This story has barely been touched by local Twin Cities news organizations. But a student journalist, Emma Carew, reported on it as her last story at the Minnesota Daily before graduating and before going to work for the Washington Post this summer.
As you'll see, the story touches on issues of duplication of services, increased costs, competition and the medical arms race.
A 1,200-word story by a student journalist on an important topic for local discussion.
In the inquisitiveness and determination of young journalists, there is hope for health care journalism. This is one shining example.