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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

Author: House MD vs. Reality, Medical Science of House, Real Grey’s Anatomy, fmr CNN Med. Corresp., http://t.co/R1H78wO97c, http://t.co/xehA6L7gw2

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.
Aug 28, 2014

@SaleskyKATU Excuse to fly Wed. a.m. Aerials of our new home floating under Portland bridges: is.gd/PDXfloats #PDXfloats

Aug 28, 2014

Almost ready to float our home through downtown Portland. Watch from the bridges or see online updates: is.gd/PDXfloats #PDXfloats

Aug 12, 2014

Where are the copy editors @Oregonian? Today's B3 "They have fell from near the top of the Eastern Conference"

Aug 10, 2014

@doctorwes And if the picture came with a note saying "this is for your baby wall," that would be sufficient permission.

Aug 10, 2014

@doctorwes Not really, since the only ones with standing to complain would be the parents who sent the photo.

Aug 10, 2014

@CarlaKJohnson All they have to do is get permission. Looks like one more case of HIPAA misinterpretation.

Aug 10, 2014

@doctorwes @nytimeshealth Posting baby pix is fine as long as parents give permission. Misinterpretation of HIPAA is a common problem.

Aug 09, 2014

How can our nation advance when we make it so hard for our children to learn? politifact.com/truth-o-meter/…



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