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Charles Ornstein

Charles Ornstein

Charles Ornstein, in collaboration with Tracy Weber, was a lead reporter on a series of articles in the Los Angeles Times titled "The Troubles at King/Drew" hospital that won the Pulitzer Prize for Public Service, the Robert F. Kennedy Journalism Award and the Sigma Delta Chi Award for public service in 2005. His ProPublica series, with Tracy Weber, "When Caregivers Harm: California's Unwatched Nurses" was a finalist for a 2010 Pulitzer Prize for Public Service.

Ornstein reported for theTimes starting in 2001, in the last five years largely in partnership with Weber. Earlier, Ornstein spent five years as a reporter for the Dallas Morning News. He is president of the Association of Health Care Journalists and a former Kaiser Family Foundation media fellow.

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Charles Ornstein

Charles Ornstein

Charles Ornstein, in collaboration with Tracy Weber, was a lead reporter on a series of articles in the Los Angeles Times titled "The Troubles at King/Drew" hospital that won the Pulitzer Prize for Public Service, the Robert F. Kennedy Journalism Award and the Sigma Delta Chi Award for public service in 2005. His ProPublica series, with Tracy Weber, "When Caregivers Harm: California's Unwatched Nurses" was a finalist for a 2010 Pulitzer Prize for Public Service.

Ornstein reported for theTimes starting in 2001, in the last five years largely in partnership with Weber. Earlier, Ornstein spent five years as a reporter for the Dallas Morning News. He is president of the Association of Health Care Journalists and a former Kaiser Family Foundation media fellow.

Other articles by this author

2016 1111orange cat

Dr. Orange: The Secret Nemesis of Sick Veterans

By Charles Ornstein and Mike Hixenbaugh, ProPublica | Report

2014 1206aca cat

Big Changes in Fine Print of Some 2015 Obamacare Plans

By Charles Ornstein, Lena Groeger and Ryann Grochowski Jones, ProPublica | Report

Medicaid Programs Drowning in Backlog

By Charles Ornstein, ProPublica | News Analysis

2013 0513pre

Medicare Drug Program Fails to Monitor Prescribers, Putting Seniors and Disabled at Risk

By Tracy Weber, Jennifer LaFleur and Charles Ornstein, ProPublica | News Analysis