KFF’s Kaiser Well being Information (KHN) is launching a weekly one-minute well being info phase for CBS Information Radio stations that may assist thousands and thousands of listeners keep knowledgeable and make higher well being choices.
CBS Information Radio started providing the KHN Well being Minute to its greater than 700 affiliate stations weekly on Jan. 12. The temporary segments will embrace a broad vary of well being tales and shopper info reported by KHN’s nationwide group of well being reporters. Listeners can count on tales starting from navigating medical payments and debt, to modifications in well being care supply and coverage and public well being. A signature focus of the minutes can be on what all of the modifications and coverage debates that folks hear about really imply for them.
Within the first KHN Well being Minute, hear how noise air pollution impacts well being and why an optimistic outlook could assist folks dwell longer.
The collaboration is the newest product of an ongoing partnership between CBS Information and KHN.
“Increasing on KHN’s partnership with CBS, I’m thrilled to supply the community’s radio listeners throughout the nation the KHN Well being Minute,” stated KHN Editor-in-Chief Elisabeth Rosenthal. “It presents a enjoyable, quick and informative strategy to sustain with the newest and most necessary well being care information.”
“Each day well being information is within the headlines as we battle new and rising threats. Our listeners will profit drastically with this topical info that’s each accessible and actionable,” stated Craig Swagler, vice chairman and normal supervisor of CBS Information Radio. “The highly effective viewers attain of the radio medium connects on-the-go listeners with well being info they want and might use instantaneously.”
Listeners can verify for the KHN Well being Minute on their native CBS Information Radio station.
The broader partnership additionally options common appearances by Dr. Céline Gounder, KHN’s senior fellow and editor-at-large for public well being, on all of CBS Information’ platforms, in addition to tales, segments, and specials drawing upon reporting from throughout KHN’s newsroom and bureaus. It contains the favored “Invoice of the Month” collection, during which Rosenthal seems recurrently on “CBS Mornings” to debate shocking medical payments and what they inform us in regards to the U.S. well being care system. “Invoice of the Month” is a collaborative investigative undertaking of KHN and NPR.
KHN, a program of KFF, is an award-winning information service with a nationwide newsroom in Washington, D.C., and a quickly rising community of regional bureaus in California, the Midwest, the Mountain States, and the South, in addition to a brand new Rural Well being Desk. KHN works with many editorial companions, and media retailers can republish KHN tales at no cost. Information organizations concerned about working with KHN ought to contact the information service at KHNPartnerships@kff.org.
About KFF and KHN
KHN (Kaiser Well being Information) is a nationwide newsroom that produces in-depth journalism about well being points. Along with Coverage Evaluation, Polling and Survey Analysis and Social Influence Media, KHN is among the 4 main working packages at KFF. KFF is an endowed nonprofit group offering info on well being points to the nation.
About CBS Information Radio:
CBS Information Radio gives information, speak, info, leisure, and particular occasions protection to greater than 700 radio stations in america, with associates in 24 of the highest 25 markets. CBS Information Radio can be heard hourly on the SiriusXM Platform on P.O.T.U.S. (Channel 124). CBS Information Radio is residence to the “CBS World Information Roundup,” the nation’s longest-running information program, debuting in 1938. Along with offering breaking information and data, the division gives simulcasts of the CBS EVENING NEWS, FACE THE NATION, and 60 MINUTES to associates. CBS Information Radio programming is on the market digitally by the CBS Information Radio app, Apple Music, Amazon’s Alexa service, and on the internet.
Comply with CBS Information Radio on Twitter, Fb, and on-line at CBSNews.com/Radio.