Search: “disaster”

Resources - ArticlesInvestigating climate change and the military heat crisis

11/18/19

Resources - ArticlesJournalist-author provides insights on covering the next infectious disease outbreak

10/02/18

Resources - ArticlesHow a fellowship helped one journalist cover the business of oncology

06/24/15

Resources - ArticlesReadmissions, the drug store and a sleep-deprived patient

04/04/13

Resources - ArticlesCovering a complex story for the long haul

01/28/10

Resources - ArticlesReporters' preparation would decrease chaos in covering disasters

04/20/09

Resources - ArticlesShattering myths about emergency rooms: ‘Urgent emergents' and ‘frequent fliers'

10/31/08

Resources - ArticlesUrban Health Journalism Workshop: The built environment's impact on public health

10/30/08

Resources - Tip SheetsTip sheet: 10 things journalists should know when reporting on mental health and older adults

08/04/23

Resources - Tip SheetsNew tip sheet on health disparities in Puerto Rico

10/17/22

Resources - Tip SheetsTips for covering veteran and non-veteran nursing homes

10/21/21

Resources - Tip SheetsOlder adults and mental health during COVID-19

09/03/20

Resources - Tip Sheets2020 hurricane season: An opportunity to look into disaster preparedness

08/25/20

Resources - Tip SheetsResources for reporting the impact of COVID-19 on older adults

03/13/20

Resources - Tip SheetsResources for covering Hurricane Dorian and disaster preparedness

08/30/19

Resources - Tip SheetsEmergency preparedness among U.S. hospitals a potential story for your community

08/05/19

Resources - Tip SheetsCovering Florence: Resources on hurricanes and natural disasters

09/12/18

Resources - Tip SheetsIn maternity care, hospitals know what to do, but most fail to do it

09/07/18

Resources - Tip SheetsHealth Journalism 2018: Presentations

05/01/18

Resources - Tip SheetsDrinking whiskey and rye: Alcohol use disorders and older adults

11/07/17

Resources - Tip SheetsCovering Harvey: Resources on hurricanes and natural disasters

08/25/17

Resources - Tip SheetsSome advice when interviewing victims of mental or other trauma

09/22/16

Resources - Tip SheetsCovering how health care organizations are using 'cloud computing'

09/20/16

Resources - Tip SheetsOral health and Hispanics

09/08/14

Resources - Tip SheetsBoston Marathon Bombing: Response and Recovery (Paul Biddinger presentation)

04/17/14

Resources - Tip SheetsLessons Learned: Aurora Theatre Shootings (Richard Zane presentation)

04/17/14

Resources - Tip SheetsNew Disasters Test U.S. Health Care Facilities (Deborah Schoch presentation)

04/17/14

Resources - Tip SheetsAvoiding the ‘Trinity Trap’ when reporting on health promotion

04/15/14

Resources - Tip SheetsMass Casualty and Disaster Management: The Colorado Shootings (Christopher Colwell presentation)

04/14/14

Resources - Tip SheetsThe first health insurance marketplace numbers are in: What do they tell us?

11/26/13

Resources - Tip SheetsCovering hurricanes: Resources and related stories to help your coverage

08/27/12

Resources - Tip SheetsFloods, tornadoes and health: Covering disaster preparation and aftermath

06/14/11

Resources - Tip SheetsRural Health Journalism Workshop 2011: Speaker materials

06/03/11

Resources - Tip SheetsCovering disasters: Tips, articles and resources

05/26/11

Resources - Tip SheetsMental Health Care in Kansas: Roy W. Menninger, M.D.

06/08/10

Resources - Tip SheetsResources for covering mental health and the military

11/06/09

Resources - Tip SheetsResources for covering H1N1 flu, pandemics and preparedness

04/26/09

Resources - Tip SheetsTip sheets, presentations from Health Journalism 2009

04/21/09

Resources - Tip SheetsBeating the heat: Resources for reporting on extreme heat

08/07/08

Resources - Tip SheetsAfter the storm: Reporting on the health impacts of flooding

06/19/08

Resources - Tip SheetsMyanmar Cyclone Nargis

05/08/08

Resources - Tip SheetsCovering nursing homes and other issues of aging

01/18/08

Resources - Tip SheetsHealth Disaster Planning

10/30/07

Resources - Tip SheetsDisaster planning: Questions, concerns and Clayton County

10/18/07

Resources - Tip SheetsHow prepared is your city for a health disaster?

10/18/07

Resources - Tip SheetsDisaster coverage: Is your newsroom prepared?

