Reporter

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

BMC to offer gender reassignment surgery

By , Globe Staff

The facility plans to become the first hospital in the state — and one of a few in the country — to offer the surgery.

Report faults cataract surgery errors

By , Globe Staff

In recent years, more than two dozen Massachusetts patients have been victims of medical errors during the eye surgery.

State assigns monitor to oversee hospitals

By , Globe Staff

Surprise inspections found such prevalent problems that officials decided an onsite monitor was necessary at four psychiatric hospitals.

How a tiny hospital has imperiled Mass. Medicare funds

By , Globe Staff

Consultants for Partners HealthCare’s hospital in Nantucket underestimated wages, and it could lead to thousands of hospital layoffs statewide.