There are currently 1,877 people hospitalized with the virus, a drop of 70 from yesterday. Another 125 people have died.
‘We’ll get through this.’ Head of Saint Francis Hospital talks about management in a time of crisis
From mobile care sites to hospital finances, John Rodis discusses what it’s like to run Saint Francis during a pandemic.
Himes: COVID-19 leaves Fairfield County ‘one step ahead of the tiger’
Himes has abandoned traditional duties to plead for hospital supplies and reach out in Spanish to his district’s hardest-hit residents.
The COVID-19 wave approaches. Connecticut searches for ventilators.
Connecticut will need 4,000 ventilators when COVID-19 peaks later this month. It currently has only 1,100.
FDA nominee Gottlieb says he’d challenge Trump on vaccines
WASHINGTON — Scott Gottlieb, a Westport doctor, calmly defused tough questions from Democrats during the confirmation hearing Wednesday on his nomination to head the Food and Drug Administration, promising to safeguard the agency’s rigorous review of drug and medical devices.
Westporter Gottlieb to face Senate scrutiny of his bid to head FDA
WASHINGTON – Sen. Chris Murphy will introduce Scott Gottlieb, a Westport resident and candidate to head the Food and Drug Administration, to fellow members of the Senate panel that’s key to his confirmation – but that won’t keep the nominee from having a bit of a rough ride among Democrats.
As health care changes, can independent hospitals survive?
As large hospital systems have grown in Connecticut, the state now has just seven hospitals that are not part of a bigger system or in talks to join one. Are the remaining independents holding out for the right suitor? Or do they see a path forward as independent hospitals at a time when more hospital leaders are taking the opposite view?