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Bloomfield-Based Cigna Rejects Anthem Takeover Bid

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) _ Health insurer Cigna has rejected a $47 billion offer to be acquired by its larger rival, Anthem. Cigna’s board says the proposal is inadequate and not in the interests of its […]


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Health Care Providers In Talks

NEW LONDON, Conn. (AP) _ Lawrence + Memorial Healthcare and Yale-New Haven Health System are discussing an affiliation that would bring L+M into the network of the larger institution that extends from Greenwich to Old […]


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CCMC President, CEO Retiring

The President and CEO of Connecticut Children’s Medical Center is retiring.


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Mental Health Advocates Raise Concerns Over Governor’s Budget

By SUSAN HAIGH  Associated Press      HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s proposal to cut money from a state grant program to community mental health and substance abuse providers is prompting an […]


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Drug-Resistant Bacteria Linked To Hospital Equipment

Hartford Hospital officials say they’ve seen an increase in the number of cultures of a drug-resistant bacteria, and have determined it may be related to their use of the same piece of equipment recently linked to two deaths at a California hospital.