Tag Archives: Hospitals

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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Three CT Hospitals Get Greenlight To Go For-Profit 

By Rosana Garcia Connecticut now has three more for-profit hospitals, joining Sharon Hospital, for a total of four for-profit hospitals in the state. Waterbury, Rockville, Manchester Hospitals now for-profit Greater Waterbury Health Network, which includes Waterbury Hospital, joins Eastern Connecticut … Continue reading

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

By Stephanye R. Clarke While there were countless stories of people who had received great care at both Yale and L+M Hospitals, at the heart of the matter should be the following question: How will the potential joining of the … Continue reading

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Important Victory in Sale of Manchester and Rockville Hospitals  

By Rosana Garcia   Members of the Manchester and Rockville  community got a small win when it came to their non-profit hospitals being purchased by a for-profit company. On June 10, the Office of Health Care Access (OHCA) released their … Continue reading

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