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

Maternity wards are moving away from nurseries

By , Globe Staff

Many postpartum specialists now believe that nurseries are not the best, or most natural, way to provide care.

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.