John Stearns

Staff Writer

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St. Francis adds to electronic health records capabilities

Four major health systems, including St. Francis Hospital and Medical Center in Hartford, recently went live with Surescripts National Record Locator...

Holistic health center opens in Farmington

Healing practitioners are creating a holistic health center in Farmington with specialists that include naturopaths, energy healers, acupuncturists,...

Rate of CT workplace injuries, illnesses exceeds nation's

More than 36,000 nonfatal workplace injuries and illnesses were reported among Connecticut's private industry employers in 2015, resulting in an...

Fewer employers offer health insurance, fewer employees sign up

The percentage of employers offering health insurance fell to 45.7 percent in 2015, the latest data available, driven largely by more small employers...

CT collects 17 tons of unused prescription meds in 2016

The state of Connecticut collected 33,803 pounds of unused prescription medications at collection boxes last year, a sharp rise over 2015, Gov.

Western CT doc group launches telehealth services

The Western Connecticut Medical Group (WCMG) has launched a telehealth service for existing patients to access healthcare providers on nights and...

Greenwich nonprofit grants $2M to fight Lyme disease

Greenwich-based Global Lyme Alliance (GLA), a private nonprofit dedicated to curing Lyme disease through research and education, said it is awarding...

New Haven credit union gets OK to serve all CT healthcare employees

New Haven-based Healthcare Financial Federal Credit Union says it now can serve all healthcare professionals in Connecticut and their immediate...

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