Updates on health policy in Connecticut

The Future of Medicine in the Human Genome Genomics — Making a difference in patients’ lives / By Mary Branham

From CSG-ERC’s Annual Meeting in Connecticut Mapping the first human genome in 2000 cost about $4 billion; today, it costs ...
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State health policymakers get the latest from DC and options to respond

At this week’s CSG-ERC Annual Meeting in CT, state policymakers from across the Northeast got updates from experts on the ...
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State policymakers hear how bioscience is generating jobs with health innovation

The growing Bioscience industry holds great potential to improve the region’s economy and health , according to speakers at “Bioscience ...
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DPH launches website comparing CT quality and cost of hospital and nursing home care

Last week, CT’s Department of Public Health unveiled MONAHRQ, a web tool allowing consumers and other health care decision-makers to ...
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Survey of state legislators’ values for health reform finds strong differences by party but some encouraging overlap

Both Democratic and Republican state legislators from across the US agree on the need to control health care costs, according ...
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CMS finalizes important patient-friendly informed consent payment proposal

CMS has finalized their proposed Medicare rule (regulation) for how hospitals are paid that includes a new measure assessing the ...
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From the Book Club: An American Sickness: How Healthcare Became Big Business and How You Can Take It Back

This latest addition to the CT Health Policy Project Book Club should be required reading for everyone. I’ve been a ...
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September CT Health Reform Dashboard – little changing, and that’s not good

CT’s September Health Reform Dashboard update is about the same as last month. Medicaid policy development and implementation is still ...
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CT News Junkie Op-Ed: Is overtreatment really a thing?

There is a growing consensus in health policy circles that overtreatment is the source of all problems in our health ...
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