Author Archives: Laura Wingard

Laura Wingard
Laura Wingard is managing editor at inewsource. To contact her with tips, suggestions or corrections, please email laurawingard [at] inewsource [dot] org.
Most popular inewsource stories of 2017 — and the impact they made

Most popular inewsource stories of 2017 — and the impact they made

There was a lot of talk this year about “fake news” and the role of the news media in keeping the public informed. At inewsource, our stories are built on a foundation of in-depth reporting, documents and data. Accountability journalism takes time, persistence, precision and patience to get it right. As 2017 draws to a close, we’re looking back at ... Read More »

Problems with Hospice Compare website delay release of new data

Problems with Hospice Compare website delay release of new data

Quality of care in the nation’s hospices came under the spotlight in August when the agency that runs Medicare rated some 3,800 facilities nationally, including about two dozen in San Diego County, on seven measures. Now, the same federal agency that published the online scorecard, Hospice Compare, is getting attention because its website has flaws, and that has delayed the ... Read More »