Tag Archives: Hospitals

A Quiet, But Important Step for Consumers – Legislation in Action

By Rosana Garcia With little fanfare, an important report was released from the state: Cost & Market Impact Review of the Hartford HealthCare’s Proposed Affiliation with the Charlotte Hungerford Hospital. That’s quite a mouthful, but what it really means is … Continue reading

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Let’s Modernize How We Manage Our Health Care System

By Rosana Garcia Last week, we discussed why Connecticut should create an Office of Health Strategy, which is part of Senate Bill 795. But there is a second, and just as important, part of that bill – modernizing how we … 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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Trumpcare: “If You Break It, You Own It.”

By Jill Zorn Last week Republicans headed to a meeting in Philadelphia, aiming to reach agreement on a plan to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act (ACA), but it seems they left Philadelphia without any clear consensus on how … 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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