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

A Diego Rivera mural at the Detroit Institute of Arts in Detroit is admired.

How art institutions are changing their business model

Artists are increasingly stepping off the stage and into the community.
Posted In: NEA, Arts, classical music

SkyMall files for bankruptcy. Blame your phone.

SkyMall catalog's days may be numbered, thanks to cellphones and tablets.
Posted In: skymall, bankruptcy, doggy beds that double as coffee tables

New effort ranks drugmakers by impact

The idea is to give companies another incentive to treat infectious diseases.
Posted In: global health, geneva, malaria

Study links higher Medicaid payments to accessibility

The report comes a few weeks after a temporary bump in rates ended.
Posted In: medicaid, Obamacare, Affordable Care Act
A patient prepares to undergo an MRI.

Momentum builds to repeal medical device tax

An army of well-funded lobbyists rallies to end a $3 billion-a-year tax.
Posted In: Affordable Care Act, lobbyists, medical device industry
Marilyn Tavenner

Major health care player gets ready to retire

Marilyn Tavenner runs Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services – for a few more weeks.
Computer screen displays website for Healthcare.gov.

Do workplace wellness programs work?

Worker wellness is a $6 billion industry, but there's little evidence it improves health or saves money.
Posted In: wellness programs, companies, incentives, Health
Pharmacist Jeanie Kim, left, consults with a customer at a Walgreens pharmacy in Wheeling, Illinois.

Some very expensive drugs may soon get a lot cheaper

Panel recommends that FDA approve "biosimilar" drugs, a type of generic.
Posted In: biologics, FDA, traditional drugs, affordable medication

Health care cost increases slow, but so have wages

A bigger share of Americans' household budgets goes to health care costs.
Posted In: healthcare, premium, wage growth
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.

What health care in 2015 will look like

Health care in the New Year may be more convenient but cost more.
Posted In: health care, ACA, 2015


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