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Phil Boyle: Tackling the top employee health care challenges

About 150 million people in the U.S. – nearly half the population – receive their health care coverage through their employers, according to a...

Urgent care centers open with greater urgency

Urgent care centers have won acceptance in several Westchester and Fairfield communities and more will be on the way if the plans of operators such as the Westmed Medical Group come to fruition.

Valerie Koch: Staying competitive requires retaining and attracting key talent...

As the burden on business owners increases, employers seek meaningful, yet affordable, solutions. There are many great tools to attract and retain key employees.

White Plains Hospital reports that healthy communities are an economic engine

This Healthy Community Initiative is bringing together key stakeholders from White Plains to form a citywide collaborative focused on positively impacting health outcomes in our community.

NY Comptroller: Health care job growth double of state’s other professions

New York health care jobs exceeded 1.2 million in 2017, growing at a rate of more than 18 percent in the past decade, a report from Thomas P. DiNapoli found.

Gretchen Miller: Keybank poll reveals clients aren’t planning for long-term care

As people live longer, the retirement population grows and health care costs climb, long-term care is a critical component of family financial planning.

Connecticut expands medical marijuana program to cover 10 more conditions

There are currently over 27,000 patients benefiting from the state's program.

CareMount Medical latest provider to offer virtual visits to the doctor

Lewis Kohl, CareMount’s chief medical information officer, stressed that virtual visits are “just a part of patient care, certainly not a replacement for traditional care and face-to-face interaction.”

Connecticut receives $10M federal grant for substance abuse and mental health...

The grant is designed to help over 2,000 individuals in Bridgeport, Hartford and Waterbury.

James D. Schutzer: Why New York needs to rethink its single-payer...

The Empire State’s policymakers have the ability to enact changes that would have a deep and swift impact across the state and here in Westchester.

Greenwich Hospital plans $160M investment to expand regional clinical services

Arthur C. Martinez, chairman of Greenwich Hospital’s board of trustees, said the investment will ensure "we stay in the forefront of health care delivery."

Business exec Harry Arora takes aim at Jim Himes’ congressional seat

Political newcomer Harry Arora is seeking to become Connecticut's first Republican congressional representative in 10 years.

Sen. Murphy introduces ‘Medicare for everyone’ bill

Sen. Chris Murphy is offering the Choose Medicare Act, which allows anyone who is not eligible for Medicare or Medicaid the ability to enroll in Medicare as an individual or through an employer’s health care coverage.

Dr. Elaine Healy: Dialing back reliance on antipsychotics in ...

The fact is we have made tremendous strides in reducing the use of antipsychotic drugs in nursing homes across America.

U.S. Sens. Blumenthal and Murphy offer bill redefining short-duration health insurance...

U.S. Sens. Richard Blumenthal and Chris Murphy have introduced legislation designed to ensure that short-term limited duration health care coverage does not exclude people with pre-existing conditions.