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

Obamacare: The right medicine for small business?

Now that President Obama has been reelected, implementation of the Affordable Care Act will shift into high gear, which gives some small business owners a stomach ache.
Posted In: Barack Obama, 2012 election, Affordable Care Act, Small Business

Finding a slice of normalcy in New Jersey

A local pizza parlor-turned-comfort zone reopens its doors in Toms River.
Posted In: Hurricane Sandy, new jersey

Surviving Sandy in Brigantine, New Jersey

There is no normal in New Jersey this week: Evacuation orders prevent some from returning home and Atlantic City’s bright lights shine, while stop lights are dark.
Posted In: new jersey, Hurricane Sandy, natural disasters

Hospitals take simple steps to prevent harm

Cutting down on preventable problems saves lives and money.
Posted In: preventive health

Atlantic City struggles to reboot after Sandy

In Atlantic City on the New Jersey shore, the casinos remain closed and are estimated to be losing $5 million a day. Residents are still coping with the aftermath of the storm -- digging out, rebuilding, and waiting to get back online.
Posted In: Hurricane Sandy, new jersey, natural disasters

More than flipping a switch: Power companies fight outages

Electricity is coming back for those who lost power because of Sandy. Two days after the storm, about six million people on the East Coast are still in the dark, down from a high of eight and a half million.
Posted In: Hurricane Sandy, electricity, natural disasters, new jersey

Philadelphia restores public transit, draws on 'rainy day fund'

The city of Philadelphia is getting back to business this morning. Schools and city government are up and running, as are trains and buses. What are the costs of getting the city up and running again after Sandy?
Posted In: Hurricane Sandy, Philadelphia, public transportation

After Sandy, bakery delivers rain or shine

While much of Philadelphia -- another major city that has found itself in the path of Hurricane Sandy -- remains officially shut down, there are a few signs of life on the streets.
Posted In: Hurricane Sandy, Philadelphia, natural disasters

Clear Channel takes down billboards in path of Sandy

Businesses in the path of Sandy are taking whatever measures they can to avoid damage: Clear Channel has dispatched crews across the east coast to remove billboards as a precautionary measure.
Posted In: Hurricane Sandy, natural disasters, clear channel

Staying open for Hurricane Sandy

Businesses in the path of Hurricane Sandy are preparing for anything but business-as-usual -- for some shops storms are good for business.
Posted In: Philadelphia, natural disasters, Hurricane Sandy


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