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Faith-based pregnancy center files federal lawsuit against city of Hartford

JENNA CARLESSO | CT Mirror |

A faith-based pregnancy center in Willimantic has asked a federal judge for an injunction against a controversial Hartford ordinance that requires the religious facilities to disclose whether their...

Wethersfield Stop & Shop receives threat amid ongoing strike

Joe Cooper |

The Stop & Shop in Wethersfield was empty early Friday morning after a threat was called into the store Thursday evening, police said.

CT health insurers stocks slide on Medicare-for-All fears

ANA RADELAT | CT Mirror |

Washington – While critics say it will never become law, investors are taking Sen. Bernie Sanders' Medicare-for-All proposal seriously, and health insurer stocks have slid steadily since the...

Report: Hospital inpatient, ER visits down sharply

Joe Cooper |

A new report from state health officials says hospitals are continuing to see declines in inpatient stays and emergency-room visits.

State reviewing nursing home strike contingency plans

KEITH M. PHANEUF | CT Mirror |

State health officials have begun their own preparations in advance of threatened strikes planned for May 1 at 20 Connecticut nursing homes.

Nursing home workers set May 1 strike deadline

JENNA CARLESSO and KEITH M. PHANEUF | CT Mirror |

Unionized workers are ramping up pressure on lawmakers and Gov. Ned Lamont to boost wages and address staffing shortages at nursing homes by threatening to walk off the job on May 1.

Healthcare innovator Jack Reed tees up ProHealth Physicians' next growth phase

Matt Pilon |

For 22 years, Jack Reed has shepherded one of the state's largest doctor groups — ProHealth Physicians — through the healthcare industry's twists and turns.

Key lessons from the digital-health revolution

Stephen Farrell |

The promise of the digital-health revolution is tantalizing: A multitude of connected devices providing personalized feedback to help people improve their health.

Physician recruitment, surgery uptick spur MidState Medical Center's growth

Gary Larkin Special to the Hartford Business Journal |

MidState Medical Center in Meriden wants to expand its operating-room capacity to accommodate a recent spike in patient surgeries and the addition of dozens of new surgeons.

Heart-procedure results boost Hartford Hospital

Matt Pilon |

A relatively new heart-valve replacement procedure could become more commonplace at Hartford Hospital, following promising results of a clinical study in which the care provider played a direct role.

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