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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."

Markman joins Westmed

Lisa Markman of Riverdale, a board-certified endocrinologist, has joined Westmed Medical Group’s New Rochelle office.

Tunney joins Nyack Hospital

Kathy Lunney was appointed as vice president of patient care services and chief nursing officer.

St. Vincent’s to offer mobile clinic mammograms

St. Vincent’s Medical Center's Breast Health Center is offering free and low-cost digital mammography screenings via its mobile clinic at several locations over the...

Sacred Heart University agrees to take over St. Vincent’s College

Officials at St. Vincent’s College in Bridgeport and Sacred Heart University in Fairfield have approved a management agreement that will make the 763-student Roman...

Insuring patient safety: a ‘workplace of accountability’

The reality of being human, however, is that we all make mistakes. It is not a matter of how smart or how caring we are. It is a matter of simply being human.

Western Connecticut Medical Group rolls out telehealth service

New services connect patients with health care providers when medical offices are closed.

Cuomo requires NY insurers to cover contraception, with or without Obamacare

New York will strengthen regulations that require commercial insurers to cover access to contraception and medically necessary abortions, even if Obamacare were to be...

U.S. News grades 12 nursing homes in Fairfield County among best...

Fifty-two facilities were judged to be the state's finest for quality of care.

Universal American to be acquired by WellCare Health Plans

WellCare will pay about $600 million for shares of common stock in the White Plains-based health care benefits company.

Do hospital rating systems make the grade?

Government agencies and private groups give user-friendly reviews of hospitals a thumbs-up, but the institutions have their doubts.