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State allows L + M Hospital to join Yale New Haven system

This is a picture of Lawrence + Memorial Hospital in New London.

Over the objections of unions opposed to a further consolidation of the hospital industry, state health regulators Thursday approved an affiliation agreement that makes Yale New Haven Health Services Corporation the owner of the struggling Lawrence + Memorial Hospital in New London. The approval comes a day after Gov. Dannel P. Malloy modified an executive order imposing a moratorium on hospital consolidations. Continue Reading →

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State tentatively OKs hospital purchases in Manchester, Vernon

Manchester Memorial Hospital

The consolidation of the hospital industry progressed Wednesday as state regulators gave tentative approval to the $105 million purchase of Manchester Memorial and Rockville General hospitals by Prospect Medical Holdings, a for-profit hospital chain based in Los Angeles. Continue Reading →

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Waterbury says regulators endanger hospital deals

Waterbury Hospital

Waterbury’s mayor and the state’s hospital industry say that Connecticut regulators are jeopardizing plans by a national for-profit hospital chain to buy the city’s two struggling hospitals and others in Bristol, Manchester and Vernon. Continue Reading →

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