2023 Finalist

The Weight of Stigma: Heavier Patients Confront a Bias

Retro Report and Scientific American

Kelso Harper, Kit R. Roane, Kyra Darnton, Jeffrey DelViscio, and Christopher Buck

Article

2023 Finalist

Hurricane Ian’s preventable deaths

NBC News Digital

Jon Schuppe, Elizabeth Chuck, Melissa Chan, Lewis Kamb, and Nigel Chiwaya

Article

2023 Finalist

Facebook Is Receiving Sensitive Medical Information from Hospital Websites

The Markup

Todd Feathers, Simon Fondrie-Teitler, Angie Waller, and Surya Mattu

Part 1 Part 2 Part 3

2023 Finalist

Diagnosis: Debt

KFF Health News in partnership with NPR and CBS News

Noam N. Levey, Aneri Pattani, Yuki Noguchi, Anna Werner, Bram Sable-Smith, Juweek Adolphe, and Megan Kalata

Series Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 Part 4 Part 5 Part 6 Part 7 Part 8 Part 9 Part 10

2023 Finalist

Hidden Fentanyl Is Driving a Fatal New Phase in US Opioid Epidemic

Bloomberg News

Emma Court, Linly Lin, Madeline Campbell, Leonardo Nicoletti, Tim Annett, Chloe Whiteaker, David Ingold, Drew Armstrong, Jeremy Diamond, and Paul Murray

Part 1 Part 2 Part 3

2023 Finalist

The ‘five pandemics’ driving 1 million U.S. Covid deaths

STAT

J. Emory Parker

Article

2023 Finalist

The Critical Role of Web Accessibility in Health Information Access, Understanding, and Use

AHIMAFoundation.org

Amanda Krupa, MSc, Jill B. Roark, MPH, and Kirsten Barrett, PhD

Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 Video Series

2023 Finalist

Uvalde records reveal chaotic medical response as victims lost blood

The Washington Post, The Texas Tribune, and ProPublica

Zach Despart, Lomi Kriel, Alejandro Serrano, Joyce Sohyun Lee, Arelis R. Hernández, Sarah Cahlan, Imogen Piper, and Uriel J. García

Part 1 Part 2

2023 Finalist

Medicaid shortfalls and government conflicts put foster children in peril

The Better Government Association

David Jackson, Rachel Hinton, Chuck Neubauer, and Grace Golembiewski

Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 Part 4 Part 5 Part 6 Part 7

2023 Finalist

The Amazon, Undone

The Washington Post

Terrence McCoy, Rafael Vilela, Júlia Ledur, Simon Ducroquet, and Alexandre Cruz-Noronha

Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 Part 4 Part 5

2023 Finalist

VICE News Tonight Investigates: Post-Roe America

VICE News

Maral Usefi, Nikki Egan, Stacey Sommer, Samantha Wender, Gianna Toboni, Hendrik Hinzel, Madeleine May, Arlissa Norman, Victoria Lesiw, Alejandro Soto, Jeb Banegas, Daniel Vergara, Dan Cain, Alex Rosen, Zach Wood, Mack Woodruff, Zach Caldwell, Jason Blalock, Sam Stonefield, and Michael Lopez

Video

2023 Finalist

VICE News Tonight Investigates: Beyond Fentanyl

VICE News

Manisha Krishnan, Gilad Thaler, Patrick Mannion, Arlissa Norman, Madeleine May, Samuel Stonefield, Dan Cain, Stacey Sommer, Nikki Egan, Maral Usefi, Natasha Grzincic, Jeff Ricker, Zach Wood, Trey Strange, and Neda Toloui-Semnani

Video

2023 Finalist

Aftershock

ABC News Studios, ONYX Collective, Hulu

Paula Eiselt and Tonya Lewis Lee

Video

2023 Finalist

Still Practicing: Tracking Problem Doctors

KXAN

Matt Grant, Dalton Huey, Chris Nelson, and Josh Hinkle

Video Series

2023 Finalist

RISING UP IN THE HEARTLAND: Latino workers fight for pandemic relief

Univision and HHMI

Federica Narancio, Victoria Bouloubasis, Anna Clare Spelman, Adriana Loeff, Richard Stone, Félix Pérez, Angelito Post, Frank Barragán, Diego Medrano, Santiago Fernández, and Richard Redfern

