Dan Gorenstein is the senior reporter for Marketplace’s Health Desk, covering the business of healthcare.

Prior to Marketplace, Dan spent more than 11 years at New Hampshire Public Radio. He got his start in journalism at the Chicago Reporter; an investigative journal that examines race and class disparities in the Chicago area. He’s won numerous national and local awards, including the Society of Professional Journalist Sigma Delta Chi investigative reporting award.

You can follow him on Twitter at @dmgorenstein.


Features by Dan Gorenstein

Paying doctors for value instead of volume

All the changes to the nation's health care system have led to some broader discussions, including changing the way doctors and hospitals get paid.
Posted In: fee-for-service, doctors

GOP eyes big reforms for nation’s tax code

Congressional Republicans expect to unveil their plan.
Posted In: Taxes, tax, Congress, reform

Researchers are finding nuggets of truth in bad jokes

Bad jokes can be good for you, if they help you access information.
Posted In: Health, doctors, healthcare, Facebook, social media

Hospitals are sharing data to save lives

Sharing data and best practices have caused dramatic savings
Posted In: health care, Health, hospitals, big data, data

Healthcare teams 'wrapped around' patients

Making primary and specialty care for the poorest - and sickest - patients accessible
Posted In: primary care, doctors

Delivering better medical care, at $15 an hour

Community health workers: an inexpensive and extremely effective medical resource
Posted In: community health workers, doctors

Problems in the U.S. drug pipeline

Ahead of the release of a GAO report and a Congressional hearing Monday on drug shortages, we look at what’s behind the increasing number of problems in the U.S. drug pipeline (quality control and closed plants are two reasons) and play out how the shortages affect the cost of delivering care and patients’ health.
Posted In: drug shortages, drug pipeline

Where is Microsoft going next?

There’s a lot of chatter out there about who will be named as Microsoft’s next CEO. And there’s questions swirling about whether Bill Gates will step down as board chair.
Posted In: Microsoft, bill gates
A health-care reform specialist helps people select insurance plans at an Affordable Care Act Enrollment Fair at California's Pasadena City College in 2013.

Americans who have bought Obamacare are getting a good deal

Some 3 million Americans have bought health insurance through a state or federal exchanges. According to a new report, contrary to many initial concerns, consumers might actually be getting a pretty good deal.
Posted In: Obamacare, Affordable Care Act
President Barack Obama delivers the 2014 State of the Union address.

State of the Union: Fact-checking Obama on the ACA

President Obama said last night that 9 million Americans have signed up for health care. Did they?
Posted In: Affordable Care Act, State of the Union


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