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New joint venture aimed at Connecticut Medicare recipients

CarePartners of Connecticut Inc. has been created by a collaboration between Hartford HealthCare and Tufts Health Plan of Watertown, Massachusetts.

U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy: GOP health care bill is ‘garbage’

U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy of Connecticut launched a harsh attack against the ongoing efforts by Senate Republicans to replace the Affordable Care Act.

Maplewood Senior Living has designs on Manhattan

Also in Maplewood’s future is its first New York City project on Manhattan’s Upper East Side at Second Avenue and 93rd Street.

Malloy: GOP health care bill could cost Conn. $2.9B

The GOP health care bill would also imperil the coverage of tens of thousands of Connecticut residents, the governor says.

Naturopaths seek a more even practice field in Connecticut

In her role as dean of the University of Bridgeport’s College of Naturopathic Medicine, Marcia Prenguber has witnessed a growing trend. Although her school...

Connecticut Healthcare Advocate claims $11.2M in 2016 savings

Connecticut’s Office of the Healthcare Advocate has issued a report detailing how it saved state residents $11.2 million during 2016. In its report, the agency stated...

IBM brings cognitive computing to eldercare facility study

Research will identify potential factors that affect 30-day hospital readmission rates in eldercare patients.

Americares to open free clinic in Stamford

New 2,200-square-foot replaces mobile clinic service.

New Canaan’s First Candle shines educational light on SIDS

CEO Alison Jacobson works to ensure babies reach their first birthdays and beyond.

Massage therapist extends reach to people’s funny bones

Bridgeport-based Lynn Mosher pursues proprietary massage therapy and stand-up comedy.

FCMA to honor doctors, supporters at annual meeting

Fairfield's physicians will be honored for their contributions to medical care.

Two health care startups join BioInc@NYMC

A therapeutic product research business and a telehealth services company are new tenants at the biotechnology incubator at New York Medical College.

Pfizer to buy Allergan for $160 billion

By relocating its headquarters to Ireland while keeping its global operational headquarters in New York, the deal was largely speculated to be a tax-cutting move by Pfizer.

Health Quest to acquire heart center

Health Quest acquires Hudson Valley Heart Center and plans to improve its cardiology services to the Hudson Valley region.

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