News Headlines

After GOP Bill’s Failure, Health-Law Lawsuit Takes Center Stage
Wall Street Journal - Monday, March 27, 2017


Mayor warms up to hospital tax proposal
Yale Daily News - Tuesday, March 28, 2017


Jacqueline Smith: The smackdown for governor
Stamford Advocate - Monday, March 27, 2017


State Board Disciplines Eight Nurses
Connecticut Health I-Team - Monday, March 27, 2017


   
 

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Hospitals Testify Against Governor’s Certificate of Need Proposal

On March 20, leaders from Connecticut’s hospitals gathered at the Legislative Office Building in Hartford to voice unified opposition to changes in the Certificate of Need (CON) process as outlined in SB 795, An Act Establishing The Office Of Health Strategy And Improving The Certificate Of Need Program.  SB 795 was filed as a result of the report released by the Governor’s Certificate of Need Task Force.

 

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Connecticut Asthma Initiative Takes Stock of Progress, Shares Stories

Since its inception in 2015, the Connecticut Asthma Initiative (CAI) has striven to accomplish some key goals, such as establishing hospital-community partnerships and implementing measures that would lead to a reduction in Emergency Department visits due to asthma.  On Monday, March 20, members of the broad-based group were heartened to hear that progress is being made in some key areas.

 

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Connecticut Hospitals Invest $1.6 billion in Community Benefit Initiatives

Connecticut hospitals play a unique and critically important role in their communities – a role that continues to grow.  In 2015, Connecticut hospitals provided more than 12.3 million services to individuals and families at a cost to them of $1.6 billion — that’s 14.9 percent of total hospital revenue, according to the Connecticut Hospital Association’s 2017 Community Benefit Report, released today. 

 

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