08/01/07

Resources - Tip SheetsDrug safety regulation and the Prescription Drug User Fee Act

07/26/07

Resources - Tip SheetsAvian flu: Interactions of journalists and sources

04/23/07

Resources - Tip SheetsAvian flu: Reacting to the crisis

04/23/07

Resources - Tip SheetsAvian flu: Reporting from the frontlines

04/23/07

Resources - Tip SheetsPublic health crisis preparation: Following the money

03/16/07

Resources - Tip SheetsCovering avian flu and pandemics: Tips for smaller newspapers/broadcast operations

07/06/06

Resources - Tip SheetsUnderstanding HIPAA: A brief overview

07/01/06

Resources - Tip SheetsInvestigating health care: Essential public records

04/01/04

Core TopicsIntro: Infectious Diseases

08/04/23

Core TopicsOverview: Infectious Diseases

08/04/23

Core TopicsResource Links: Aging

09/21/23

Core TopicsResource Links: Infectious Diseases

08/04/23

Core TopicsResource Links: Coronaviruses/COVID-19

04/13/23

Core TopicsData: Coronaviruses/COVID-19

04/13/23

Core TopicsKey Concepts: Infectious Diseases

08/04/23

Core TopicsKey Concepts: Health Reform

08/04/23

Core TopicsKey Concepts: Coronaviruses/COVID-19

04/13/23

Core TopicsKey Concepts: Oral Health

04/10/23

Core TopicsGlossary: Patient Safety

08/04/23

Core TopicsGlossary: Infectious Diseases

08/04/23

"Covering Health" Blog EntriesTips for reporting on the health impacts of a boiling world

06/26/23

"Covering Health" Blog EntriesThese tools add important social context
to public health stories

06/12/23

"Covering Health" Blog EntriesReport shows many nursing home
violations not have been publicly reported

04/25/23

"Covering Health" Blog EntriesHow the Uproot Project is spotlighting diverse voices in environmental journalism

04/13/23

"Covering Health" Blog EntriesTips for reporting on inequities in access to health care in Puerto Rico

10/17/22

"Covering Health" Blog EntriesNew must-read book for reporters tackles ageism

06/13/22

"Covering Health" Blog EntriesBrain-computer interfaces translate thoughts to actions

05/20/22

"Covering Health" Blog EntriesSpike in travel nurses' pay reflects deeper staffing concerns

03/22/22

"Covering Health" Blog EntriesHow I did it: Reporting on COVID deaths in state veterans homes

10/29/21

"Covering Health" Blog EntriesA national focus on health equity: important updates for reporters

10/08/21

"Covering Health" Blog EntriesUnderstand the political determinants of health when covering health equity

08/06/21

"Covering Health" Blog EntriesHow well do clinical studies take sex and gender differences into account?

06/07/21

"Covering Health" Blog EntriesFixing the public health system for the next pandemic

04/22/21

"Covering Health" Blog EntriesCovering oversight of federal government pandemic spending

04/09/21

"Covering Health" Blog EntriesWhat Trump's drug manufacturing order may mean for seniors

08/17/20

"Covering Health" Blog EntriesSurvey findings on mental health during COVID-19 potentially helpful in reporting

06/16/20

"Covering Health" Blog EntriesExamining the toll of social distancing on health of seniors

06/12/20

"Covering Health" Blog EntriesEmergency grants available to freelance journalists during COVID-19

05/06/20

"Covering Health" Blog EntriesWhat the CARES Act means for freelance writers now

05/01/20

"Covering Health" Blog EntriesUncovering fresh angles for your COVID-19 coverage

04/01/20

"Covering Health" Blog EntriesAre older lives less worthy in a pandemic?

03/27/20

"Covering Health" Blog EntriesOlder health care professionals at risk during COVID-19 outbreak

03/24/20

"Covering Health" Blog EntriesCongress, regulators offer financial relief for Americans seeking tests, treatment for new coronavirus

03/23/20

"Covering Health" Blog EntriesDeregulation of pork production highlights need to cover food safety

11/27/19

"Covering Health" Blog EntriesVeteran reporter offers tips to keep yourself safe covering wildfires

10/30/19

"Covering Health" Blog EntriesHealth is on the agenda at UN Week

09/24/19

"Covering Health" Blog EntriesPublic health podcasts explore infectious disease concerns

09/19/19

"Covering Health" Blog EntriesOlder adults have special preparation needs when disaster strikes

