Health Journalism 2017: Conference coverage

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Public health experts discuss ‘infectious nature’ of violence | Video

Cinematic techniques can add pop to stories, says Pulitzer winner

Panel explored humanizing medicine in a high-tech world

Panelists wrestle with the unintended consequences of complying with MACRA  

Panel addresses the cycle of toxic stress in young children

What’s next for drug costs? #AHCJ17 hears from the experts – including a patient

Feeding hungry seniors and much more, one knock on the door at a time

Social workers can help bridge crisis and care, say panelists at #AHCJ17

Freelancers weigh in on what it takes to successfully write a book at #AHCJ17

#AHCJ17 panels to address importance of social determinants

Is value-based pricing doomed? #AHCJ17 session to address this question

Panel to examine MACRA, the physician payment overhaul law

Panel to look at the economics of health disparities

Journalists to learn about security, privacy tools and practices

Examining efforts to lower cost of caring for seniors at home


Other Health Journalism 2017 coverage

An AHCJ panel and a pitch spark story on barber shops and health

Haircuts & heart health — Niagara Falls barber shops checking blood pressure, WBFO-Buffalo, N.Y.

Perspective for those who want to dig deeper on prescription drug costs, The Buffalo News

Will a drone save your life? The answer is coming sooner than you think, High Plains Journal

Stress Test: 4 Scientist-Recommended Stress Busters, Paste

Physician Assistant Pay Eclipses $100K Annually, Forbes

Partnerships With Health Care Providers Boost Florida Blue's Profits, CEO Says; WLRN

Association of Health Care Journalists Meeting Features Hastings Center Experts, Hastings Center

Notes about the several panels that focused on disparities, poverty and reporting ideas, Covering Poverty

Syracuse's last independent hospital joins NY's biggest health system,

Medicare Privatization Seen as Unlikely This Year, MedPage Today

Meals on Wheels chief speaks out on Trump's budget blueprint, Washington Examiner

Insurers worry about federal payments as deadline approaches, Washington Examiner

Can a Public Health Initiative Prevent Gun Violence?, MedPage Today

CBS’s anecdotal story on botox for major depression omits major conflicts of interest,

Government proposes cutting support for Meals on Wheels, News and Tribune via Rural Health News Service

GOP Keeps Obamacare 'Fragile' As Trump Nears 100 Days, Forbes

Calif. healthcare providers call off vertical merger amid rising scrutiny, Modern Healthcare

Simulation training at the VA, WAMC Public Radio

How Patients Are Changing Clinical Trials,

Crain's NewsPro

What will your last words be? Legacy therapy helps dying patients tell their stories, Sacramento Bee

Haircuts & heart health — Niagara Falls barber shops checking blood pressure, WBFO-Buffalo, N.Y.