Video & Article

2023 Finalist

Broken Promises

KARE-TV

A.J. Lagoe, Steve Eckert, Gary Knox, and Ron Stover

Video

2023 Finalist

What to expect when you’re expecting an extra X or Y chromosome

MIT Technology Review

Bonnie Rochman

Article

2023 Finalist

Not Reported: When Radioactive Imaging Agent Leaks Into Tissue

Medscape

Sharon Worcester

Article

2023 Finalist

Sophie Putka’s “Scams in Healthcare” Reporting in 2022

MedPage Today

Sophie Putka

Part 1 Part 2 Part 3

2023 Finalist

Monkeypox series

Science

Jon Cohen and Kai Kupferschmidt

Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 Part 4 Part 5

2023 Finalist

A battle is raging over long covid in children

MIT Technology Review

Jessica Hamzelou

Article

2023 Finalist

A biotech paused a gene therapy hatched by families. Now they want control

Endpoints News

Jared Whitlock

Article

2023 Finalist

What Happens When a Bionic Body Part Becomes Obsolete?

IEEE Spectrum

Eliza Strickland and Mark Harris

Part 1 Part 2

2023 Finalist

Blots on a field?

Science

Charles Piller and Meagan Weiland

Article

2023 Finalist

The Topic of Cancer

Washington Business Journal

Sara Gilgore

Article

2023 Finalist

The COVID Generation: how is the pandemic affecting kids’ brains?

Nature

Melinda Wenner Moyer

Article

2023 Finalist

Profit, Pain, and Private Equity

BuzzFeed News

Kendall Taggart, John Templon, Anthony Cormier, and Jason Leopold

Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 Part 4

2023 Finalist

Nonprofit Hospitals Are Big Business

The Wall Street Journal

Anna Wilde Mathews, Melanie Evans, Tom McGinty, Paul Overberg, Andrea Fuller, Liz Essley Whyte, Joseph Walker, and Max Rust

Series Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 Part 4 Part 5

2023 Finalist

Exposing the dangers of technology's march into medicine

STAT

Casey Ross, Adam Yala, Janice Yang, and Ludvig Karstens

Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 Part 4

2023 Finalist

When They Warn of Rare Disorders, These Prenatal Tests Are Usually Wrong

The New York Times

Sarah Kliff and Aatish Bhatia

Article

2023 Finalist

Youth in Transition

Reuters

Robin Respaut, Chad Terhune, Michelle Conlin, and Jennifer Rigby

Series Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 Part 4 Part 5

2023 Finalist

Stillbirths: When Babies Die Before Taking Their First Breath

ProPublica

Duaa Eldeib

Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 Part 4 Part 5 Part 6

2023 Finalist

The CAR-T Crisis: Cancer patients are dying on a wait list

STAT

Angus Chen

Part 1 Part 2

2023 Finalist

Monkeypox Mistakes

The Washington Post

Fenit Nirappil, Dan Diamond, and Lena H. Sun

Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 Part 4 Part 5 Part 6 Part 7

2023 Finalist

Patients for Profit: How Private Equity Hijacked Health Care

KFF Health News

Fred Schulte, Rae Ellen Bichell, Sarah Jane Tribble, Markian Hawryluk, Hannah Norman, Sarah Varney, Emmarie Huetteman, Rachana Pradhan, and Lauren Sausser

Series Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 Part 4 Part 5 Part 6 Part 7 Part 8 Part 9 Part 10

2023 Finalist

Dying for Care

USA TODAY

Letitia Stein, Jayme Fraser, Nick Penzenstadler, Jeff Kelly-Lowenstein, Carlie Procell, Ramon Padilla, Chris Amico, Mara Corbett, Hannah Gaber, and Ryan Marx

Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 Part 4 Part 5 Part 6 Part 7 Part 8 Part 9

2023 Finalist

Trading Spaces: Medicare’s Regulatory Spillovers on Treatment Settings for Non-Medicare Patients

Journal of Health Economics

Michael Geruso and Michael R. Richards

Article

2023 Finalist

A Satellite Account for Health in the United States

American Economic Review

David M. Cutler, Kaushik Ghosh, Kassandra Messer, Trivellore Raghunathan, Allison B. Rosen, Susan T. Stewart

