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Q&A with Dr. Rina Garcia of Iora Primary Care

John Stearns |

Few people locally outside Hartford HealthCare (HHC) may know about Iora Health, which provided care for HHC employees and their families from 2015 to Aug. 2017, but now serves the broader public,...

Wallingford drugmaker laying off 107 more workers

Patricia Daddona |

As drugmaker Bristol-Myers Squibb (BMS) winds down operations in Wallingford by the end of the year, the company has informed the state that it will layoff 107 workers by April 3.

USJ partners with Sacred Heart to offer pharmacy doctoral program

Patricia Daddona |

The University of St. Joseph School of Pharmacy in Hartford is teaming up with Sacred Heart University in Fairfield to offer a new bachelor's and doctor of pharmacy program that can be completed in...

Griffin to break ground on Oxford medical building

John Stearns |

The developer of an Oxford mixed-use development says it will break ground Friday on construction for a medical office building to be anchored by Griffin Health, parent of Derby-based Griffin...

Call-wait times for medical transport better but complaints persist


After having experienced some hours-long wait times, Medicaid patients haven't had to wait longer than 15 minutes for someone to pick up the phone when calling about medical transportation in the...

CT Children’s doc appointed to federal tick-borne disease group

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has appointed Dr. Juan C. Salazar, Connecticut Children’s Medical Center’s physician-in-chief, to its Tick-Borne Disease Working...

CT Children's lands 7-figure gift for inflammatory bowel disease work

John Stearns |

The Center for Digestive Diseases at Connecticut Children's Medical Center said it's received a seven-figure gift that will allow it to expand its research and clinical treatment efforts of pediatric...

Farmington biotech lands $1.1M equity investment

John Stearns |

Farmington-based startup Shoreline Biome said it has secured $1.1 million in equity funding from Connecticut Innovations and other investors to continue developing its kits and other technology that...

WCHN exploring partnership with NY health network

John Stearns |

Western Connecticut Health Network (WCHN) and a large New York healthcare network say they're in talks to develop new clinical programs and services together.

Windham Hospital getting $3.8M annual boost from federal program's renewal

John Stearns |

Congressional approval of an extension for the federal Medicare Dependent Hospital Program (MDH) last week will result in about $3.8 million more in annual reimbursements for Windham Hospital, the...

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