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

Banning belly putts and big hits

Golf plans to disallow anchored putts, and the NFL is tinkering with ways to keep football players safer. How do you change the rules in sports without hurting popularity and profits?
Posted In: Sports

How Medicare Part D changed the drug industry

The prescription drug plan has created millions of senior customers for the pharmaceutical industry over ten years.
Posted In: pharmaceuticals, Medicare, prescription

How much is the DSM-5 worth?

The diagnostic mental health bible comes out this weekend and as doctors' manuals go, it's high profile and big money.
Posted In: DSM, mental health

Will dollars follow the stem cell breakthrough?

Researchers have figured out how to clone human embryonic stems cells, which can be used to develop tissue for many uses. Will investors jump in?
Posted In: stem cell research, research, Science

The Obamacare charm offensive begins

The Affordable Care Act's PR push is gearing up for prime time.
Posted In: Affordable Care Act, health care, health care reform

U.S. releases data showing striking differences in hospital prices

The public can search a database for prices for 100 common procedures at every hospital in the country, opening a window onto price differences.
Posted In: health care, hospital

What's behind the slow rise of health care costs? Our pocketbooks

Health care costs have been rising at a slower rate for the last four years. Why? Hint: The answer is not the recession.
Posted In: health care, recession

Pfizer wants you to buy Viagra online -- from Pfizer

Viagra is one of the most-counterfeited drugs on the web, and Pfizer's latest effort to tackle that issue is a first.
Posted In: viagra, Pfizer, pharmaceuticals

Will you buy into Obamacare or pay the penalty?

The new health care law requires individuals to carry health insurance beginning next year, or pay a small fine. Behavioral economists say even a little punishment may go a long way to get people to sign up.
Posted In: health care reform, health insurance

Being a leader in the midst of chaos: How one Boston business is coping the day after

The day after bombings at the Boston Marathon, one business is concentrated on what matters — their employees.
Posted In: boston marathon, boston


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