CT Health Reform

From 2011 to 2022, CT hospital budgets devoted 12% to administration labor and 30% to direct patient care labor

By Ellen Andrews | March 21, 2024

Download the brief Download the data Parsing the latest data from NASHP’s Hospital Cost Tool finds that in 2022, Connecticut’s…

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CT middle of the pack for doctors

By Ellen Andrews | March 18, 2024

Connecticut ranks 29th in a new analysis on the Best and Worst States for Doctors by Wallet Hub. Physicians are…

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Book Club: Recoding America – Why Government is Failing in the Digital Age and How We Can Do Better

By Ellen Andrews | March 12, 2024

If you’ve ever muttered under your breath about the inefficiency/waste/frustration/etc of government at all levels, you have to read Recoding…

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Analysis: What to do about private equity in healthcare?

By Ellen Andrews | March 8, 2024

The news is full of Prospect Medical Holdings, a private-equity fund, laying waste to three Connecticut hospitals. State policymakers are…

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Bristol Health Cares explores advocacy in CT healthcare

By Ellen Andrews | February 25, 2024

A recent episode of Bristol Health Cares features a conversation with Kurt Barwis, President and CEO of Bristol Health and…

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Webinar offers tools to improve prescribing

By Ellen Andrews | February 19, 2024

Download the slides and watch the webinar recording Connecticut, like other states, are struggling to improve appropriate prescribing while lowering…

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Connecticut health care coverage continues slow shift from private to public coverage

By Ellen Andrews | February 14, 2024

Download the report The latest numbers from the US Census on US health coverage in 2022 found that, as in…

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Analysis: Governor’s healthcare budget is a mixed bag

By Ellen Andrews | February 13, 2024

In his new budget proposal, Gov. Ned Lamont and his administration have continued their commitment to making healthcare in Connecticut…

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CT ranks ninth worst in ED wait times

By Ellen Andrews | February 4, 2024

A new analysis by Becker’s Hospital Review of CMS data finds that patients wait an average of 186 minutes to…

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