An antitrust lawsuit against Hartford HealthCare comes as Connecticut explores what waning competition is doing to costs and care.
The lawsuit pits the giants in a legal battle that could reshape the delivery of health care in the region.
109 workers at Hartford HealthCare, 0.3% of its workforce, have left the organization after refusing to get vaccinated for COVID-19.
As vaccination rates have slowed, mass vaccination sites have closed while the state shifted its focus to smaller clinics.
The city’s efforts are a microcosm of what is happening across the country as officials struggle to vaccinate vulnerable residents.
Some of the mass vaccination sites were supposed to target more vulnerable populations, where the demographics are different.
Yale New Haven Health and Hartford HealthCare are among the first group of participants.
The hospital was cited for failing to properly log several cases of COVID-19 and for not providing “appropriate” face masks.
The state is trying to amass a 90-day stockpile of PPE in case Connecticut gets hit with another COVID-19 surge.
CDC says its study estimates that 5% of state residents have been infected with the coronavirus.
The state has received 582,000 unemployment applications since the pandemic began.
COVID-19 fatalities rose by 84 Wednesday, bringing the overall death toll to 3,125. A day earlier there were 33 deaths.
The number of people currently hospitalized with COVID-19 dropped by 23 Tuesday. A total of 3,041 people have now died.
Federal bailout money won’t be enough to make up for revenue that has vanished since the pandemic began.
The number of patients hospitalized with coronavirus jumped by three dozen people to a total of 1,500 on Tuesday.