News Headlines

Number of Flu Deaths in Connecticut Rises to 8
NBC CT - Thursday, January 17, 2019


50 states ranked by opioid overdose death rates
Becker's Hospital Review - Thursday, January 17, 2019


Maternal mortality review board aimed at clinical, social change
Crain's NewYork - Thursday, January 17, 2019


Hospital policy that sometimes has 'horrifying' results still allowed in most large cities
Journal Sentinel - Thursday, January 17, 2019


   
 

What's New

Connecticut Hospitals and Health Systems: Cornerstones of Their Communities

Connecticut hospitals and health systems generated $27.7 billion in economic activity in 2017, and invested $1.7 billion in community benefit initiatives, according to the 2019 Economic Impact Report and 2019 Community Benefit Report, released by the Connecticut Hospital Association this week.

 

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Peter R. Cordeau Named President of Norwalk Hospital

Western Connecticut Health Network (WCHN) President and CEO John M. Murphy, MD, announced the appointment of Peter R. Cordeau, MBA, BSN, RN, to the role of President of Norwalk Hospital.  In his new role, Mr. Cordeau will oversee all administrative and clinical functions at Norwalk Hospital. 

 

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Narcan Kits Available to Emergency Departments

The Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services is offering hospital Emergency Departments free Narcan® kits for distribution to Emergency Department patients who have survived an opioid overdose, those patients deemed at risk for an opioid overdose, and/or to their loved ones, through a federal State Opioid Response grant.

 

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