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“We’re in much better condition now than we were in the spring," says Stamford Heath President and CEO Kathleen Silard.
“Now is not a time to panic, but a time to double down on our testing and prevention efforts and remain vigilant,” Mayor Harry Rilling said.
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.
Of the eight hospitals that did not realize a gain in operating revenue, only one was in Fairfield County: Norwalk Hospital.
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.
Carius served on the ABMS board of directors from 2013 to 2018.
An error in the dosage of a chemotherapy drug means that McCurdy “will now die from cancer instead of being cured," according to the lawsuit.
Plasma that is not used to immediately treat Nuvance patients will be stored for future usage.
“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."
Twenty-four of the state's 28 hospitals finished 2018 in the black, realizing a 5.92% profit margin, down from 2017’s 7.05%.
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%.
Another Nuvance Health hospital, Vassar Brothers Medical Center in Poughkeepsie, is also a primary clinical research site for NRG Oncology.
The system’s seven hospitals and 2,600 doctors serve an area that encompasses about 1.5 million residents.
“Time lost is brain lost,” according to the American Stroke Association, and with good reason.