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Mattie Quinn

is a former health reporter for Governing magazine.

New York State


Why New York’s hospitals do terrible in federal rankings

While New York has many prestigious teaching hospitals and specialized centers, its hospitals perform terribly overall on national measures of quality of care. Here’s why, and what can be done about it.

Andrew Cuomo


Who will pay Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s opioid tax?

Experts have mixed opinions on opioid taxes, with some arguing that taxing a medication is a lot less straightforward than taxing an unhealthy commercial product.