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State Fines Six Nursing Homes After Residents Injured

By Cara Rosner The state Department of Public Health (DPH) has fined six nursing homes for various violations that endangered or injured residents. Masonicare Health Center in Wallingford was fined $3,900 after a resident developed…


Med Board Fines Hamden, West Haven Doctors

By Kate Farrish The state Medical Examining Board Tuesday disciplined four doctors, including fining a Hamden doctor $3,500 for allowing medical assistants to give patients medication, including a nasal anesthetic. The board also reprimanded the…


Nursing Board Disciplines Five Nurses

By Kate Farrish The Board of Examiners for Nursing has disciplined five nurses, including a Manchester nurse, in connection with lapses in care of a patient in Massachusetts who died. On Feb. 21, the Connecticut…





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Nursing Homes Fined After Lapses In Care

By Cara Rosner Seven Connecticut nursing homes have been fined by the state Department of Public Health (DPH) for violations that endangered or injured residents.Harbor Village North Health and Rehabilitation Center in New London was…






Connecticut Sees Uptick In Stroke Deaths

By Fran Silverman While the prevalence of strokes in Connecticut has essentially remained the same in recent years, progress in slowing the number of deaths from stroke has declined in the state, a development the…


Connecticut Disciplines Two Nurses

By Kate Farrish The state Board of Examiners for Nursing Wednesday disciplined two nurses, including a registered nurse from Branford who stole an opioid painkiller for her own use. The RN, Alice J. Miller, admitted…