Health Care Journalism
Essential Coverage: The Stories That Caught Our Attention This Week
May 4, 2018
Xenia Shih Bion
Behavioral Health, Health Care Costs
Welcome to the first edition of Essential Coverage. Every Friday, we’ll send you into the weekend with a recap of stories we found worth reading — stories covering all our topics, from health reform to maternal health, to opioid safety, and much more.
How a California Healthline Grad Grounded the High-Flying HHS Secretary
February 23, 2018
Dan Diamond planned to become a US diplomat, but instead he wound up as a journalist at CHCF's California Healthline. After moving to POLITICO, he unearthed the story that forced the resignation of the Trump Administration's top health official.
Pacific News Service, Practitioner of ‘Inside Out’ Journalism, Ends 48-Year Run
December 15, 2017
New America Media (NAM) and its newsroom have shut down, ending valuable services used by 3,000 ethnic publications nationwide. Alumni of NAM, inspired by founder Sandy Close, continue to practice high-quality journalism across the nation and overseas.
Former California Legislative Analyst Liz Hill, Renowned Straight Shooter, Turns Her Focus to Health Policy
April 19, 2016
Expanding Health Coverage
After 22 years navigating state political waters, the respected policy expert recounts a career built on data, and explains why she chose to serve on CHCF's board.
California Healthline Takes a Big Step Forward
January 28, 2016
California Healthline, the daily digest of health care policy news and opinion, is taking a big step forward starting January 29. CHCF, which has published CHL since 1999, is shifting responsibility for its editorial content to Kaiser Health News (KHN).