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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.

A ‘buzz’ of excitement over its future as White Plains Hospital...

After a $60 million expansion of its cancer care center in 2016 and a $17.5 million renovation last fall, the hospital expects to make a major facilities announcement later this year.

HealthlinkNY creates mental health toolkit for workplace wellness

The 55-page document offers ideas, tools and materials that companies can use to ensure their employees’ mental wellness.

Managing rising health care costs: Help for employers

A recent KeyBank survey of middle-market companies, with $20 million to $4 billion in revenues, asked responders to identify expenses which, if changed, would have the biggest impact on their businesses. Fifty percent identified employee health care costs as number one.

Greenwich Hospital Auxiliary volunteers draw New Yorkers to their ranks

“Over 25 percent of our volunteers come from New York,” added Stacey Green, director of volunteer services at the hospital, who noted slightly more than half of Greenwich Hospital’s patients come from New York.

Xerox joins Innovation Lab in health care technology partnership

The companies said they will collaborate on exploring medical technology, engineering and robotics solutions to improve the quality of health care.

Assisted living services shows appreciation

Assisted Living Services Inc. (ALS) recently hosted its 21st anniversary celebration, the “Networking and Shoreline Resources Tour and Wine Tasting."