• Where Does it Hurt in Health Care?

    May 26, 2014
    “No matter how big you get in your box, you are still small in another box,” said Jonathan Bush, CEO, president and chairman of the board for athenahealth, Inc., at the Connecticut Health Council's May program.
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  • The Cost of Diabetes

    Apr 10, 2014
    Diabetes is the 7th leading cause of death, as well as a leading cause of heart disease and stroke. Simply put, the costs of diabetes in the U.S. are high – high for employers, for hospitals, for nursing facilities, for in home healthcare providers and for patients.
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  • Panelists Discuss Economic and Health Implications of America’s Weight Issue

    Feb 26, 2014
    “We expect the healthcare system to give us a quick fix and it’s not that simple,” noted Donna Laliberte O’Shea, MD, MBA at this Connecticut Health Council event, which featured as keynote the author and media personality Diane Smith.
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  • Rich Umbdenstock Discusses Evolution of Hospitals

    Jan 10, 2014
    Umbdenstock’s presentation ‘Health Care Reform and Hospital Performance Improvement: Understanding Challenges, Embracing Opportunities’ provided nearly 200 attendees with a snapshot of the changes impacting hospitals as a result of the Affordable Care Act (ACA)
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  • Council Hosts Kevin Counihan for Health Insurance Exchange Update

    Jan 08, 2014
    More than 200 business and health care leaders from across the state convened for the Access Health CT presentation which covered lessons learned since launching, enrollment data and insights into the future of the exchange
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  • Connecticut Health Council Celebrates First Year

    Jan 08, 2014
    In just one year, by showcasing the deep assets and rich expertise that make up Connecticut’s healthcare community, the Connecticut Health Council has become a trusted industry resource and networking collaborative.
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  • An Easy “Ask”

    Oct 09, 2012
    When Oz Griebel asked me if I would work with him and Bob Patricelli, Marty Gavin and a working group to establish a statewide entity that would bring together our state’s impressive array of health resources to focus on making Connecticut an east coast “Silicon Valley for health care”, I responded almost immediately with a resounding “Yes!”.
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