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Two medical marijuana conditions proposed for relabeling

Patricia Daddona |

The Connecticut Board of Physicians has replaced two conditions recommended for medical marijuana treatment with broader labels, a step that requires legislative approval.

Budget cuts may erode gains in school mental health services


Since the horrific shooting of children and faculty at Sandy Hook Elementary School in December 2012, Connecticut has made significant investments in school mental health services and specifically in...

Alexion gets new U.S. patents for Soliris

John Stearns |

New Haven-based Alexion Pharmaceuticals Inc. has received three new U.S. patents involving the composition and pharmaceutical formulations of its key rare blood-disorder drug, Soliris, and methods of...

16 CT health centers net $1.8M to improve care quality

John Stearns |

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services announced that nearly $105 million has been awarded to 1,333 health centers nationally -- including 16 in Connecticut that will share $1.8 million --...

Norwalk homecare company acquired by NJ firm

John Stearns |

A New Jersey-based home healthcare company, CareFinders Total Care LLC, has acquired Norwalk's Sovereign Home Health of Connecticut LLC, which provides personal care and companion services to about...

Rebranded Hebrew Senior Care emerges from bankruptcy

Gregory Seay |

West Hartford's Hebrew HealthCare has emerged from bankruptcy with a revamped business model, balance sheet and a new name -- Hebrew Senior Care Specialized Health & Living Services.

Prospect names new Waterbury Hospital CEO

John Stearns |

For-profit hospital operator Prospect Medical Holdings on Wednesday named Peter Adamo president and CEO of Waterbury Hospital and the Greater Waterbury Health Network, effective Aug. 18.

CCMC gets $1M HIV/AIDS grant

Matt Pilon |

Connecticut Children's Medical Center said it has received a three-year $1 million grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to help expand medical care for HIV-infected...

Med transport provider partners with Lyft

John Stearns |

Trumbull-based Coordinated Transportation Solutions (CTS) said it's forged an agreement with ride-sharing company Lyft to provide lower-cost rides for some of CTS' customer base.

CT docs, Anthem update value-based contract

John Stearns |

Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in Connecticut and Community Medical Group (CMG), an independent practice association of more than 950 physicians based in New Haven, said they have updated and...

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