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Cancer care network adds CT division

John Stearns |

Six Connecticut-based cancer specialists have joined Hackensack, N.J.-based Regional Cancer Care Associates (RCCA), a national physician-owned and –operated oncology network, RCCA announced...

Report: 2016 brought new highs in healthcare M&A activity

John Stearns |

A record 1,536 deals were reported in the healthcare sector last year, according to data shared this week by, published by Norwalk-based Irving Levin Associates.

Study: CT smokers take financial hit

John Stearns |

Smokers in Connecticut will pay one of the highest tolls in the country for smoking, according to a report this week by personal finance website WalletHub.

St. Francis uses new procedure to clear ear tube

John Stearns |

St. Francis Hospital and Medical Center has used a new procedure aimed at relieving muffled hearing, fullness of the ear, pain in the ear, inability to equilibrate middle ear (ME) pressure, tinnitus,...

Lembo pushes Medicare Advantage change

John Stearns |

Connecticut is preparing Friday to issue a request for proposal (RFP) that could potentially save the state “tens of millions” on retiree health costs by implementing a Medicare Advantage...

Plainville med-office bldg. sold at $30.25M

Gregory Seay |

Connecticut builder-property manager Tomasso Group has sold the 72,022-square-foot Medical Arts Center at The Hartford Healthcare Cancer Institute for $30.25 million, brokers say.

ConnectiCare CEO Wise to depart

Matt Pilon |

Michael Wise, CEO of Farmington-based health insurer ConnectiCare, is leaving his job at the end of the month, the company announced Thursday evening.

Meriden vaccine maker progresses with Zika vaccine

Patricia Daddona |

The Meriden-based maker of the Flublok influenza vaccine announced Thursday its lead Zika vaccine candidate performed well in pre-clinical studies.

Mobile app guides patients, visitors through new Stamford Hospital

John Stearns |

Stamford Health said Tuesday that its Stamford Health Find My Way application, which helps patients and visitors navigate to the new Stamford Hospital, has been downloaded nearly than 1,500 times.

How can states tackle rising medication prices?

Arielle Levin Becker | Connecticut Mirror |

States have a range of options when it comes to tackling rising prescription drug prices, an expert told Connecticut policymakers Tuesday.

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