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Danbury Hospital participating in trial for Covid vaccine newly approved by...

This morning, U.K. regulators approved the use of the Oxford/AstraZeneca vaccine, which is less expensive than the Pfizer/BioNTech and Moderna vaccines already being distributed.

Second Covid wave is here, but CT hospitals say they’re ready

“We’re in much better condition now than we were in the spring," says Stamford Heath President and CEO Kathleen Silard.

Danbury, Norwalk hospitals open new clinical trials for people with advanced-stage...

Danbury’s clinical trial is for patients with advanced metastatic non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC), while Norwalk’s is for patients with certain types of solid tumors, such as advanced colorectal cancer.

Most CT hospitals finish fiscal ’19 in the black – but...

Of the eight hospitals that did not realize a gain in operating revenue, only one was in Fairfield County: Norwalk Hospital.

Fairfield, Westchester hospitals to get $169.2M from Health and Human Services

Collectively, Connecticut hospitals have been estimated to lose $1.5 billion this year as a result of the coronavirus, while those in New York State are estimated to lose as much as $13.3 billion.

Nuvance Health relaxes some visitation policies

Patients can have one approved visitor during their hospital stay; daily visits are limited to two hours.

Leadership in a time of crisis: Danbury Mayor Mark Boughton

“Be confident, be calm, and be compassionate – ‘the three C’s'," Boughton says. "You want people to know that you are somebody thy can turn to when there’s a crisis facing the community."

Nuvance Health launches three plasma donation centers

Plasma that is not used to immediately treat Nuvance patients will be stored for future usage.

Exclusive: Leadership in a time of crisis: Dr. John Murphy

“There should be a sense of humility at the heart of every leader during a time like this," the president and CEO of Nuvance Health says. "We’re made smarter by listening to the people around us."

CT Dept. of Correction is mass producing face masks to address...

Gov. Ned Lamont has also signed an executive order further restricting retail operations and requiring firearm transactions to be conducted by appointment only.

COVID-19 update: 96 positive cases; Congress to consider $1 trillion spending...

The $1 trillion spending proposal from the White House would include $500 billion in direct payments to Americans. Indications are that that bill will be introduced early next week.

Connecticut’s first presumptive positive COVID-19 case involves Wilton resident

The patient is believed to have contracted the coronavirus during a trip to California.

Sherman resident back on the slopes after surgery for rare spinal...

The patient was suffering from a spinal dural arteriovenous fistula (SDAVF), an abnormal connection between an artery and a vein located near the covering of the spinal cord, which affects just one in 200,000 people.

Stamford Hospital only county acute care facility to avoid readmissions penalty

Twenty-six of 29 Connecticut hospitals received penalties, while on a national level, 83% of hospitals evaluated by the program were penalized by an average of 0.7%.

Danbury, Norwalk Hospitals named primary clinical research sites by NRG Oncology

Another Nuvance Health hospital, Vassar Brothers Medical Center in Poughkeepsie, is also a primary clinical research site for NRG Oncology.