Article

2023 Finalist

Negative Patient Descriptors: Documenting Racial Bias in the Electronic Health Record

Health Affairs

Michael Sun, Tomasz Oliwa, Monica Peek, Elizabeth Tung

Article

2023 Finalist

Association of Physician Management Companies and Private Equity Investment with Commercial Health Care Prices Paid to Anesthesia Practitioners

JAMA Internal Medicine

Ambar La Forgia, Amelia M. Bond, Robert Tyler Braun, Leah Z. Yao, Klaus Kjaer, Manyao Zhang, Lawrence P. Casalino

Article

2023 Finalist

Drug Diffusion Through Peer Networks: The Influence of Industry Payments

American Economic Journal: Economic Policy

Leila Agha and Dan Zeltzer

Article

2022 Finalist

HeartWare: Deadly Malfunctions, FDA Inaction and Vulnerable Patients

ProPublica

Neil Bedi, Maryam Jameel, Maya Miller

8/5/21 12/20/21

2022 Finalist

Vital, important coverage of the most contentious drug approval in decades

STAT

Adam Feuerstein, Damian Garde, Matthew Herper, Nicholas Florko

6/29/21 7/8/21 7/27/21 11/1/21 12/8/21

2022 Finalist

Sadness and Death: Inside the VA's state nursing-home disaster

Politico

Joanne Kenen, Darius Tahir, Allan James Vestal

8/24/21 11/19/21 12/23/21

2022 Finalist

Boston’s Elite Hospitals: Personal Enrichment and Profits

The Boston Globe

Liz Kowalczyk, Sarah L. Ryley, Deirdre Fernandes, Rebecca Ostriker, Patricia Wen

4/3/21 8/7/21 10/09/21 12/16/21 12/26/21

2022 Finalist

Disease, inequity and resilience in South L.A.

Los Angeles Times

Joe Mozingo and Francine Orr

2/19/21 6/3/21 7/13/21 11/17/21 12/27/21

2022 Finalist

Inequities in the Vaccine Rollout

Kaiser Health News

Hannah Recht, Lauren Weber, Rachana Pradhan

1/17/21 1/29/21 2/25/21 3/23/21 5/20/21

2022 Finalist

Cutting-Edge Coverage of Artificial Intelligence in Health Care

STAT

Casey Ross

2/3/21 2/3/21 2/11/21 7/26/21 9/27/21

2022 Finalist

Nursing-Home Ownership Accountability: ongoing coverage on NBC News national

NBC News National

Laura Strickler, Stephanie Gosk, Mark Schone, and Rich Greenberg

11/22/21 12/20/21

2022 Finalist

In Crisis

The Houston Chronicle

Alex Stuckey

Project Page

2022 Finalist

The Hidden Truth: Hospital’s Pricing Power

The Wall Street Journal

Anna Wilde Matthews, Melanie Evans, Tom McGinty, James Benedict

2/11/21 3/22/21 4/14/21 7/6/21 10/3/21 10/28/21 12/15/21 12/22/21 12/30/21

2022 Finalist

Sedated

FOX31 Denver

Lori Jane Gliha and Noah Skinner

2/18/21

2022 Finalist

Under Pressure: Inside the College Mental Health Crisis

APM Reports, American Public Media

Alisa Roth and Sasha Aslanian

8/19/21

2022 Finalist

The GAP: Failure to Treat, Failure to Protect

NBC KARE 11

A.J. Lagoe, Brandon Stahl, Steve Eckert, Ron Stover, and Gary Knox

12/24/21

2022 Finalist

CURED

PBS, Independent Lens

Bennett Singer and Patrick Sammon

10/11/21

2022 Finalist

Children That Pay

NBC News

Hannah Rappleye, Kate Snow, Eric Salzman, Tyler Kingkade, Wally Griffith, Meghan Lisson, Candice Goldman, and Allison Stedman

4/4/21

2022 Finalist

China's COVID Secrets

PBS, Frontline

Jane McMullen, Alex Mattholie, Stephanie Stafford, and Dan Edge

2/2/21

2022 Finalist

What Went Wrong at uBiome?

