Dan Diamond


Dan Diamond is the author of " POLITICO Pulse," the must-read morning briefing on health care politics and policy. He's also the creator of PULSE CHECK, the popular podcast that features weekly conversations with politicians like Sen. Susan Collins, leaders like Kaiser Permanente’s Bernard J. Tyson and thinkers like Atul Gawande.

Along with his partner Rachana Pradhan, Diamond’s high-impact reporting resulted in the resignation of HHS Secretary Tom Price. Diamond also has done prize-winning reporting on hospitals’ community obligations and deep investigations into the Trump administration’s health care strategy, including its approach to vulnerable populations.

Before joining POLITICO, Diamond served as the Advisory Board Company’s senior director of news and communications. He also covered health care policy, business, and strategy for FORBES. His work has appeared at Vox, Kaiser Health News and other publications.

Diamond is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania and has appeared to discuss health care, politics, and policy on NPR's "All Things Considered" and "Fresh Air," the NBC Nightly News, the BBC, CBS, CNN, MSNBC, the Dan Patrick Show, and other programs. Diamond has been a Yale University Poynter fellow and a fellow of the Association of Health Care Journalists.

Dan Diamond