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

Priscilla Chan on why she gave $25 million to fight Ebola

An exclusive interview with Priscilla Chan, pediatrician and wife of Mark Zuckerberg.
Posted In: Ebola, CDC, Charitable giving
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg delivers the opening keynote at the Facebook conference last April in San Francisco. Zuckerberg and his wife Tuesday donated $25 million to fight Ebola.

Why raising money to fight Ebola is so tough

Mark Zuckerberg and his wife Priscilla Chan just pledged $25 million.
Posted In: Ebola, Mark Zuckerberg, Charity, donations
 A Liberian Ministry of Health worker checks people for Ebola symptoms at a checkpoint near the international airport on August 24, 2014 near Dolo Town, Liberia.

The magic number in fighting Ebola

Healthcare workers must get the transmission rate below the number one.
Posted In: Ebola, World Health Organization

Primary care staff anxious over Ebola preparedness

CDC steps up outreach to frontline health workers with precautions to tackle Ebola.
Posted In: Ebola, CDC
A real human brain is seen on display as part of a previous exhibit at the At-Bristol Science Centre in England. World Mental Health Day takes place Friday, Oct. 10, 2014.

How companies help workers with their mental health

Only 45 percent say they get help from employers to meet mental health needs.
Posted In: mental health, world mental health day, global health

CDC's Ebola workers find funding is strapped

The CDC's on-the-ground work involves risk, problem solving, and money management.
Posted In: Ebola, CDC

Inside the work of Ebola 'Disease Detectives'

'Geeky problem solvers' who keep tabs on people potentially exposed to Ebola.
Posted In: Ebola, Health, global health

Why there is no Ebola vaccine

The simple reality is that drug manufacturers want to make money.
Posted In: Ebola, pharmaceuticals, public health

How insurers are adjusting payment to medical providers

Commercial insurers are ditching or at least tweaking the way they pay providers.
Posted In: health insurance, health care, Health care and insurance

Taking patient ‘happiness’ more seriously

Health care takes a page from the hospitality industry playbook.
Posted In: ACA, Affordable Care Act, hospitals


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