The Wall Street Journal

Amy Dockser Marcus, Anna Wilde Mathews, and Rikki Novetsky

Part 1 Part 2

2022 Finalist

COVID Patients Fighting for Their Lives Are Still Refusing the Vaccine

VICE News

Dan Ming, Gilad Thaler, Zachary Rockwood, Patrick Mannion, Samantha M. Wender, Maral Usefi and Stacey Sommer

8/12/21

2022 Finalist

Below Aging U.S. Dams, a Potential Toxic Calamity

Undark

James Dinneen & Alexander Kennedy

06/01/21

2022 Finalist

The Pandemic Playbook

Vox

Dylan Scott, Julia Belluz, Dylan Matthews, Jen Kirby, German Lopez

Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 Part 4 Part 5

2022 Finalist

Red Shift: COVID-19 Vaccination & Death Rate Levels by County & Partisan Lean

AcaSignups.net

Charles Gaba

Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 Part 4 Part 5

2022 Finalist

What's in a Number? Some Research Shows That a Lower B.M.I. Isn't Always Better.

Retro Report and Scientific American

Kelso Harper, Kit R. Roane, Brian Kamerzel, Kyra Darnton, Chris Buck, Jeffrey DelViscio

Part 1 Part 2

2022 Finalist

Postcards from a World on Fire

The New York Times

Opinion Staff of The New York Times

Part 1 Part 2

2022 Finalist

Black Snow: Big Sugar’s Burning Problem

The Palm Beach Post and ProPublica

Lulu Ramadan, Ash Ngu, Maya Miller, & Nadia Sussman

Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 Part 4 Part 5

2022 Finalist

Waves of Abandonment

Grist and The Texas Observer

Naveena Sadasivam, Clayton Aldern, & Christopher Collins

Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 Part 4

2022 Finalist

Dangerous Air

The California Newsroom (collaboration of public radio stations, NPR, and CalMatters)

Alison Saldanha, Farida Jhabvala Romero, Caleigh Wells, Aaron Glantz, Scott Rodd, George LeVines, Adriene Hill

Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 Part 4

2022 Finalist

Sacrifice Zones: Mapping Cancer-Causing Industrial Air Pollution

ProPublica, The Texas Tribune, and Mountain State Spotlight

Al Shaw, Lylla Younes, Ava Kofman, Lisa Song, Max Blau, Kiah Collier, Ken Ward, Jr., Alyssa Johnson, Maya Miller, Lucas Waldron, Kathleen Flynn

Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 Part 4 Part 5

2022 Finalist

'Magic dirt': How the internet fueled, and defeated, the pandemic's weirdest MLM

NBC News

Brandy Zadrozny

12/02/21

2022 Finalist

Nurse Rehabilitation Series

MedPage Today

Ryan Basen, Cheryl Clark, Kristina Fiore, and Shannon Firth

7/29/21 7/29/21 8/3/21 9/8/21

2022 Finalist

Correcting Medicine's Use of Race

ACP Hospitalist

Stacey Butterfield

1/15/21

2022 Finalist

Legal Counsel: A Health Care Partner For Immigrant Communities

Health Affairs

Rebecca Gale

8/1/21

2022 Finalist

Inequality's Deadly Toll: A century of research has demonstrated how poverty and discrimination drive disease. Can Covid push science to finally address the issue?

Nature

Amy Maxmen

4/28/21

2022 Finalist

We Must Improve Equity in Cancer Screening

Scientific American

Melba Newsome

12/1/21

2022 Finalist

Divided We Sleep

Science Magazine

Rodrigo Pérez Ortega

10/28/21

2022 Finalist

A rare but real side effect: How scientists recognized deadly complications after the AstraZeneca and Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccines

Science Magazine

Gretchen Vogel and Kai Kupferschmidt

3/17/21 3/27/21 5/3/21

2022 Finalist

Flying blind: Gaps in COVID-19 surveillance during a global pandemic

Science Magazine

Meredith Wadman, Elizabeth Culotta, and Kelly Franklin

2/9/21 3/10/21 5/14/21

2022 Finalist

No More Men Need to Die From Transrectal Prostate Biopsies - A movement toward transperineal biopsies

MedPageToday

Howard Wolinsky

4/21/21

2022 Finalist

The Ultimate Incubator: The Brave New World of Bionic Babies

IEEE Spectrum

Katarina Zimmer

3/30/21

2022 Finalist

Drug firms' payments and physicians' prescribing behavior in Medicare Part D

Journal of Public Economics

Carey C, Lieber E, Miller S.

