Liz Kowalczyk

Kowalczyk covers healthcare and medicine for the Globe, including treatment and cost trends in hospitals and physicians’ practices. She is a graduate of Cornell University, and has worked for the Globe since 2000. She was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in 2013 as part of a team for national reporting.

Latest stories

Panel delays vote on Steward shifting cardiac unit to Fall River

By , Globe Staff

The Public Health Council declined to approve Steward Health Care’s request following objections from the company’s competitor in the region.

Decision on Steward bid for lab in Fall River postponed

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Steward Health Care wants to open a cardiac catheterization unit at Saint Anne’s Hospital.

Rival assails state waiver for Steward Health Care

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Southcoast Health System is criticizing a rule change that will allow Steward to open a clinic close to one of its own.

Donated arms thrill transplant recipient

By , Globe Staff

For Will Lautzenheiser, the limbs of a stranger have become his own, transplanted during a nine-hour operation in October.