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.

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Features by Dan Gorenstein

Healthcare

Romneycare helps reform how doctors are paid

A paradigm shift in healthcare spending is already starting in Massachusetts.
Posted In: federal government, doctors, Mitt Romney
The FDA proposes raising the legal age to buy cigarettes to 21.

Despite headwinds, tobacco industry is still thriving

A new report suggests the legal age to buy cigarettes should jump from 18 to 21.
Posted In: tobacco, public health, smoking

Google launches new cloud ‘cold storage’ service

“Nearline” offers faster retrieval for older data.
Posted In: Google, cloud, storage
Your chances of surviving any of four high-risk surgeries varies by 23 percent, depending on which hospital you choose.

In surgery, practice makes perfect

Survival rates for some surgeries vary widely, depending on the hospital.
Posted In: surgery, hospital safety, patient outcomes
Doctors face serious limitations in sharing patient information to improve patient health.

In world of health data, enemies may become friends

Sharing patient information is a key to improving patient health.
Posted In: ACOs, hospitals, data, health care
McDonald's french fries sit under a heat lamp at a restaurant in San Francisco.

The Micky-D ripple effect

Now that McDonalds is promising us antibiotic free chicken, who else will join?
Posted In: McDonald's, chicken processing, antibiotics
Former U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius speaks to members of the media as she comes out from the U.S. Supreme Court after oral arguments in the case of King v. Burwell March 4, 2015 in Washington, DC.

King v. Burwell: Oral arguments on Obamacare

Tuesday marked a big day for the Affordable Care Act
Posted In: health care, Obamacare, Affordable Care Act, Supreme Court

Tracing the Obamacare subsidy

Insurance subsidies are central to the legal challenge to the Affordable Care Act.
Posted In: Affordable Care Act, Obamacare, subsidies

For many workers, there's no such thing as a "snow day"

The pros and cons of asking workers to brave a storm.
Posted In: labor, cold, snow, working
"Two and Half Men" walks away into a Hollywood employment world since changed.

What do you do when your hit show ends its run?

The crew for Two and a Half Men are entering a very different Hollywood landscape.
Posted In: cable TV, hollywood, Entertainment

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