Health journalists communicate information to the public using various media forms such as Twitter and they are focused on health issues, study results, health tips, etc.💉💊🧪
As the general public has a lack of medical knowledge medical journalism can influence the quality of an individual's health care.
Here you find top 10 journalists to follow on Twitter.🎇
Julie Rovner is Chief Washington Correspondent. She started working for KHN after 16 years as a health policy correspondent for NPR, where she has been helping to lead the network coverage of the passage implementation of the Affordable Care Act. Rovner as an expert on health policy issues is the author of a book, Health Care Politics and Policy A-Z. In 2005, she was awarded the National Press Foundation’s Everett McKinley Dirksen Award for distinguished reporting of Congress. Also, Rovner covered health policy for National Journal’s Congress Daily and for Congressional Quarterly, among other organizations.
Follow her on Twitter.
Shelby Livingston is an insurance reporter. She joined Modern Healthcare in 2016, after her experience at Business Insurance magazine. Find her on Twitter.
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Source: Business Insider
Zachary Tracer is the healthcare editor at Business Insider, where he leads a team of reporters focused on the future of how we get medical care and treat diseases.
Zachary was a healthcare reporter at Bloomberg News. Also, he has written about how drug prices are set, the insurers who are profiting off Obamacare, and the big firms changing healthcare to help their workers. Learn more on his website Zachary Tracer.
Bertha Coombs is a general assignment reporter for CNBC, covering financial markets, business news stories, and health care throughout the business day. Before joining CNBC, Coombs was a reporter and anchor for the pioneering online business network, Yahoo Finance Vision, and served as a freelance reporter for the former CNN financial network. Prior, she served as a reporter for ABC News One, and a substitute anchor for “World News Now” and “World News This Morning”.
She began her career in general news, with previous reporting and anchoring positions at WABC-TV in New York, WPLG-TV in Miami, and WFSB-TV in Hartford, Connecticut.
Read more about Coombs at BBC.
Find her on Twitter.
Source: Aspen Ideas
Dan Diamond is a reporter at POLITICO and the author of POLITICO Pulse, the morning briefing on health care politics and policy. He is also the creator of the podcast “PULSE CHECK.” Diamond’s reporting resulted in the resignation of US health and human services secretary Tom Price, and he has done prize-winning reporting on hospitals’ community obligations and deep investigations into the Trump administration’s health care strategy. He has discussed health care, politics, and policy on NPR's "All Things Considered" and "Fresh Air," NBC’s “Nightly News,” BBC, CNN, and MSNBC.
Read more at Politico.
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Margot Sanger-Katz is an American journalist, currently working for the New York Times, where she covers health policy. She worked for National Journal and the Concord Monitor. She has also worked at Yale Alumni Magazine as a senior staff editor, and at Legal Affairs as an associate editor.
Find her on SangerKatz.
Stephanie Armour is the health policy reporter at The Wall Street Journal, where she covers the affordable care act, Medicaid, congressional health legislation, the opioid epidemic, and state health initiatives. A reporter for more than two decades, she has produced award-winning investigative projects on subjects including food safety, body brokering, and human trafficking.
Her journalism awards include a First Place Headliner Award from the Press Club of Atlantic City, a First Place Sigma Delta Chi Award from the Society of Professional Journalists, and a First Place in Consumer Journalism Award from the National Press Club.
Find her on Twitter.
Allison Bell is Senior Editor for National Underwriter Life & Health and Health Insurance Channel Editor for LifeHealthPro.com. She has been covering health insurance long enough to own a copy of the HIPAA conference report. Find her on Twitter.
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Jonathan Cohn is a journalist for public policy and political issues. Cohn is the executive editor of The American Prospect and a senior editor at The New Republic, Cohn is now a senior national correspondent at the Huffington Post. Cohn's writings have especially focused on social welfare and health care. Find him on Twitter