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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

SAT vs. ACT: The battle

The firm that administers the SAT is under competitive pressure from other standardized tests.
Posted In: standardized tests, SAT, ACT

Not quite a driverless car, but close

Tech companies have begun to team up with car manufacturers to figure out how to get smart phones into our vehicles.
Posted In: iPhone, driverless cars

U.S. may be turning corner in the fight against obesity

The decrease in youth obesity rates could slow healthcare costs.
Posted In: Health, care, healthcare, youth, obesity

Paying doctors for value instead of volume

All the changes to the nation's health care system have led to some broader discussions, including changing the way doctors and hospitals get paid.
Posted In: fee-for-service, doctors

GOP eyes big reforms for nation’s tax code

Congressional Republicans expect to unveil their plan.
Posted In: Taxes, tax, Congress, reform

Researchers are finding nuggets of truth in bad jokes

Bad jokes can be good for you, if they help you access information.
Posted In: Health, doctors, healthcare, Facebook, social media

Hospitals are sharing data to save lives

Sharing data and best practices have caused dramatic savings
Posted In: health care, Health, hospitals, big data, data

Healthcare teams 'wrapped around' patients

Making primary and specialty care for the poorest - and sickest - patients accessible
Posted In: primary care, doctors

Delivering better medical care, at $15 an hour

Community health workers: an inexpensive and extremely effective medical resource
Posted In: community health workers, doctors

Problems in the U.S. drug pipeline

Ahead of the release of a GAO report and a Congressional hearing Monday on drug shortages, we look at what’s behind the increasing number of problems in the U.S. drug pipeline (quality control and closed plants are two reasons) and play out how the shortages affect the cost of delivering care and patients’ health.
Posted In: drug shortages, drug pipeline


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