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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 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 Leaves Are Falling Edition

A new startup aims to make medical bills disappear, while the Senate looks to make them less surprising. Meanwhile, new controversy at a leading cancer center, gag clauses in hospital contracts with payers, and a boy band worth listening to!
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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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The Weekly Gist: The Back to School Edition

New evidence on ACOs, a new hospital drug company, and good news from the cable company. Plus: secret spy weapons!
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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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