Providers view Walmart Health Centers as ‘co-opetition’

Walmart Health Centers are springing up outside of Atlanta, GA, and providing “everyday low prices” for comprehensive primary care. In Georgia, some local providers are surprisingly welcoming of the new offering.  

This episode is a rerun and was initially published in October.

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COVID-19 accelerates interest in hospital-at-home care

COVID-19 accelerates interest in hospital-at-home care

Travis Messina, CEO of hospital-at-home company Contessa, talks about the growing popularity of the model, the challenges of building a program, and the culture shift it requires. He compares the hospital-at-home model’s potential to that of early ambulatory surgery centers, which performed only a handful of procedures until Medicare expanded coverage and reimbursement.  

This episode is a rerun and was initially published in August. 

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It’s time for hospital-at-home

It’s time for hospital-at-home

Medically Home co-founder and CEO Raphael Rakowski and Chief Medical Officer Dr. Pippa Shulman discuss hospital-at-home care,  which has become increasingly popular during the coronavirus pandemic.

This episode is a rerun and was initially published in June.

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Olive brings AI to the hospital

Olive brings AI to the hospital

Sean Lane, CEO of healthcare software company Olive, discusses how the company uses artificial intelligence to automate repetitive processes for hospital systems. The technology has been deployed in more than 600 hospitals across the country. 

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Providers view Walmart Health Centers as ‘co-opetition’

Providers view Walmart Health Centers as ‘co-opetition’

Walmart Health Centers are springing up outside of Atlanta, GA, and providing “everyday low prices” for comprehensive primary care. In Georgia, some local providers are surprisingly welcoming of the new offering.  

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Monday, September 21, 2020

Monday, September 21, 2020

Dr. Rushika Fernandopulle, co-founder and CEO of the value-based primary care organization Iora Health discusses how COVID led practices to reorganize around the patient, instead of the physical office.   

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Monday, August 17, 2020

Monday, August 17, 2020

Travis Messina, CEO of hospital-at-home company Contessa, talks about the growing popularity of the model, the challenges of building a program, and the culture shift it requires. He compares the hospital-at-home model’s potential to that of early ambulatory surgery centers, which performed only a handful of procedures until Medicare expanded coverage and reimbursement.   

Read more of Gist Healthcare’s insight into the hospital-at-home model.

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