Category Archives: Stephanye Clarke

Maria Wreaks Havoc on Puerto Rico – American Lives Are at Stake

By Stephanye R. Clarke Maria, a category 5 hurricane with destruction on her mind, set her sights on Puerto Rico last week and plowed through with reckless abandon, crippling the already-struggling island; annihilating the power grid and communications; and obliterating … Continue reading

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After the Storms…

By Jill Zorn and Stephanye R. Clarke Texas highways and communities were completely submerged under water. The images from Hurricane Harvey will forever be seared into our memory—the same way many of us continue to be haunted by images of … Continue reading

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An Investment Opportunity

By Stephanye R. Clarke On September 8, 2016, the Office of Health Care Access (OHCA) rendered its final decision, allowing for the acquisition of L+M Hospital (L+M) by Yale New Haven Health System (YNHHS). As a member of one of … Continue reading

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Time Will Reveal: Will We Be Able to Live Our Healthiest Lives?

By Stephanye R. Clarke “To everything- turn, turn, turn; There is a season- turn, turn, turn…” -The Byrds To state the obvious, we are entering a new season and starting next month we will be glued to various news sources … Continue reading

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Yale New Haven Health/L+M Hospital decision has been rendered… and now the work begins

By Stephanye R. Clarke The state gave the green light for the proposed affiliation between Yale New Haven Health (Yale), Connecticut’s largest health care system and Lawrence + Memorial (L+M) earlier this month. As a reminder, back in February  of … Continue reading

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Still Waiting for Answers…

By Stephanye R. Clarke Stephanye Clarke is a long-time member of the New London community, as well as on staff at Universal Health Care Foundation of Connecticut. Lawrence & Memorial Hospital (L+M), our community hospital, serves ten cities/towns in the … Continue reading

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Yale New Haven Health/ L+M Hospital Certificate of Need Hearing, Part II

By Stephanye R. Clarke The burning question many of us had from the first hearing continued to loom over the second hearing: How will the potential joining of the two institutions impact local health outcomes, pricing and access to services? … Continue reading

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