May 2021

2022 Finalist

Docs with their eyes on the clock? The effect of time pressures on primary care productivity

Journal of Health Economics

Freedman S, Golberstein E, Huang T, Satin D, Smith L.

May 2021

2022 Finalist

Health insurance and mortality: Experimental evidence from taxpayer outreach

The Quarterly Journal of Economics

Goldin J, Lurie I, McCubbin J.

January 2021

2022 Finalist

The long-run effects of childhood insurance coverage: Medicaid implementation, adult health, and labor market outcomes

American Economic Review

Goodman-Bacon A.

August 2021

2022 Finalist

Impacts of performance pay for hospitals: The readmissions reduction program

American Economic Review

Gupta A.

April 2021

2022 Finalist

Medicaid and mortality: New evidence from linked survey and administrative data

The Quarterly Journal of Economics

Miller S, Johnson N, Wherry L.

January 2021

2022 Finalist

Medicaid coverage "cliff" increases expenses and decreases care for near-poor Medicare beneficiaries

Health Affairs

Roberts E, Glynn A, Cornelio N, Donohue J, Gellad W, McWilliams M, Sabik L.

April 2021

2021 Finalist

Underfunded and Under Threat

Kaiser Health News and The Associated Press

Anna Maria Barry-Jester, Jason Dearen, Hannah Recht, Michelle R. Smith, Laura Ungar and Lauren Weber

7/1/20 7/22/20 8/17/20 8/24/20 12/15/20

2021 Finalist

Vital, prescient coverage of the Covid-19 pandemic

STAT

Sharon Begley, Helen Branswell and Matt Herper

4/8/20 4/20/20 4/27/20 5/1/20 6/5/20 7/6/20 8/10/20

2021 Finalist

Inside the coronavirus testing failure: Alarm and dismay among the scientists who sought to help

The Washington Post

Shawn Boburg, Robert O’Harrow, Neena Satija and Amy Goldstein

4/3/20

2021 Finalist

Careless

Indianapolis Star and IndyStar.com

Tony Cook, Emily Hopkins and Tim Evans

3/10/20 3/11/20 3/11/20 3/11/20 3/11/20 8/4/20 8/10/20 10/22/20 12/13/20 12/17/20 12/21/20

2021 Finalist

Hospitals In Crisis

The Wall Street Journal

Melanie Evans, Alexandra Berzon, Russell Gold, Khadeeja Safdar, Shalini Ramachandran, Daniela Hernandez, Laura Kusisto, Katie Honan, Janet Adamy and Joe Palazzolo

4/1/20 4/7/20 4/29/20 6/11/20 7/6/20 9/17/20 9/30/20 10/19/20

2021 Finalist

How global meatpacking companies exposed workers and communities to COVID-19 while government agencies failed to protect them

ProPublica

Michael Grabell and Bernice Yeung

Project Page

2021 Finalist

Nursing Homes' Fatal Failures

The Wall Street Journal

Anna Wilde Mathews, Christopher Weaver, Jon Kamp, Elizabeth Koh, Gabe Johnson, Nora Eckert, Jason Douglas, Dan Frosch, Tom McGinty, Dasl Yoon, and Joel Eastwood

3/23/20 3/26/20 4/10/20 5/14/20 6/11/20 8/21/20 10/6/20 12/14/20 12/31/20

2021 Finalist

How the CDC failed America

USA TODAY

Brett Murphy and Letitia Stein

3/27/20 4/7/20 5/9/20 9/16/20 9/18/20 10/6/20 11/11/20

2021 Finalist

A Deadly Divide

ProPublica

Lizzie Presser

5/19/20 12/15/20

2021 Finalist

Shadow Pandemic

The Washington Post

William Wan

5/4/20 7/2/20 9/16/20 11/23/20

2021 Finalist

The Great Divide: COVID-19 and Race in Chicago

Al Jazeera English, Fault Lines

Laila Al-Arian, Kavitha Chekuru, Natasha Del Toro, Erik Ljung and Adrienne Haspel

11/12/2020

2021 Finalist

COVID's Hidden Toll

PBS, FRONTLINE

Daffodil Altan, Andrés Cediel, María José Calderón, Frank Koughan, Andrew Metz and Raney Aronson-Rath

