Andrew Schorr is a pioneer in Internet health and medical programs who became a patient himself, participating in a clinical trial and surviving leukemia. This followed 25 years as a reporter, producer and national reality television programmer. Andrew began his broadcasting career at WBTV in Charlotte, N.C., and then became a national producer of Westinghouse Broadcasting's PM/Evening Magazine, the nation's number one syndicated television show and one of the first reality programs. Based in Los Angeles and later in Seattle, he produced award-winning national cable television medical documentaries and patient education videos. Along with his wife, Esther, Andrew helped produce a daily national television program, Group One Medical. He produced over 100 health and medical education videos. Andrew also invented telephone talk shows for patients and later was among the first to produce live webcasts for patients. He has been honored by many groups for his innovation in health communications and his devotion to helping other patients.
He is the founder of Patient Power, an online patient education resource located at www.PatientPower.info and the co-founder of the Patient Empowerment Network. He lives in Mercer Island, Washington.
Books:The Web-Savvy Patient, March 2011