Update Archives

Below are previous issues of UPDATE, the weekly newsletter of the Connecticut Hospital Association.

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2015 Update Archives

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...