hospitals

Granny Snatching: Connecticut’s Seniors Fared Well This Year

December 28, 2011
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Granny Snatching: Connecticut’s Seniors Fared Well This Year

It is time to say goodbye to another year, with all of its successes and failures and the sometimes unsettling realization that we are all a year older too. Connecticut’s seniors have had a reasonably good year what with passage of a law that gives them some added protection if they are incapacitated. Dubbed...

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Connecticut Hospitals Face Penalties For Continued High Readmissions

November 27, 2011
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Connecticut Hospitals Face Penalties For Continued High Readmissions

Written by Lisa Chedekel Patients treated for pneumonia at four Connecticut hospitals have ended up readmitted to the hospital within 30 days at rates significantly higher than the national average—a lapse that the federal government considers costly and potentially harmful, and that could lead to Medicare penalties beginning in 2012. Two of the hospitals...

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