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Legislature Approves Hospital Sales Oversight Measure

The Connecticut Senate unanimously passed legislation that brings more oversight of hospital sales and adds consumer protections such as notices of costs for nonemergency services.

06/01/2015

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CCMC President, CEO Retiring

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

04/24/2015

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Connecticut Bill Seeks More Support For Patient Caregivers

People caring for a patient just released from the hospital would receive information and training under a bill being considered by lawmakers in Connecticut, the latest in a string of states considering such legislation to help reduce the number of costly readmissions.

02/10/2015

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Study: Hospice Patients Less Likely To Die In Hospitals

People who enroll in hospice care are five times less likely to die in hospitals and nursing homes than people who do not choose hospice, according to a new study by local researchers.

11/26/2014

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“Safe Haven” Infant Left At Hospital E-R

A newborn girl will be placed for adoption after being left at Saint Francis Hospital under what’s known as the “Safe Haven” law.

09/17/2014

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“Topping Off” Ceremony For Health Center Hospital

he final steel beams have been put into place for the new hospital tower at UConn Health as work continues on the nearly-billion-dollar Bioscience Connecticut project.

09/08/2014

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Woman Gives Birth In Family’s Driveway

A New Hampshire couple was on the way to the hospital to have a baby but the baby did not want to make it that far.

08/10/2014

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Aaron Hernandez Taken From Jail For A Hospital Visit

Former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez was briefly taken from a jail to a hospital this weekend for an undisclosed problem.

06/22/2014

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Is Your Handshake As Dangerous As Smoking?

A commentary in the Journal Of The American Medical Association says it’s time to say goodbye to the handshake greeting in a health care setting.

05/22/2014

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AG Report Backs Calls for More Transparency From Hospitals

Proposals would address “facility fees” and hospital-acquired physician practices.

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