In-depth journalism.
In your home state.
In your inbox.

Sign up for CT Mirror's free daily briefings.

Processing…
Success! You're on the list.
Posted inHealth, Politics

For-profit hospital deal gets done. Then, doubts behind the scenes

In crafting a last-minute compromise clearing the way for four Connecticut hospitals to be acquired by a for-profit company, lawmakers accomplished something many doubted would be possible. But for some legislators key to the deal, any sense of celebration was short-lived because of questions about whether a major player was backing out.

Posted inHealth, Politics

Democrats want more oversight on hospital ownership changes

The future of Bristol Hospital is as part of a large network, CEO Kurt Barwis believes. But that vision of the hospital’s future relies in part on the legislature: With the strong encouragement of organized labor, legislators will make expanding the regulatory oversight needed for changes in hospital ownership a top priority this year.