09/04/19

"Covering Health" Blog EntriesResources for covering Hurricane Dorian and disaster preparedness

08/30/19

"Covering Health" Blog EntriesPublic health experts discuss U.S. health systems' disaster readiness

08/15/19

"Covering Health" Blog EntriesNew tip sheet can help you cover public health emergencies

08/08/19

"Covering Health" Blog EntriesForensic odontologist faces grim task of identifying wildfire victims

02/06/19

"Covering Health" Blog EntriesNYC's first lady urges reporters to tackle mental health issues

10/22/18

"Covering Health" Blog EntriesHow 'outbreak culture' can hinder infection control

10/05/18

"Covering Health" Blog EntriesAHCJ member news: New jobs, fellowships, awards and more for health journalists

09/24/18

"Covering Health" Blog EntriesCovering Florence: Resources on hurricanes and natural disasters

09/12/18

"Covering Health" Blog EntriesReport focuses on challenges of disaster preparedness for older adults

06/05/18

"Covering Health" Blog EntriesWhen patient ridesharing comes to your local hospital

05/31/18

"Covering Health" Blog Entries#AHCJ18 panel explores new ways to cover the health effects of climate change

04/24/18

"Covering Health" Blog EntriesHave a plan before tragic news breaks, Las Vegas reporter says

04/17/18

"Covering Health" Blog EntriesTelemedicine's role in solving the opioid epidemic

10/27/17

"Covering Health" Blog EntriesCan integration, tech support boost mental health access?

10/17/17

"Covering Health" Blog EntriesTip sheet looks at the health consequences of elder financial abuse

09/19/17

"Covering Health" Blog EntriesHurricane Harvey proves to be test for telehealth services

09/06/17

"Covering Health" Blog EntriesHealth system disaster preparedness and data backup: Are hospitals in your community ready?

08/29/17

"Covering Health" Blog EntriesCovering preparedness, hurricanes and other natural disasters

08/28/17

"Covering Health" Blog EntriesNew report looks at long-term care affordability, recommendations

07/18/17

"Covering Health" Blog EntriesNew tip sheet helps explain why AHCA, Medicaid matter to seniors

05/18/17

"Covering Health" Blog EntriesTelehealth gaining wider acceptance but hurdles remain, say #AHCJ17 panelists

05/04/17

"Covering Health" Blog EntriesResearch: Finesse, transparency key when reporting foodborne illness outbreaks

03/30/17

"Covering Health" Blog EntriesWhat does the GOP health care plan mean for older adults?

03/09/17

"Covering Health" Blog EntriesTrump lays out goals for health care under his administration

03/01/17

"Covering Health" Blog EntriesLead crisis shifts as infrastructure crumbles, experts say

12/05/16

"Covering Health" Blog EntriesHealth IT under Trump: Here are some of the hot topics to follow

11/14/16

"Covering Health" Blog EntriesDisaster aftermath: Helping people to ensure Medicare benefits continue

10/19/16

"Covering Health" Blog EntriesTips from the archives: Covering hurricanes and other natural disasters

10/04/16

"Covering Health" Blog EntriesAccess - or lack of access - to health information is making news

09/23/16

"Covering Health" Blog EntriesAHCJ member news: Jobs, fellowships, awards and more

07/08/16

"Covering Health" Blog EntriesHIPAA experts: No need to request a waiver after Orlando shooting

06/15/16

"Covering Health" Blog EntriesThe earth is heating up. What should journalists call that?

05/02/16

"Covering Health" Blog EntriesWhere to turn for the best information about Zika

01/28/16

"Covering Health" Blog EntriesFacts vs. opinions: Beware of false balance in your reporting

01/28/16

"Covering Health" Blog EntriesNovember member news: Awards, job changes, new books and more

11/16/15

"Covering Health" Blog Entries#ahcj15 will kick off with field trips, workshops, chance to catch up with colleagues

04/21/15

"Covering Health" Blog EntriesHealth Journalism 2015 agenda covers gamut of health care

03/12/15

"Covering Health" Blog EntriesCovering climate change and health: A primer for journalists

09/26/14

"Covering Health" Blog EntriesOutdoor workers, people without housing especially vulnerable to severe cold

01/06/14

"Covering Health" Blog EntriesAHCJ members take on new professional challenges

07/24/13

"Covering Health" Blog EntriesHot times: Heat and elderly stories may be routine, but necessary

07/09/13

"Covering Health" Blog EntriesGhost protocols: Scientists propose a way to plug major holes in the medical literature

06/19/13

"Covering Health" Blog EntriesWhen disaster strikes: How will your community meet mental health needs of older adults?