7/21/2020

2021 Finalist

Bravery and Hope: 7 Days on the Front Line

CBS News

Guy Campanile, Mitch Weitzner, Susan Zirinsky, Andrew Bast, T. Sean Herbert, Gilad Thaler, Danielle Levy, Josh Gaynor, Sasha Reuther, Magalie Laguerre-Wilkinson, Pat Milton, Michael McHugh, Michael Vele, Seth Fox, Diana DeCilio, Holden Frandino, Marcelena Spencer and Josh Gelman

5/15/2020

2021 Finalist

Defending the Unthinkable

KQED Public Radio and Mother Jones Magazine

April Dembosky and Sasha Khokha

2/02/2020 2/19/2020

2021 Finalist

Insight with John Ferrugia- Breakdown

Rocky Mountain PBS

John Ferrugia, Laura Frank, Phil Maravilla, Coby Howell, Brittany Freeman, Jason Foster, Josh Burleson and Brian Malone

1/20/2021

2021 Finalist

60 Minutes: COVID’s Long Haulers

CBS News, 60 Minutes

Anderson Cooper, Nichole Marks, David M. Levine, and Peter M. Berman

11/21/2020

2021 Finalist

Coronavirus Pandemic

PBS, FRONTLINE

Miles O'Brien, Caleb Hellerman, Kate McMahon, Fedor Kossakovski, Megan Robertson, Will Toubman, Frank Koughan, Andrew Metz and Raney Aronson-Rath

4/21/2020

2021 Finalist

Coronavirus, Explained

Netflix

Sara Masetti, Sam Ellis, Marie Cascione, Rubab Shakir, Adam Cole, Caresse Haaser, Jan Kobal, David Seekamp, Tanya Lukyanova, Marina Stadler, Joe Posner and Claire Gordon

4/26/2020 6/16/2020 6/16/2020

2021 Finalist

America's pandemic: After Decades of Warning, a Failed Response

The Washington Post

Whitney Shefte, Jorge Ribas and Brian Monro

10/27/2020

2021 Finalist

Navajo Nation

PBS NewsHour

Stephanie Sy, Richard Coolidge, Lena Jackson, Casey Kuhn and Sara Just

4/24/2020 5/25/2020 11/25/2020

2021 Finalist

Covid-19 Vaccine Tracker

Bloomberg

Drew Armstrong, Tom Randall, Cedric Sam, Paul Murray, Andre Tartar and Yue Qiu

Project Page

2021 Finalist

GetUsPPE data project

Time and The Lancet

Zoe Schlanger, Suhas Gondi, Adam L. Beckman, Nicholas Devau, Ali S. Raja, Megan L. Ranney, Rachel Popkin, Shuhan He, Matt Rubashkin, Charlotte Lee and Elijah Wolfson

4/20/2020 5/23/2020

2021 Finalist

The Color of the Coronavirus: Covid-19 Deaths by Race and Ethnicity in the U.S.

American Public Media/APM Research Lab

Andi Egbert, Kristine Liao, Gabriel Cortes, Craig Helmstetter, Benjamin Clary and Matthew Hanson

Project Page

2021 Finalist

Dying Inside

Reuters

Peter Eisler, Jason Szep, Linda So, Grant Smith, Ned Parker and team

10/16/2020 (a series)

2021 Finalist

An Evidence-Based Tool for Educating the Public about the Risks of COVID-19 and How to Mitigate Them

Mathematica

Xindi Hu, Erin Lipman, Emma Pendl-Robinson and Jennifer Starling

Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 Part 4

2021 Finalist

Lost on the Frontline

Kaiser Health News and The Guardian

Christina Jewett, Danielle Renwick, Alastair Gee, Shoshana Dubnow, Anna Sirianna, Lydia Zuraw, Terry Byrne and Juweek Adolphe

Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 Part 4

2021 Finalist

Measuring the Real Death Toll of Covid-19

The New York Times

Denise Lu, Margot Sanger-Katz and Josh Katz

Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 Part 4

2021 Finalist

University of Minnesota Covid-19 Tracking Project

University of Minnesota Carlson School of Management

Pinar Karaca-Mandic, Archelle Georgiou and Soumya Sen

Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 Part 4

2021 Finalist

A Multi-Payer Analysis of Health Care Spending in North Carolina

Health Care Cost Institute and Duke University

William Johnson, Daniel Kurowski, Niall Brennan, Aaron McKethan, Hilary Campbell, Julie Reiff and Jean Fuglesten Biniek

