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Stamford Hospital Fined $55,000 For Operating Blood Draw Facility Without Approval By Cara Rosner Stamford Hospital has been fined $55,000 by the state for allowing a phlebotomist to draw blood at a Southington facility before…


Nursing Homes Penalized For High Hospital Readmissions

By Cara Rosner Most Connecticut nursing homes will see their Medicare reimbursements reduced in the coming year for having high resident readmission rates to hospitals. Of Connecticut’s 224 nursing homes, 75 percent (168) are being…










State Medical Board Disciplines 3 Doctors

By Kate Farrish The state Medical Examining Board disciplined three doctors on Tuesday, including fining a Norwich doctor $7,500 for failing to keep his prescription pad secure.The board also reprimanded the doctor, John Paggioli, who…



Surge Of Women Candidates Challenges Politics As Usual

By Susan Campbell Women(particularly Democrats) are running for political office in record numbers. After the recent primary elections (including one in Connecticut), voters will choose from an unprecedented number of female candidates—198 in the U.S….