Health Care Survival Guide: Investigating America's Hospitals

Number 3308
Subject Health
Source Michael J. Berens
Affiliation Seattle Times
Year 2009
Summary Berens tipsheet addresses how to cover the health & science beat. He begins by stressing the 3 F's: "follow the paper; find the expert; and ferret out the research." Berens gives a list of basic public records pertinent to the beat; available databases; and "real world advice" based on his own experience covering health and science.
Tags health; science; FOIA; medical research; medicine; hospitals; adverse event reporting; MAUDE; Manufacterer and User Facility Device Experience; Excluded Individuals Database
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Panelists Mike Berens; Dawn Fallik; Fred Schulte; Duff Wilson