6/30/2020

2021 Finalist

She wanted a 'freebirth' with no doctors. Online groups convinced her it would be OK

NBC News

Brandy Zadrozny

2/21/2020

2021 Finalist

MFAR rule cuts Medicaid spending, increasing the CMS' power

Modern Healthcare

Michael Brady

2/8/2020

2021 Finalist

Is the Tide Turning on the 'Grubby' Affair of EXCEL and the European Guidelines?

Medscape

Deborah Cohen and Ed Brown

9/30/2020

2021 Finalist

COVID-19 Provider Relief Accountability

Modern Healthcare

Rachel Cohrs

4/26/2020 6/18/2020 9/1/2020 9/18/2020

2021 Finalist

How Aripiprazole's Promise for Treating Autism Fell Short

Spectrum

Hannah Furfaro

2/19/2020

2021 Finalist

An Unhealthy Toll

Washington Business Journal

Sara Gilgore

4/17/2020 4/24/2020 4/24/2020 6/5/2020 9/25/2020

2021 Finalist

Pull the Pieces Together and Find the Soul

Provider

Joanne Kaldy

3/1/2020

2021 Finalist

Pharmacists in Ohio managing care as providers--and getting paid for it too

Modern Healthcare

Shelby Livingston

9/26/20

2021 Finalist

Investigation into Surgisphere Corporation

The Scientist

Catherine Offord

5/27/2020 5/30/2020 6/02/2020 6/04/2020 6/07/2020 6/16/2020

2021 Finalist

The Antibody Drugs Made Against COVID-19

MIT Technology Review

Antonio Regalado

4/10/2020 10/2/2020 10/7/2020

2021 Finalist

This is What Health Systems Change Looks Like

Health Affairs

Rob Waters

2/2020 3/2020 7/2020 9/2020

2021 Finalist

Surprise! Out-of-Network Billing for Emergency Care in the United States

Journal of Political Economy

Cooper Z, Scott Morton F and Shekita N.

September 2020

2021 Finalist

Reducing Readmissions by Addressing Social Determinants of Health

The American Journal of Health Economics

Evans W, Kroeger S, Munnich E, Ortuzar G and Wagner K.

September 2020 (preprint online)

2021 Finalist

Health Care Hotspotting - A Randomized Controlled Trial

The New England Journal of Medicine

Finkelstein A, Zhou A, Taubman S and Doyle J.

January 2020

2021 Finalist

The Role of Decision Support Systems in Attenuating Racial Biases in Healthcare Delivery

Management Science

Ganju K, Atasoy H and McCullough J and Greenwood B.

July 2020

2021 Finalist

Long-term Impacts of Childhood Medicaid Expansions on Outcomes in Adulthood

Review of Economic Studies

Kowalski A, Brown D and Lurie I.

March 2020

2020 Finalist

Tainted Pills, Broken Trust

Bloomberg Businessweek

Anna Edney, Susan Berfield, Margaret Newkirk

9/12/2019 1/29/2019 1/30/2019 12/13/2019

2020 Finalist

UVA Lawsuits

Kaiser Health News, The Washington Post and Richmond Times Dispatch

Jay Hancock, Elizabeth Lucas

9/20/2019 9/20/2019 9/13/2019 10/9/2019 11/4/2019 1/23/2019 12/28/2019

2020 Finalist

Lacking Oversight, Accountability in Mississippi's EMS Network

Mississippi Today and WLBT-TV

Erica Hensley, C.J. LeMaster

7/24/2019 9/11/2019 10/21/2019

2020 Finalist

Inside America's High-Deductible Revolution

Los Angeles Times

Noam Levey

Landing Page

2020 Finalist

Deadly Germs, Lost Cures

The New York Times

Matt Richtel, Andrew Jacobs

Landing Page 4/6/2019 4/7/2019 7/13/2019 8/4/2019 9/11/2019 12/25/2019

2020 Finalist

Mental Health: A Crisis in Colorado

The Gazette

Jakob Rodgers, Debbie Kelley, Stephane Earls, Rachel Riley, Lance Benzel, Bill Radford, Joey Bunch, Burt Hubbard, David O. Williams, Evan Wyloge, Steve Rabey

