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Portland, OR
Freelance Journalist
Covers:  media portrayals of health & medicine, public health, medicine, health policy, media ethics, health, health care, medical tv shows

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Andrew Holtz's Biography

Former CNN Medical Correspondent Andrew Holtz is an independent journalist. He wrote “The Medical Science of House, M.D.” , “The Real Grey’s Anatomy” and “House M.D. vs. Reality”. Holtz was medicine in the media columnist for Oncology Times. A video series reporting and analyzing health news is archived here. Holtz was on the board of the Association of Health Care Journalists for 11 years, serving as President from ...

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What was your first job as a journalist?

Unpaid: KZSU-FM Stanford; reporter > News Director. Paid: KENI-TV (now KTUU) Newschannel 2, Anchorage, Alaska; reporter/anchor.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

In the early days of CNN, we used portable manual typewriters in the field. The scripts were couriered with tapes to bureaus or feed points.

Who's your favorite fictional journalist?

Can't think of any.

Experts are right, but Mark Cuban will prevail

healthnewsreview.org — The following is another perspective on the Mark Cuban Twitter barrage of personal health advice this week. This post is submitted by one of our longtime contributors, Andrew Holtz . ---------- Mark Cuban is old-fashioned and thinks small. A couple of days ago, Cuban told his Twitter throngs to get quarterly blood tests , even when perfectly healthy, just because.
Apr 03, 2015

My salvo on @mcuban & blood tests. Now on @HealthNewsRevu “Incessant Testing: experts right but Cuban will prevail” bit.ly/1F9MgnQ

Apr 03, 2015

Mark Cuban is old-fashioned and thinks small. My salvo in the @mcuban & blood testing Twitter tussle:... fb.me/4nEQzWnNW

Apr 03, 2015

RT @KLomangino: A look into @mcuban's black mirror: Why evidence won't matter in the battle over constant testing. By @HoltzReport healthnewsreview.org/2015/04/incess…

Apr 03, 2015

RT @garyschwitzer: More on the Cuban missive > @HoltzReport on “Testing: experts right, but Cuban will prevail” healthnewsreview.org/2015/04/incess…

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Mayo Clinic's Precision Investment in News About Its Program

healthnewsreview.org — The following is a guest post from Andrew Holtz , one of our longtime contributors, my former colleague at CNN, and a past president of the Association of Health Care Journalists. This is at least the sixth time that we have addressed National Press Foundation workshop funding on this site.
Mar 23, 2015

RT @garyschwitzer: Sponsored journalist training on precision medicine: zeroing in on conflict of interest. By @HoltzReport. healthnewsreview.org/2015/03/precis…

Mar 23, 2015

RT @garyschwitzer: Sponsored journalist training on precision medicine: zeroing in on conflict of interest. By @HoltzReport. healthnewsreview.org/2015/03/precis…

Mar 23, 2015

RT @HealthNewsRevu: Sponsored journalist training on precision medicine: zeroing in on conflict of interest. By @HoltzReport. healthnewsreview.org/2015/03/precis…

Mar 23, 2015

"Gosh, I never thought about it at all that way." Mayo Clinic's Precision Investment in News About Its Program healthnewsreview.org/2015/03/precis…

Mar 23, 2015

Cautioning journalists to be mindful of who funds their training: bit.ly/1CRtdmQ by @HoltzReport @healthnewsrevu

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HoltzReport - Andrew Holtz, MPH

holtzreport.com — Insights to health and medicine from leading journalist Andrew Holtz. Former CNN Medical Correspondent. Past President of the Association of Health Care Journalists. Author of the Medical Science of House, M.D.
Dec 15, 2012

Why are there so many more questions than answers when it comes to gun violence in America? One reason is a... t.co/GF73hIxl

Dec 15, 2012

What if research on gun violence hadn't been eviscerated by Congress decades ago? My 1992 CNN script: t.co/FwDYehIV

Dec 15, 2012

.@matthewherper How can we get data when research into gun violence doesn't get funding? t.co/FwDYehIV

Dec 15, 2012

.@StKonrath How can we explain shootings if we don't fund research on gun violence? t.co/FwDYehIV

Dec 17, 2012

.@ArtKellermannMD I posted 1992 CNN series w you talking about opposition to gun violence research: t.co/FwDYehIV

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Jul 27, 2015

.@caseyparks "intersection of 6th & Tacoma" not = "6th at Tacoma". Story will confuse drivers. oregonlive.com/portland/index…

Jul 24, 2015

If govts stopped subsidizing gas, they could offer free water, sewer & electricity in many countries. NatureCC: bit.ly/1LyKgMm

Jul 06, 2015

My answer to @MuckRack Daily's trivia question: Again with the zen, eh Muckrack QOTD?

Jul 02, 2015

My answer to @MuckRack Daily's question: My former co-workers Lynne & Chuck got in a shootout. The bad guy lost. cnn.com/2015/07/01/us/…

Jun 29, 2015

My answer to @MuckRack Daily's trivia question: It's that second taking a flying leap. The markets hope it doesn't crash.



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