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Aetna taps Wisdom as Kansas Medicaid CEO

Joe Cooper |

Hartford health insurer Aetna on Wednesday named Keith Wisdom as chief executive overseeing its new Medicaid health plan in Kansas.

The path to economic growth in CT

R. Michael Goman |

We've recently seen the work of something called the Commission on Fiscal Stability and Economic Growth, a taskforce consisting of 14 CEOs who worked on identifying and coming up with solutions to...

St. Francis to break ground on $26.5M orthopedic surgery center in Hartford

Joe Cooper |

St. Francis Hospital and Medical Center and an orthopedic surgeon group said they will break ground Friday afternoon on a $26.5 million, 33,000-square-foot orthopedic and pain ambulatory surgery...

Trinity unites doc groups under one name

Matt Pilon |

With three Connecticut hospitals and one in Massachusetts under its umbrella, Trinity Health Of New England said all of its employed provider practices are now using the same name.

Cigna launches $250M venture fund

Joe Cooper |

Bloomfield health insurer Cigna announced Wednesday it has committed $250 million to a corporate venture fund meant to spur healthcare startup growth.

CT sues over $11M drug-billing fraud

Gregory Seay |

Connecticut is suing a Florida compounding pharmacy and at least 13 current or former state workers who participated in a pharmacy-benefit billing kickback scheme that state prosecutors claim cost...

Hartford HealthCare pursues multiple strategies to find, retain robust workforce pool

Matt Pilon |

Find out how the region's two largest employers -- Hartford HealthCare and Pratt & Whitney -- are recruiting their next-generation workforces.

Rosow steers Farmington medtech startup Diameter Health into growth mode

Sean Teehan |

Eric Rosow has already started and sold one digital startup. Now he's building up another medical-technology company that is outgrowing its Farmington space.

CT to launch health data exchange next year

Joe Cooper |

After several failed attempts, Connecticut will establish its first statewide network for sharing patients' health data between hospitals and doctors with help from a $12.2 million federal grant, the...

DOL: CT's 10-yr jobs outlook behind U.S. average

Joe Cooper |

Connecticut's workforce is expected to increase at a slower pace compared to the rest of the nation between 2016 to 2026, a new report says.

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