Andrew Schorr

Executive Producer & Host

Founder and host of I am a former television news reporter and producer as well as a national reality television producer who became devoted to health communications in the mid-80's. Since then I have run two health communications companies devoted to informing patients with serious health conditions. In 1996 I became a patient too, diagnosed with leukemia. I entered a clinical trial and am now a long-term survivor. Through I host audio and video interview programs and facilitate videos patients devlop themselves to help others. I am the author of "The Web-Savvy Patient, " a print, e-book and audio book which helps people navigate health information on the Web.


<p>I had the opportunity to go behind the scenes of ABC's The View this week. I was a guest on what turned out to be a historic news day: The morning after the President announced Osama Bin Laden had been killed in a daring raid. When I had heard the news the night before I thought my segment, discussing my new book, The Web-Savvy Patient, would be bumped.</p>

<p>It’s happening several times a day now. “My friend may have a brain tumor.” “I have been short of breath.” “What do you think I should do?” I am not a doctor, but people are increasingly looking to me as if I were one. It’s a little daunting.</p><p><!--[if gte mso 9]><xml> <o:OfficeDocumentSettings> <o:AllowPNG /> </o:OfficeDocumentSettings> </xml><![endif]--><!--[if gte mso 9]><xml> <w:WordDocument> <w:View>Normal</w:View> <w:Zoom>0</w:Zoom> <w:TrackMoves /> <w:TrackFormatting /> <w:PunctuationKerning /> <w:ValidateAgainstSchemas /> <w:SaveIfXMLInvalid>false</w:SaveIfXMLInvalid> <w:IgnoreMixedContent>false</w:IgnoreMixedContent> <w:AlwaysShowPlaceholderText>false</w:AlwaysShowPlaceholderText> <w:DoNotPromoteQF /> <w:LidThemeOther>EN-US</w:LidThemeOther> <w:LidThemeAsian>X-NONE</w:LidThemeAsian> <w:LidThemeComplexScript>X-NONE</w:LidT--></p>