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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

HBJ STAFF |

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

JULIA WERTH | CT MIRROR |

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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