Update Archives

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

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2017 Update Archives

03/23/2017 Hospitals Testify Against Governor’s Certificate of Need Proposal; Connecticut Asthma Initiative Takes Stock of Progress, Shares Stories; Connecticut Hospitals Invest $1.6 billion in Community Benefit Initiatives; CHA Provides Testimony on Legislative Proposals; Education Updates; Insurance Committee Does Not Advance Site Neutral Bill; ;  more...
03/16/2017 Partnering With Patients Leads to Better Outcomes; Special Elections Set For Two State Representative Seats; State Launches Zika Awareness Campaign; Collaborations of Care Partners Attend Town Hall Event; Deadline Approaching: CHA Annual Meeting Awards; CHA Provides Testimony on Hospital-Related Bills; Education Updates; ;  more...
03/09/2017 Connecticut Hospital Health Systems Contribute $26.2 Billion to State’s Economy ; Insurance Committee Holds Roundtable Discussion On Healthcare; Connecticut Hospitals Testify Against Governor's Budget; Modern Healthcare names Marna P. Borgstrom one of its top 25 leaders; Deadline Approaching: CHA Annual Meeting Awards; 15th Annual Patient Safety Summit: Challenges and Opportunities in Healthcare; Education Updates; Newly Elected Lawmaker Named Vice Chair of Public Health Committee; CHA Provides Testimony on Hospital-Related Bills; ;  more...
03/02/2017 Senate Remains Evenly Split After Special Elections; State’s Opioid Crisis Worsens as Deaths Jump 25 Percent; CHA Testifies Against Cuts to DMHAS Budget; CHA Provides Testimony on Legislative Proposals; 15th Annual Patient Safety Summit: Challenges and Opportunities in Healthcare; Education Updates; ;  more...
02/23/2017 Special Elections Next Week: Evenly Split State Senate at Risk; Hospitals Testify at Budget Hearing; Collaborations of Care Partners Participate in Legislative Forums ; 15th Annual Patient Safety Summit: Challenges and Opportunities in Healthcare; Education Updates; CHA Annual Meeting Awards - Call for Nominations ; CHA Provides Testimony on Legislative Proposals; ;  more...
02/16/2017 Special Election Candidate Profile: 32nd Senate District; Senate Majority Leader Bob Duff Meets with Collaborations of Care Partners; CHA Launches Campaign Opposing Taxes on Hospitals; CHA Provides Testimony on Hospital-Related Bills; 15th Annual Patient Safety Summit: Challenges and Opportunities in Healthcare; Education Updates; Flu Cases Continue to Increase in Connecticut and Across U.S.; ;  more...
02/09/2017 Governor Malloy Announces State Budget Proposal; Special Election Candidate Profile: 2nd Senate District; Every Woman Symposium Focuses On Improving Birth Outcomes; Collaborations of Care Partners Meet with Connecticut Delegation to Share Concerns; Education Updates; CHA Provides Testimony on Hospital-Related Bills; ;  more...
02/02/2017 House Republican Leader Meets With Collaborations of Care Partners; Special Elections Candidate Profile: 115th House District; Hospital Associations Outline Priorities for ACA Repeal; Governor Malloy Announces Legislative Initiatives Addressing Opioid Addiction; Education Updates; AHA Study Finds Hospital Mergers Reduce Costs; Connecticut Monitoring Babies for Zika-Related Birth Defects; ;  more...
01/26/2017 Timothy McClung, MS, MPH, Joins CHA as Director, Quality Informatics; CHA Annual Meeting Awards - Call for Nominations; Education Updates; Hebrew HealthCare Sells Skilled Nursing Facility; State Reporting a $23.3 Million Surplus; Lawmakers Scheduled to Vote on State Pension Changes; ;  more...
01/19/2017 Certificate of Need Taskforce Sends Recommendations to Governor; Connecticut's Congressional Delegation Opposes ACA Repeal; Flu Cases Increasing in Connecticut and Across the U.S.; Education Updates; AHA Annual Meeting Provides Opportunity to Advocate for Connecticut Hospitals; Bridgeport Hospital School of Nursing to Close; Candidates Preparing for Special Elections; ;  more...
01/12/2017 Legislative Committee Assignments Announced; Improving the Health of Communities Through Healthy Foods; Education Updates; Governor Nominates Ted Doolittle as Connecticut Healthcare Advocate; New Study Finds Connecticut Would Lose Jobs Under ACA Repeal; Save the Date: CHA's 99th Annual Meeting; ;  more...
01/05/2017 Senator Murphy Celebrates Legislative Victory at Middlesex Hospital ; Legislative Session Opens With Pledges of Bipartisan Cooperation; Gina Burrows, APRN, Joins CHA as Director, Population Health; Education Updates; Influenza Cases Rising Across Connecticut; Bruce Cummings, President and Chief Executive Officer, L+M Healthcare, to Retire in 2017; Three State Legislators Not Seated; ;  more...