After a two-year investigation, including the review of 2.9 million records, the Sun’s five-part series identifies the preventable infections and injuries taking place in Las Vegas hospitals. Allen and Richards set out to impose transparency on Las Vegas hospitals so they will be held accountable. Their findings resulted in consumers having access to quality-of-care data that will help them make smart decisions.Also on the finalists' list is the city of Bell series done by the Los Angeles Times.
Feb 9, 2011
Post-LANG success story
Marshall Allen, who worked at the Pasadena Star-News for several years before heading to the Las Vegas Sun, is up for a Goldsmith Prize in Investigative Journalism, which comes with a $25,000 prize. Allen co-wrote a series called "Do No Harm: Hospital Care in Las Vegas". Here's a description of the series: