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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

Doctors only ask patients about mental health problems half the time

By , Globe Staff

The survey questioned 65,000 privately insured patients about their medical care or that of their child.

High court will hear case tied to Mass. clinic death

By , Globe Staff

The US Supreme Court will review a case brought by the parents of a deceased teen against the owner of a Lawrence clinic.

Volunteers assure that patients don’t die alone

By , Globe Staff

Milford Regional Medical Center’s program makes sure that patients have companionship when they pass away.

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Concurrent surgeries come under new scrutiny

By , and , Globe Staff

Following controversy at MGH, the world’s largest surgeons’ group is considering new guidelines for overlapping surgery.