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W. Hfd. malpractice broker sold

A New York City insurance brokerage bought West Hartford’s Healthcare Risk Specialists, establishing its first Connecticut outpost.

UConn, Jackson Lab to create $7.7M single-cell genomics center

The University of Connecticut, including UConn Health, and The Jackson Laboratory for Genomic Medicine (JAX) have signed an agreement to launch a joint Single Cell Genomics Center in Farmington.

Greater Hartford’s most concentrated profession

Compared to other metro areas across the country, Greater Hartford’s most concentrated profession may come as no surprise.

Connecticut health centers land $1M in Obamacare funding

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services on Tuesday announced slightly more than $1 million in Affordable Care Act funding for 12 health centers in Connecticut for providing high quality,...

Lembo: CT saving $2M a month on compounded meds

Comptroller Kevin Lembo said he has put restrictions in place on the state’s employee and retiree health plan that will save nearly $2 million a month on compounded drugs.

Opternative cofounder settles suit

As if optometrists' attitudes toward Opternative weren't skeptical enough, company co-founder Steven Lee, a licensed optometrist, may have made things worse.

New telemedicine technology aims to disrupt eye exam business

Matt Pilon |

Some experts believe technology will continue to displace workers, particularly those in lower-skilled jobs, but one professional group that has unexpectedly found itself in the automation crosshairs...

Wheeler Clinic to handle crisis services at Bristol ER

Plainville community health center Wheeler Clinic said it has signed an agreement with Bristol Hospital to provide emergency behavioral health crisis services.

Middletown’s CHC to train fellow U.S. health centers

Using $1 million in clinical workforce development funding from the federal government, Middletown’s Community Health Center Inc. said it will help more than 1,000 health centers implement...

St. Francis among 11 chosen to participate in national study on pressure ulcers

St. Francis Hospital and Medical Center has been chosen by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) to participate in a two-year national study on ways to prevent pressure ulcers, the...

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