Advocates say the research is clear: A hospital merger in which patients benefit the most is the exception, not the rule.
In Connecticut, as elsewhere across the country, the pandemic has exacerbated just how thin school-based social workers are stretched.
The bill includes initiatives to improve and expand mental health workforce development, services in schools, insurance coverage and more.
A group of residents filed a class-action lawsuit alleging that the network’s anti-competitive practices result in higher costs for patients.
Legislators have described the mental health crisis among children as one of the most crucial priorities this session.
While Connecticut has implemented a wide range of responses to opioid addiction, but more people are calling for a fundamental rethinking of how to address the condition.
Gov. Ned Lamont unveiled health care proposals aimed at increasing accessibility, promoting primary care and curbing the cost of medication.
The state’s largest health system by revenue said Thursday it had signed an agreement with PE-backed Prospect Medical Holdings to acquire its three CT hospitals.
New psychiatric beds and other services for children top a list of mental health investments in the $24.2 billion budget Gov. Ned Lamont unveiled Wednesday.
The ambitious agenda includes bills tackling the mental health crisis, prescription drug costs and aid in dying.
Since the start of the pandemic, the number of people dying in traffic crashes in Connecticut has surged and shows no signs of slowing.
Calls to shore up Connecticut’s health care workforce are getting louder as medical workers feel the continuing strain of the pandemic.
It is the nation’s most vaccinated state against covid, with nearly 80% of residents fully vaccinated — yet even super-vaxxed Vermont has not proved impenetrable.
Leaders on the Public Health Committee say they have marked the proposal “No. 1” in importance, and legislators say they’ll press for a vote.
The CT Senate GOP minority outlined a mental-health package at a news conference geared to politics as well as policy.