Tammy Worth is an award-winning writer and editor specializing in health care and business reporting. Ms. Worth has worked as both Managing Editor and Reporter for the Sun newspapers in Johnson County, Kan., where she regularly wrote features and general news articles on a variety of topics. As an editor, she supervised a staff of five writers and a copy editor, wrote articles on demand, proofread copy, and designed layout for the weekly paper. As a writer, her coverage areas included education, health care, and religion. She currently works as a full-time freelance writer who has written for The Economist, the Los Angeles Times health section, the Associatted Press, Bloomberg and Health.com and is a regular contributor to the Kansas City Business Journal. Ms. Worth writes for a number of health care trade publications including Chiropractic Economics, the American Journal of Nursing and Today’s Hospitalist. She also writes for foundations including the REACH Foundation, Health Care Foundation of Greater Kansas City and The Commonwealth Fund. Ms. Worth received a bachelor’s degree in English with a French minor from the University of Missouri-Kansas City, and a master’s degree in journalism from Northeastern University in Boston, Mass. She lives in a suburb of Kansas City, Mo.
Consumer health, business, policy, social determinants
Recent AHCJ training
Health Journalism 2009 | Health Journalism 2011 | Health Journalism 2012 | Rural Health Journalism Workshop, 2012 | Health Journalism 2014 | Health Journalism 2015 | Rural Health Journalism Workshop, 2015 | 2020 HJ Conference-Austin