05/22/13

"Covering Health" Blog EntriesSeniors have special concerns in natural disasters like Sandy

11/02/12

"Covering Health" Blog EntriesNYU hospital evacuation prompts questions about plans in other facilities

10/30/12

"Covering Health" Blog EntriesAlmost 40 years later, fallout from Mich. contamination disaster continues

09/26/12

"Covering Health" Blog EntriesCovering tropical storms: Resources, related stories to help your reporting

08/27/12

"Covering Health" Blog EntriesPfizer's online community about aging fails to impress blogger

06/21/12

"Covering Health" Blog EntriesEsophageal cancer screening could lead to runaway health costs

05/16/12

"Covering Health" Blog EntriesQuake damage could cripple Calif. hospitals

10/18/11

"Covering Health" Blog EntriesHealth officials clashed over alerting public to fungal infection in wake of Joplin tornado

08/16/11

"Covering Health" Blog EntriesJoplin hospital staff took action during disaster

08/10/11

"Covering Health" Blog EntriesDoctors operated by flashlight, workers scrambled in tornado-ravaged hospital

05/27/11

"Covering Health" Blog EntriesConference discusses reporting on disasters

05/02/11

"Covering Health" Blog EntriesShould Seattle Superfund site address health as well as pollution?

03/25/11

"Covering Health" Blog EntriesJournalist makes case against sanitizing disaster coverage

03/24/11

"Covering Health" Blog EntriesJournalists must heed ethics in disaster coverage

03/21/11

"Covering Health" Blog EntriesGlobal health journalism, a beat in flux

02/16/11

"Covering Health" Blog EntriesReport looks at oil-spill fallout for children, families

08/10/10

"Covering Health" Blog EntriesFor psyches, Gulf is Valdez on 'fast forward'

07/30/10

"Covering Health" Blog EntriesCDC says monitoring system finds no ill from spill

07/13/10

"Covering Health" Blog EntriesHow the CDC used consumer mapping tech in Haiti

07/02/10

"Covering Health" Blog EntriesMental health impact of the BP spill multiplies

06/24/10

"Covering Health" Blog EntriesM.D. journalist suggests guidelines for dual roles

06/22/10

"Covering Health" Blog EntriesResources for reporting on health and the oil spill

06/09/10

"Covering Health" Blog EntriesMSNBC tells of earthquake amputees, soldiers

03/30/10

"Covering Health" Blog EntriesIs U.S. ready for Haiti-style mass casualty event?

01/27/10

"Covering Health" Blog EntriesDoctor or journalist? Roles become blurred in Haiti

01/19/10

"Covering Health" Blog EntriesReports on cold-weather morbidity, mortality

01/11/10

"Covering Health" Blog EntriesIoM: We need clear guidelines for disaster triage

09/29/09

"Covering Health" Blog EntriesFlu plan includes withholding ventilators

09/23/09

"Covering Health" Blog EntriesMcKenna, Dockser Marcus awarded fellowships

08/26/09

"Covering Health" Blog EntriesWhere's the money for health reform?

06/15/09

"Covering Health" Blog Entries'Prescription for Disaster' reporter wins Livingston

06/05/09

"Covering Health" Blog EntriesResources for covering flu and pandemics (#swineflu)

04/25/09

"Covering Health" Blog EntriesPreparation would lessen chaos in covering disasters (#ahcj09)

04/20/09

"Covering Health" Blog EntriesMental health reporter blogs from conference (#ahcj09)

04/18/09

"Covering Health" Blog EntriesHospitals, infrastructure focus of World Health Day

04/06/09

"Covering Health" Blog EntriesAHCJ fellows hear from CDC experts

12/08/08

Resources - Latest Reports/StudiesDisaster preparedness and the chronic disease needs of vulnerable older adults

01/02/08

Resources - Latest Reports/StudiesU.S. not prepared for health emergency

12/19/07

Resources - Latest Reports/StudiesWorld Health Report 2007

08/24/07

Resources - Web sitesDisaster recovery and environmental health links

06/16/08

Resources - Web sitesCentre for Research on the Epidemiology of Disasters

08/28/07

Resources - Web sitesEM-DAT, the International Disaster Database

08/28/07

AHCJ NewsAHCJ urges reporters in disaster areas to avoid focusing on selves

12/20/10

AHCJ News2008 winners named in health journalism awards

03/26/09

AHCJ NewsFirst Urban Health Workshop attracts more than 100

10/23/07

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10/04/06

Award entryHidden Epidemics

Columbia Journalism Investigations, Center for Public Integrity and The State

2020 — First Place

Public Health (large)

