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Akron, Ohio's Accountable Care Community has brought together a coalition of partners to reduce the number of residents suffering from chronic disease and treatment costs. Similarly, nonprofit hospitals elsewhere can do much more to improve the health of entire communities.

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Looking for fresh story ideas? We hope these accounts of how reporters across the country got the stories, sources and subjects give you fodder for covering your own communities in a new way.

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Four 2013 Pulitzer Prize finalists give an inside look at "Prognosis: Profits," a series about North Carolina's nonprofit hospitals, the huge sums of money they're making, and the impacts on patients.

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Here are some of my favorite health stories from this year. It was once again difficult to whittle the list down to just a few, another great reminder of all the good work being done by health writers around the world.

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Get tips on covering nonprofit hospitals from the editor who oversaw the "Prognosis: Profits" investigative series in North Carolina.

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The Prognosis: Profits series examined how North Carolina’s nonprofit hospitals are for-profit in practice, driving up health care costs and wrecking their patients’ finances. Here's how the series was reported.

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Nonprofit hospitals receive millions of dollars in tax breaks each year to care for the poor and uninsured. But do they do enough to justify their lucrative, tax-exempt status? Crunch the numbers to find out.

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Some non-profit hospitals in the San Francisco Bay Area receive millions of dollars in tax breaks each year to care for the poor and uninsured, yet they provide only a fraction of local charity care. Sandy Kleffman reports.

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