Below are previous issues of UPDATE, the weekly newsletter of the Connecticut Hospital Association.
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2015 Update Archives
|04/16/2015 Education Updates; Public Hearing Expected on Phasing Out Hospital Tax; Katty Kay to Give Keynote Address at CHA Annual Meeting; Hospital Anti-Trust Bill Not Acted Upon by Deadline; Senate and House Meet in Session; CHA Awarded Grant to Improve Asthma Management and Care ; ; more...|
|04/09/2015 Hospitals and Continuum Partners Advocate During Healthcare Day ; Connecticut Hospitals Provide $1.5 Billion in Community Benefits; Education Updates; Connecticut’s Surgical Quality Leaders Hold Symposium; Connecticut Hospitals Oppose Property Tax Proposal; CHA Op-Ed Highlights the Economic Impact of Hospitals to their Communities; ; more...|
|04/02/2015 Education Updates; Hospitals Participate in Patient Safety Roundtable With Senators Blumenthal and Murphy; Join us for Healthcare Day at the Capitol April 8, 2015; Hospitals Discuss Community Care Teams at MORE Commission Meeting; CHA on State Health Improvement Plan Advisory Council; Public Health Committee Releases Bills and Meets JF Deadline; ; more...|
|03/26/2015 Healthcare Leaders Honored at Black Heritage Ball; Education Updates; Take Action to Help Preserve Hospitals' Property Tax Exemption; CHA Op-Ed Highlights the Importance of Hospital Sustainability; CHA Annual Meeting Awards - Deadline Friday, March 27, 2015; Hospital Leaders Meet With Appropriations Co-Chairs; Human Services and Public Health Committees Take Action on Bills; ; more...|
|03/19/2015 Education Updates; CHA Annual Meeting Awards - Deadline Approaching; CT Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Hospitals; Issues Raised by CHA Addressed in Legislative Proposal; Bill Opposed by CHA Dies in Committee; Hospitals Testify in Support of CHA-Initiated Mental Health Proposal; ; more...|
|03/12/2015 Connecticut Hospitals Testify Against Proposed Cuts to Mental Health; CHA and Hospitals Testify Before the Finance, Revenue and Bonding Committee; Education Updates; Hospitals and Colleges Testify Against Proposed Changes to PILOT; 200 Attend Patient Safety Summit; CHA Annual Meeting Awards - Accepting Entries ; CHA Mental Health Recommendations Included in Raised Bill; ; more...|
|03/05/2015 Hospitals and Partners Begin Initiative to Improve Asthma Care and Access; Education Updates; Hospitals Testify in Opposition to Cuts and Taxes; CHA Provides Testimony on Proposed Bills; Connecticut Hospitals to Testify on Mental Health Cuts in Budget; National Patient Safety Experts to Present at Patient Safety Summit; Join CHA’s Campaign to Help Protect Hospitals from Cuts and Taxes; ; more...|
|02/26/2015 CHA Annual Meeting Awards - Call for Nominations; Education Updates; National Patient Safety Experts to Present at Patient Safety Summit; Special Elections Held for Seats in Bridgeport and Brookfield; Save the Date: CHA Annual Meeting; Connecticut Hospitals to Testify Before the Appropriations Committee; CHA Testifies On Numerous Proposals; ; more...|
|02/19/2015 Education Updates; Governor's Proposed Budget Includes Reductions to Hospital Funding; CHA to Provide Testimony; Collaborations of Care Coalition Urges Support for Providers in Op-Ed; Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services Commissioner Resigns; National Patient Safety Experts to Present at Patient Safety Summit; ; more...|
|02/12/2015 Connecticut Hospitals Contribute $ 21.9 Billion to State’s Economy ; Education Updates; CHA Provides Testimony on Proposed Bills; David Nash to Deliver Keynote Address at Patient Safety Summit; CT Hospitals Featured in Partnership for Patients Video Series; Hospital Tax Concept Raised by Finance Committee; ; more...|
|02/05/2015 Education Updates; Influenza Update; CHA Provides Testimony Related to Coverage of Abuse-Deterrent Opioid Analgesics; Quality Measures Focus of SIM Discussion; CHA Participates in Symposium on Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Readmission Rates; MORE Commission Issues Legislative Recommendations; ; more...|
|01/29/2015 Education Updates; CHA's Stephen Frayne Named to Council on Medical Assistance Program; Connecticut Adopts Opioid Prescribing Guidelines for Emergency Departments; Malloy Administration Announces Second Round of Deficit Reduction Measures; HIPAA Security Rules Focus of CHA Forum; ; more...|
|01/22/2015 Education Updates; CHA Offers Public Comment on SIM Quality Measures; Support Partnership Campaign to Preserve Property Tax Exemption; Save the Date: CHA Annual Meeting; Governor Announces Emergency Budget Cuts; Hospitals Gather for Joint Commission Standards and Patient Safety Update; ; more...|
|01/15/2015 Education Updates; Dates Set for Special Elections; Former State Representative Elizabeth Ritter Nominated to Head Department on Aging; Johnson Memorial Medical Center Announces Approval of Asset Purchase Agreement with Saint Francis Care; Radiation Dose Management Focus of CHA Program; ; more...|
|01/08/2015 Education Updates; 2015 Legislative Session Convenes; Anne Diamond Named CEO of UConn Health’s John Dempsey Hospital; Influenza Widespread in Connecticut; Norman Roth Named Interim CEO of Greenwich Hospital; Safety Absolute Adopted by Connecticut Hospitals; ; more...|