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Public option health insurance bills clear committee

JENNA CARLESSO | CT Mirror |

Legislation that would extend state health benefits to small businesses, nonprofits and individuals cleared a key hurdle Tuesday, winning a favorable vote from the Insurance and Real Estate Committee.

Hartford HealthCare to add Norwich hospice provider to homecare business

Matt Pilon |

Hartford HealthCare (HHC) said it's reached an affiliation agreement to add a Norwich hospice provider to its homecare business.

Family members plead for passage of aid-in-dying bill

JENNA CARLESSO | CT Mirror |

In the last year of his life, Dan Pesin begged for a lethal dose of medication to end the pain that had gripped him since his colon cancer began spreading throughout his body.

HHC's Church 'connects dots' between workforce engagement, customer experience

Patricia Daddona Special to the Hartford Business Journal |

Hartford HealthCare Executive Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer Tracy Church has streamlined complicated human-resource systems used to attract and retain workers in order to keep those...

Women's Health President Bernstein helps doctors keep focus on patients

Patricia Daddona Special to the Hartford Business Journal |

Last April, Nancy Bernstein, president and chief operating officer of Avon-based Women's Health USA, led the company to complete a partnership with Women's Health Texas, and the association is...

This Ala. city mirrors Hartford's redevelopment ambitions

Gregory Seay |

Hartford isn't the only U.S. city that has bet big on a minor-league baseball stadium to spur redevelopment.

Gaylord Healthcare tests AI for scheduling, care insights

Matt Pilon |

Gaylord Specialty Healthcare is stepping into new territory, exploring machine learning, artificial intelligence and automation software in the hopes of finding new efficiencies and even identifying...

Amid hospital-tax debate, frustrated CEO defends his and other healthcare executives' pay

Matt Pilon |

It's not often you'll find well-paid executives comfortable talking about how much they make. Bristol Hospital CEO Kurt Barwis, who's earned upwards of $1 million in annual wages and benefits in...

Vincent Capece Jr. | President and CEO, Middlesex Health

Sean Teehan |

Amid a push across the state and much of the country, Middlesex Health last month raised the wages of its lowest-paid workers to $15 per hour.

Committee advances health insurance 'public option' bill

Matt Pilon |

Connecticut small businesses would be able to join the state's health insurance plan, under a piece of legislation that just received a favorable committee vote.

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