Baystate Business Hour Podcast Browse all episodesBloomberg Baystate Business for Monday, January 3rd, 2022

– Tom, Joe and Kim talk about the news of the day (0:00)

– State House News Service reporter Katie Lannan on the week ahead on Beacon Hill (8:16)


– Boston Globe reporter Pranshu Verma on how Raytheon changed a bad year into a good one (14:58)

– Dr. Vikas Saini, Director of the Lown Institute, a Needham-based healthcare think tank, on the impact of the suspension of elective surgeries in the pandemic on the bottom line of area hospitals (22:45)

– Anne Mostue reports on the opening of school today and the Governors push to keep them open despite the Omicron surge (30:14)

– Bloomberg News health care reporter Angelica Peebles on the approval of a fourth vaccine for the US, and Biogen putting all its chips on the success of its Alzheimers drug (36:54)

– Bloomberg News editor Jeff Grocott on the Kremlin insider indicted by officials in Boston who could provide insight into Russias hacking efforts (43:16)

– Dan Kern, Chief Investment Officer, TFC Financial, on the week ahead in the markets (51:58)

– Bloomberg News reporter and Boston Bureau Chief Carey Goldberg on how Omicron cases are going through the roof (58:50)

– Janet Wu reports on her experiences with flight delays, cancellations and Covid rules over the holiday weekend, followed by Bloomberg News airline reporter Mary Schlangenstein on the latest concerning cancellations and delays as airlines are hit by bad weather and staff shortages due to Covid (1:10:07)

– Boston Globe business reporter Jon Chesto on his list of the wackiest business stories of 2021 (1:18:30)

Hosts: Tom Moroney, Joe Shortsleeve, and Kim Carrigan

Producer: Dan Pierce

Jan 03, 2022