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Central CT hospitals dissolve urology joint venture

Matt Pilon |

A urology services joint venture owned by three major hospitals is dissolving, according to a recent filing with state regulators.

DPH: High school students' vape use at 14.7%

Joe Cooper |

More high school students are using electronic nicotine devices known as vapes than ever before, according to the state Department of Public Health (DPH).

Wheeler Clinic notches $4.3M in grants

Joe Cooper |

Wheeler Clinic says it recently won three federal grants worth over $4.3 million to support several healthcare initiatives at their locations in Hartford, New Britain and Plainville.

Health insurers test new employer wellness programs

Q&A talks with Jason Madrak, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care's regional vice president in Connecticut, about the insurer's newest employer wellness program.

Survey: CT residents burdened by healthcare costs, complexity; want reforms

Matt Pilon |

Connecticut residents across the political spectrum want state laws that require healthcare pricing transparency and make it easier to navigate the often complex system, according to a survey from...

Aetna CFO Guertin to step down; CVS board expanded

Joe Cooper |

CVS Health on Wednesday evening announced a major change to its C-suite team, just hours after the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) conditionally approved its proposed $69 billion acquisition of...

HBJ extends Health Care Heroes nominations


Hartford Business Journal has extended the nomination period for its annual Health Care Heroes awards to Monday, Oct. 15.

Orthopedics group building $30M surgery center in Rocky Hill

Joe Cooper |

Orthopedic Associates of Hartford (OAH), which operates surgical centers in Hartford, Glastonbury and Southington, has announced plans to replace its Rocky Hill surgery center with a new $30 million...

Can we do better? The state’s ongoing search for ways to treat drug addiction


After serving a three-year prison sentence and completing three years of probation, Bridgeport resident William Kelly found himself back in lockup in 2016 on another round of drug charges.

DOJ conditionally greenlights $69B CVS-Aetna deal

Joe Cooper |

The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) on Wednesday conditionally greenlit CVS Health's proposed $69 billion acquisition of Hartford health insurer Aetna, moving the deal to its final regulatory...

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