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2017 year-ender: Major themes from a year’s worth of news release reviews
We’re closing in on our 500th news release review since launching this service in April 2015. What have we learned? We’ve learned that overall, universities, academic medical centers, hospitals, trade groups and industry are committing many of the same mistakes and omitting the same key information they were in 2015 when we started. We’re dedicated […]6
Hospitals and doctors: Is their role in soaring health care costs overlooked?
For most of the year now, the story for health care reporters has been the policy drama of repealing and replacing Obamacare. Meanwhile, apart from drug costs, the business side of health care has generated fewer headlines, although its impact on our nation’s economy and quality of life is arguably just as important. I wanted […]
Whose Vox? Science/health story via news release
Vox.com has established a clear pattern of solid science/health journalism. In 2015, our team applied our systematic criteria to 6 Vox stories. Four received 5-star scores, the other two received 4-star scores – one of the best performances we’ve tracked, albeit on a very small sample. In addition, our blog’s Five Star Friday feature noted Vox […]