Hartford Business Journal | Health Care & Insurance http://www.HartfordBusiness.com/ Get the latest news about Health Care & Insurance en-us <![CDATA[CT health insurers stocks slide on Medicare-for-All fears]]> 2019-04-18T06:00:00
Washington - While critics say it will never become law, investo
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<![CDATA[Report: Hospital inpatient, ER visits down sharply]]> 2019-04-17T14:57:23
A new report from state health officials says hospitals are continuing
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<![CDATA[State reviewing nursing home strike contingency plans]]> 2019-04-17T06:00:00
State health officials have begun their own preparations in advance of
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<![CDATA[Nursing home workers set May 1 strike deadline]]> 2019-04-16T06:00:00
Unionized workers are ramping up pressure on lawmakers and Gov. Ned La
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<![CDATA[Healthcare innovator Jack Reed tees up ProHealth Physicians' next growth phase]]> 2019-04-15T06:00:00
For 22 years, Jack Reed has shepherded one of the state's largest doct
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<![CDATA[Key lessons from the digital-health revolution]]> 2019-04-15T06:00:00
The promise of the digital-health revolution is tantalizing: A multitu
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<![CDATA[Physician recruitment, surgery uptick spur MidState Medical Center's growth]]> 2019-04-15T06:00:00
MidState Medical Center in Meriden wants to expand its operating-room
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<![CDATA[Heart-procedure results boost Hartford Hospital]]> 2019-04-15T06:00:00
A relatively new heart-valve replacement procedure could become more c
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<![CDATA[Blumenthal backs Sanders 'Medicare for All' plan; Murphy does not]]> 2019-04-11T11:46:21
Sens. Richard Blumenthal and Chris Murphy split on Wednesday over Sen.
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<![CDATA[As drug-resistant fungus spreads in nearby states, CT reports no new cases]]> 2019-04-10T14:05:05
As concerns have heightened at hospitals and other healthcare faciliti
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<![CDATA[Farmington's Diameter Health raises $9.6M]]> 2019-04-09T11:31:25
Farmington medical-technology firm Diameter Health says it raised $9.6
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<![CDATA[Judge seeking arguments to already approved CVS-Aetna merger]]> 2019-04-08T09:46:27
A federal judge wants to hear from those opposing the Justice Departme
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<![CDATA[Hedging against risk]]> 2019-04-08T06:00:00
With headwinds blowing, Gaylord Specialty Healthcare and Hospital for
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<![CDATA[With their costs under fire, long-term care hospitals push back, pivot]]> 2019-04-08T06:00:00
Connecticut's two long-term acute-care hospitals are bigger and health
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<![CDATA[Latest Hartford accelerator startups aim to transform insurance industry]]> 2019-04-08T06:00:00
A new batch of global technology startups is in Hartford aiming to tra
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<![CDATA[$2.2M startup cost for 'public option' health plan]]> 2019-04-05T11:39:50
An effort to provide lower-cost health insurance options to small busi
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<![CDATA[DCP: CT opioid prescriptions fall 9.3% in '18]]> 2019-04-05T08:22:35
Opioid prescriptions in Connecticut continued to fall in 2018, decreas
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<![CDATA[CT sets May scholarship-aid deadline]]> 2019-04-04T11:47:59
Connecticut's quasi-public financier for pupils pursuing a secon
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<![CDATA[Yale, Trinity Health to expand clinical partnership]]> 2019-04-03T14:55:51
Yale New Haven Health is further growing its reach into central and no
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<![CDATA[Physical therapy practice adds W. Hartford location]]> 2019-04-03T14:54:13
A physical therapy practice with almost two dozen Connecticut location
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