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Nuvance Health relaxes some visitation policies

Patients can have one approved visitor during their hospital stay; daily visits are limited to two hours.

Bridgeport Hospital’s Dr. Michael L. Carius named chairman-elect of ABMS

Carius served on the ABMS board of directors from 2013 to 2018.

Former NCAA basketball star, radio exec Bob McCurdy files malpractice suit...

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.

Nuvance Health launches three plasma donation centers

Plasma that is not used to immediately treat Nuvance patients will be stored for future usage.

Exclusive: Leadership in a time of crisis: Dr. John Murphy

“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."

Bridgeport had highest profit margin of all hospitals in 2018

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%.

Stamford Hospital only county acute care facility to avoid readmissions penalty

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%.

Danbury, Norwalk Hospitals named primary clinical research sites by NRG Oncology

Another Nuvance Health hospital, Vassar Brothers Medical Center in Poughkeepsie, is also a primary clinical research site for NRG Oncology.

Nuvance Health unleashes branding campaign to publicize new identity

The system’s seven hospitals and 2,600 doctors serve an area that encompasses about 1.5 million residents.

Norwalk Hospital aims to cut treatment times with telestroke program

“Time lost is brain lost,” according to the American Stroke Association, and with good reason.

WCHN’s new cancer chief sees big opportunities in merged system

As a result of WCHN's merger with Health Quest, says Dr. Margo Shoup, “We will have more hospitals with a greater diversity of ideas, which will help us focus on best practices at each hospital,” which consists of Danbury, Norwalk, New Milford and Sharon hospitals in Connecticut and Northern Dutchess Hospital, Putnam Hospital Center and Vassar Brothers Medical Center in New York.

Carol and George Bauer donate $15M for Norwalk Hospital’s new patient...

The donation was made by longtime supporters and benefactors Carol and George Bauer of Wilton.

WCHN, Health Quest Systems merger approved; entity will be called Nuvance...

Pronounced “NEW-vance,” the new system will serve 1.5 million residents across New York’s Hudson Valley and western Connecticut and consist of more than 2,600 physicians and 12,000 employees. Projected annual revenues of the system are $2.4 billion.

Peter Cordeau named president of Norwalk Hospital

Cordeau had been CEO of Sharon Hospital since March 2016 and president of the same facility since August 2017.

CT health care industry sees reasons for optimism, says WCHN chief

“I do wish that society and our citizenry would recognize that for insurance to really work, all of us have to distribute the risk over a large population that includes healthy people, so that everyone can be covered," says Dr. John Murphy.