Landing Page

2020 Finalist

Unprotected: Broken promises in Georgia's senior care industry

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Brad Schrade, Carrie Teegardin

Landing Page Facility Search 9/22/2019 9/29/2019 9/29/2019 9/30/2019 10/1/2019 10/6/2019 11/23/2019 12/28/2019 12/28/2019

2020 Finalist

Marketing Hope

The Washington Post

William Wan, Laurie McGinley

2/27/2019 4/3/2019 4/4/2019 6/7/2019 9/6/2019 12/1/2019 12/13/2019

2020 Finalist

The Parking Lot Suicides

The Washington Post

Emily Wax-Thibodeaux

2/7/2019

2020 Finalist

Betrayed by the Indian Health Service

The Wall Street Journal and PBS News’ Frontline

Christopher Weaver, Dan Frosch, Anna Wilde Mathews, Gabe Johnson, Lisa Schwartz, Jennifer S. Forsyth

2/8/2019

2020 Finalist

Beyond Hoarding

The Tikson Project, LLC

David C. Coffin, Alice Irene Pifer

5/28/2019

2020 Finalist

The Inventor: Out for Blood in Silicon Valley

HBO

Alex Gibney

3/18/2019

2020 Finalist

Predator on the Reservation

PBS News’ Frontline and The Wall Street Journal

Gabe Johnson, Christopher Weaver, Dan Frosch, Raney Aronson-Rath, Andrew Metz, Jennifer S. Forsyth, Mike Shum

2/12/2019

2020 Finalist

Right to Fail

2over10 Media for PBS News’ Frontline and ProPublica

Tom Jennings, Joaquin Sapien

2/26/2019

2020 Finalist

With Abortion Restrictions On The Rise, Some Women Induce Their Own

NPR

Sarah McCammon, Ammad Omar (editor), Luis Clemens (editor)

9/19/2019

2020 Finalist

Marijuana Vaping Investigation

The Today Show and NBC Nightly News

Cynthia McFadden, Rich Schapiro, Conor Ferguson

9/27/2019

2020 Finalist

Heat and Health in American Cities; and Code Red: Baltimore's Climate Divide

National Public Radio, The University of Maryland Howard Center for Investigative Journalism and Capital News Service

Meg Anderson, Sean McMinn

Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 Part 4

2020 Finalist

Inside West Virginia's Opioid Battle

The Washington Post

Debbie Cenziper, Emily Corio, Salwan Georges, Whitney Shefte

Learn More

2020 Finalist

Blog Series on Social Determinants of Health Data

Mathematica

Alyssa Crawford, J.B. Wogan, Matthew Kehn, Matthew Stagner, Nyna Williams, Adam Thompson, So O'Neil, Toni Abrams Weintraub

Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 Part 4

2020 Finalist

Turned Away

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

John Diedrich, Kevin Crowe, Andrew Mollica, Erin Caughey, Rick Wood, Bill Schulz

Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 Part 4

2020 Finalist

What if you call 911 and no one comes? Inside the Collapse of America's Emergency Medical Services

NBC News

Erika Edwards, Tonya Bauer, Jane Weaver, Sara Miller, Susan Wagner, Lauren Dunn

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2020 Finalist

Help Me Before It's Too Late

CNN Digital

Blake Ellis, Melanie Hicken

Part 1 Part 2 Part 3

2020 Finalist

Military Fights a Deadly Enemy: Heat

InsideClimate News and NBC News

David Hasemyer, Paul Horn, Joe Murphy, Nigel Chiwaya, Brock Stoneham

Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 Part 4

2020 Finalist

Hidden Harm

Kaiser Health News

Christina Jewett

Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 Part 4

2020 Finalist

See How the World's Most Polluted Air Compares With Your City's

The New York Times

Nadja Popovich, Karthik Patanjali, Jon Huang, Blacki Migliozzi, Anjali Singhvi

Learn More

2020 Finalist

Death by 1,000 Clicks

Kaiser Health News and Fortune

Fred Schulte, Erika Fry

Part 1 Part 2 Part 3