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Amy Brittain

ReporterWashington, D.C.


Epic, Allscripts and Cerner, all heavy-hitters in the health records industry, were the three finalists.

  • Jul 29, 2015

Critics are skeptical about whether the contract will lead to interaction with VA records, a basic goal.

  • Jul 29, 2015

Despite early reports, a judge never involuntarily committed the Lafayette movie theater shooter, which would have stopped him from getting a gun.

  • Jul 28, 2015

John Houser had been ordered to a mental hospital, but a judge never ruled on his mental competence.

  • Jul 27, 2015

Leroy Amar, a graduate of Howard University’s medical school, was disciplined in three states.

  • Jul 23, 2015

The journalism museum, beset by $307 million in debt, proposed selling shares in the building for a cash infusion.

  • Jul 1, 2015

The answer is a resounding no, according to several experts on the Arkansas Freedom of Information Act.

  • Jun 5, 2015

The charge was meant to clean up a river. Nearly $3 million has gone to personnel and school field trips.

  • May 9, 2015

In Washington to seek billions in aid from the World Bank, Alpha Condé struggled with feelings of defeat.

  • Apr 19, 2015

Survivors of strokes, gunshot wounds and car crashes take part in Adaptive Fitness Games at a D.C. hospital.

  • Mar 28, 2015
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Amy Brittain joined The Washington Post’s investigative team in 2013. Previously, she was an investigative reporter for The Star-Ledger in Newark, N.J., and winner of the 2010 George F. Polk Award for Metropolitan Reporting for the series “Strong At Any Cost,” which detailed the use of anabolic steroids and human growth hormone by hundreds of New Jersey law enforcement officers and firefighters. She has interned at in San Diego, The Arizona Republic in Phoenix, The Christian Science Monitor in Boston and the International Center for Journalists in Washington, D.C.

Brittain holds a B.A. in mass communication from Louisiana State University and a master’s degree in journalism from Columbia University, where she studied at the Toni Stabile Center for Investigative Journalism. She is a native of Shreveport, La.
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