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Love of sports drives Bessette's corporate, civic success

Noelle Talmon Special to the Hartford Business Journal |

Andy Bessette's love of athletics has ultimately led to his nearly four-decade career at The Travelers Cos. and the insurer's title sponsorship of the professional golf tournament, the Traveler's...

Lembo: Drug price gouging bill must go further

Patricia Daddona |

Comptroller Kevin Lembo, who is pursuing a 2018 run for governor, is urging legislators to beef up a prescription drug price-gouging bill that passed the Senate this week.

In merger aftermath, Cigna stock giveaway aims to reward employees

Patricia Daddona |

Bloomfield-based Cigna is giving a stock award and two new benefits to workers to reinforce employee commitment to the company following the disruptive environment created by the insurer's now-failed...

Bristol Hospital offers glimpse of proposed ambulatory center

Matt Pilon |

A centrally located plot of land in downtown Bristol that has been vacant since a former mall was demolished there nearly a decade ago could look much different by 2019.

Not even the White House knows how much it's cutting Medicaid


Just how much does the Trump administration want to cut Medicaid? No one -- including the White House -- is really sure.

Healthcare union ad protests ongoing state layoffs


The state's largest healthcare workers' union launched a new online ad Monday to protest the latest layoffs ordered by Gov. Dannel P. Malloy.

West Hartford's SCIO Health Analytics' $68.3M in revenue earns it top 100 ranking

John Stearns |

West Hartford-based SCIO Health Analytics posted $68.3 million in revenue last year, placing it for the first time among the top 100 vendors with the highest revenues derived from healthcare IT...

CT in $33M multistate settlement on over-the-counter drug quality

John Stearns |

Connecticut has joined with 41 other states and the District of Columbia in a $33 million settlement with Johnson & Johnson and Johnson & Johnson Consumer Inc. to resolve allegations the companies...

Lembo urges public healthcare option in CT

Patricia Daddona | 1

Connecticut Comptroller Kevin Lembo is calling for an expansion of the federal Medicare program providing health care for seniors and a state effort to create a public option.

NJ pharma execs to cooperate with CT, other states in generic-drug probe

Patricia Daddona |

Two former executives of New Jersey-based Heritage Pharmaceuticals Inc. have agreed to cooperate with Connecticut and 40 other states and territories that are investigating alleged anticompetitive...

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