Peter Whoriskey
Peter Whoriskey
Reporter

Peter Whoriskey is a staff writer for The Washington Post handling investigations of financial and economic topics. Previously, he has written about pharmaceutical research, income disparity,  unemployment, and the recession. As the Post’s Southern bureau chief, he covered Hurricane Katrina. Before that he worked at the Palm Beach Post and the Miami Herald.

Latest by Peter Whoriskey

Congress approves tighter scrutiny of hospices

Congress approves tighter scrutiny of hospices

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

Is one hospice the same as any other? No. Why it’s important to choose carefully.

Is one hospice the same as any other? No. Why it’s important to choose carefully.

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

Post names Frederick J. Ryan Jr. as new publisher

Post names Frederick J. Ryan Jr. as new publisher

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

As more hospices enroll patients who aren’t dying, questions about lethal doses arise

As more hospices enroll patients who aren’t dying, questions about lethal doses arise

He felt ‘like a teenager’. Then he was in hospice care, and then he was dead.