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Essex retirement community receives LEED gold

The Essex Meadows retirement community has received LEED gold certification from the U.S. Green Building Council for its various sustainable upgrades.

Travelers 3Q net up on premium, investment growth

Property casualty insurer Travelers, which has major Hartford operations, said its third-quarter profits jumped 6.3 percent thanks to higher written premiums and investment growth, and lower...

Preventable hospitalizations cost CT $1.3B

Connecticut hospitals are doing a better job reducing the number of preventable hospitalizations in their facilities, but the cost to treat patients who should be getting care outside the...

Growing Pains: Fledgling marijuana industry searches for its footing

Brad Kane | 1

The sign marking the location of Angelo DeFazio's Weston Street business in Hartford is roughly 1 square foot in size, displayed about 5 feet off the ground.

Study identifies CT's most concentrated profession

Connecticut houses the headquarters and operations of numerous insurance companies, so it may come as no surprise to hear that the state's most concentrated profession is closely related.

First Niagara launches private healthcare exchange

First Niagara Bank, which has an extensive Connecticut branch network, said it has launched a private health insurance exchange for Connecticut businesses.

UnitedHealth Group 3Q profits rise on premium revenue

The parent of United Healthcare, which has Hartford operations, said its third-quarter profits climbed $32 million, or 2 percent, largely due to higher premium revenue.

Voya retirement chief departs

Voya Financial, which has significant Windsor operations, said the CEO of its retirement and annuities division, Mary E. Beams, has left the company to pursue other opportunities.

CT hospitals briefed on Ebola, Enterovirus

Though there have been no confirmed cases of the Ebola virus in Connecticut, more than 120 healthcare providers met Tuesday in Wallingford to discuss how they can best detect the disease and conduct...

CT hospitals tie their wagons to big-name cancer centers

Matt Pilon |

Connecticut hospitals are increasingly forming partnerships with prestigious cancer centers to bring more experimental studies to their campuses, improve their care standards and market themselves.

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