Update Archives

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

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2016 Update Archives

02/11/2016 Stratford Special Election Allows Democrats to Retain House Seat; Hospitals to Testify Against Budget Cuts at State Capitol; Book on Healthcare Collaboratives Features Article about Connecticut High Reliability; Connecticut Officials Plan Response to Zika Virus; Education Updates; Gov. Malloy Selects Dr. Raul Pino to Serve as Commissioner of Public Health; ;  more...
02/04/2016 CHA Annual Meeting Awards - Call for Nominations; Education Updates; 2016 Legislative Session: Governor Malloy Would Continue Hospital Cut of $90 Million; Jennifer Jackson: Governor's Proposed Budget Includes Cuts to Core Healthcare Services; Connecticut Hospitals Focus on Preventing Surgical Site Infections; Safe Sleep Campaign Launched; CHA Hosts Forum on EDs and Pediatric Behavioral Health Crises; ;  more...
01/28/2016 Education Updates; Legislative Session Begins Next Week With State Already in the Red; Special Election to be Held on February 2; Malloy Administration Appoints Two New Commissioners; Legislators Announce Final Session; CHA 98th Annual Meeting; The Connecticut Health Council Launches “Did You Know” Campaign; Gail Burns-Smith Sexual Assault Forensic Examiners Program Celebrates 5th Anniversary ; ;  more...
01/21/2016 Education Updates; Patient Family Engagement Conference Stresses Power of Communication; AHA to CDC: Hospitals Need Guidance on Opioid Prescribing for Chronic Pain; Connecticut Hospitals Receive Support from Chambers of Commerce; Connecticut Hospitals Contribute $21.3 Billion to State’s Economy ; Blumenthal Joins CT Healthcare Experts to Discuss Rising Drug Costs; ;  more...
01/14/2016 Education Updates; At Perinatal Collaborative Meeting, A Mother’s Harrowing Story Underscores Need for Improved Outcomes; Stuart E. Rosenberg Named President Of Johnson Memorial Medical Center ; Jim Shmerling To Lead AHA’s Section For Maternal And Child Health Governing Council; Influenza Cases on the Rise in Connecticut; Connecticut Asthma Initiative Program Focuses on Collaboration and Outcomes; ;  more...
01/07/2016 Raul Pino Appointed Acting DPH Commissioner ; Education Updates; Johnson Memorial Hospital Joins Trinity Health - New England; State Tax Panel Endorses PILOT Scheme for Hospitals; December Medicaid Holdbacks Don't Include Additional Cuts to Hospitals; Connecticut Asthma Initiative Kickoff Program January 14; ;  more...