Award entryAfter the Spill

Freelance

2014

Trade Publications/Newsletters

Award entryInvestigation of a Community Health Center

Alabama Media Group

2014

Investigative (large)

Award entryIsrael's Public Health Challenge: Disasters

Fox 32

2014

Public Health (large)

Award entryOrder Amidst Chaos

Freelance / Nurse.com / Gannett Healthcare Group

2013

Trade Publications/Newsletters

Award entryWhen Disaster Strikes: Is Your Hospital Ready?

AAMI

2013

Trade Publications/Newsletters

Award entryThe Hormone Hoax Thousands Fall For

Freelance / MORE magazine

2013

Investigative (large)

Award entryWaking Up To Opioids

WFYI

2013

Public Health (large)

Award entryRobin Erb Beat Reporting

Detroit Free Press

2012

Beat Reporting

Award entryDiagnostic dilemma

SFARI.org

2012

Beat Reporting

Award entrySheri Fink's 2012 Body of Work

independent journalist

2012 — First Place

Beat Reporting

Award entryDiagnostic dilemma

SFARI.org

2012

Trade Publications/Newsletters

Award entryNew Strategies for Psych Care

Freelance / Trustee

2011

Health Policy

Award entryWhite Elephants and Yellow Rain

Stratus: Journal of Arts & Writing

2011

Public Health

Award entryA Doc's Sense of Duty

The Oregonian

2011

Consumer/Feature (large)

Award entryDoctors Face Ethical Decisions in Haiti

PRI's The World

2010

Radio

Award entryBetty Ann Bowser's & Bridget DeSimone's 2010 Body of Work

PBS NewsHour

2010

Beat Reporting

Award entryCamp Lejeune: Deadly Waters

McClatchy Newspapers

2010

Metro Newspapers

Award entryThe Gulf Oil Spill: Threatening Humans

McClatchy Newspapers

2010

Metro Newspapers

Award entryGulf Coast: Mentally Coping with Two Disasters

PBS NewsHour

2010

Television

Award entryHaiti's Amputees: Building a Life Worth Living

msnbc.com

2010

Multimedia

Award entryLessons from the H1N1 Pandemic

Freelance

2010

Trade Publications/Newsletters

Award entry'The New Health Care Crisis,' Fitness magazine

Fitness Magazine

2009

General Interest Magazines above 1 million circ.

Award entryRx for Disaster

Good Housekeeping

2008 — Third Place

General Interest Magazines above 1 million circ.

Award entryDoctors Fear Malpractice 'Disaster'

New York Sun

2007

Medium Newspapers (90,000-250,000 circ.)

Award entryPost Katrina Mental Health

Sun Herald of Biloxi, Miss.

2007

Small Newspapers (under 90,000 circ.)

Award entryMEGHA SATYANARAYANA Beat Reporting

Sun Herald of Biloxi, Miss.

2007

Beat Reporting

Career Development - Fellowships and InternshipsMcGraw Fellowships: Enterprise Reporting Grants to $15K

09/15/23

Career Development - CalendarMake it stop: Reporter burnout and the endless pandemic

08/17/21

Career Development - CalendarCovering COVID-19: Two experts offer up-to-date answers

03/23/20

Career Development - CalendarCovering COVID-19: What do you need to know?

02/27/20

Career Development - CalendarCovering natural disasters and infectious diseases

06/11/19

Career Development - CalendarWhat reporters need to know about covering Ebola

11/07/14

CalendarHealth Journalism 2018: Presentations

04/30/18

CalendarHealth Journalism 2009: Detailed conference schedule

03/19/09

CalendarHealth Journalism 2009: Expected Events and Panels

01/28/09

CalendarHealth Journalism 2008: Detailed conference schedule

02/20/08

CalendarHealth Journalism 2008: Field Trips

02/13/08

Calendar2007 Urban Health Journalism Workshop Schedule

06/05/07

Training - ConferencesMake it stop: Reporter burnout and the endless pandemic

08/17/21

Training - ConferencesCovering COVID-19: Two experts offer up-to-date answers

03/23/20

Training - ConferencesCovering COVID-19: What do you need to know?

02/27/20

Training - ConferencesCovering natural disasters and infectious diseases

06/11/19

Training - ConferencesWhat reporters need to know about covering Ebola

11/07/14