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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.
The donation was made by longtime supporters and benefactors Carol and George Bauer of Wilton.
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.
Among those criticizing aspects of the new governor's plan: Hospitals, accountants, and Republican lawmakers.
Nicastro will oversee the integrated surgical services at the three WCHN hospitals and all WCHN staff surgeons.
The liquid biopsy for ovarian and endometrial cancers has the potential of having the same effect that the pap test has had in lowering the incidences of cervical cancer, says Dr. John Martignetti.
“We are committed to upholding the ACA and the support it provides to the residents of our state,” said AHCT CEO James Michel.
“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.
“We’re fortunate in that the communities we serve like to be a part of us reaching our goals,” said Greenwich Hospital COO Diane Kelly.
The 250,000-square-foot facility is scheduled to open in 2021, pending city approval, according to the hospital.
“This isn’t just about Western Connecticut Health Network,” said Dr. Benjamin Greenblatt. “This is something that can benefit hospitals and patients everywhere.”
Patients from AFC’s nine Fairfield County urgent care locations will have improved access to primary and specialty care practices within WCMG.
Within the county, Stamford Hospital led with nearly $36.3 million in revenues.
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