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

Mental health group returns donation from embattled company

By , Globe Staff

The organization returned $10,000 after reports about poor conditions at Arbour Health System’s psychiatric hospitals.

Arbour must submit correction plan for 4 facilities

By and , Globe Staff

State officials said that there are “significant patient care and life safety violations” at the psychiatric centers.

Was patient with apparent ties to royalty worth breaking hospital protocols?

By , Globe Staff

It’s a phenomenon common enough that it has a name: VIP syndrome.

South Boston a sea of green for St. Patrick’s Day parade

By and Astead W. Herndon , Globe Staff

Spectators clogged the streets of South Boston, excited to see the St. Patrick’s Day parade a year after the event was hampered by historic snowfall.