Peter Whoriskey

ReporterWashington, D.C.


Families too often call and call for help, with no response from their hospice.

  • Dec 19, 2014

“What have they done to deserve this punishment?” Some doctors question aggressive treatments for the dying.

  • Dec 12, 2014

Are you thinking of cows in green pastures? Here’s what organic farms really look like.

  • Dec 11, 2014

Expanding the recall nationwide could affect an estimated 30 million vehicles from at least 10 carmakers.

  • Nov 18, 2014

Consumer Reports generates a guide to hospice care and some controversy along the way.

  • Nov 12, 2014

More consumer data that could help patients make choices will not be forthcoming until at least 2017.

  • Oct 26, 2014

New legislation calls for frequent inspections and clamps down on hospices that enroll healthy patients.

  • Sep 19, 2014

A study looks at whether Americans are getting the right care as they face death.

  • Sep 17, 2014

A conversation about hospice quality with industry executive, Peter Brunnick, of North Carolina.

  • Sep 3, 2014

Former Reagan administration official was part of the founding leadership team of Politico.

  • Sep 2, 2014
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Peter Whoriskey is a staff writer for The Washington Post handling investigations of financial and economic topics. His series on the role of pharmaceutical companies influencing drug research, "Biased Research, Big Profits," won a Polk Award in 2013. Previously, he had written about income disparity, unemployment, and the recession, and as the paper's Southern Bureau chief, covered Hurricane Katrina. Before that, he worked at the Miami Herald, where he contributed to the paper's coverage of Hurricane Andrew, for which the staff was awarded a Pulitzer Prize.
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