Connecticut Health Council

The Connecticut Health Council is a group of health sector leaders who work together to promote Connecticut as a premier center for the development of businesses, initiatives, and technology that improve healthcare and wellness both nationally and in the State. The Council also fosters collaboration, education, entrepreneurship, and networking among leaders of for-profit and non-profit entities.

Connecticut Health Council

The Connecticut Health Council is a group of health sector leaders who work together to promote Connecticut as a premier center for the development of businesses, initiatives, and technology that improve healthcare and wellness both nationally and in the State. The Council also fosters collaboration, education, entrepreneurship, and networking among leaders of for-profit and non-profit entities.

Connecticut Health Council

The Connecticut Health Council is a group of health sector leaders who work together to promote Connecticut as a premier center for the development of businesses, initiatives, and technology that improve healthcare and wellness both nationally and in the State. The Council also fosters collaboration, education, entrepreneurship, and networking among leaders of for-profit and non-profit entities.

Healthcare in Hartford and Connecticut

The healthcare industry in the Hartford Region boasts 1,248 businesses, over 101,935 jobs, and $7.93bn GRP.

Data and Rankings

Raising awareness of the health sector's importance as an economic and employment driver in Connecticut.

Working Groups

Through collaboration among payors, providers, and State government, solutions can be created.

Health Council Members

# 3

Healthiest State in the U.S.

103,000

People Employed in CT Health Systems & Hospitals

$ 27.7 B

Generated by CT Hospitals for the State's Economy

Top 5

High Access to Care & Lower Prevalence of Mental Illness

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May 22, 2020

Connecticut Health Foundation selects Tiffany Donelson as next president and CEO

The Connecticut Health Foundation has named Tiffany Donelson as its next President and CEO, effective September 1. Donelson will succeed Patricia Baker, who plans to retire after more than 20 years as the foundation’s founding leader. “I joined the foundation because health equity is something…

May 13, 2020

Grant Provides Access to Overdose-Reversal Medication in Waterbury

Residents in the Waterbury region will have easier access to a lifesaving medication used to reverse overdoses, thanks to the American Savings Foundation and Wheeler’s Family Health & Wellness Center community health center in the Brass City. The Foundation has awarded Wheeler a $2,000 grant…

May 11, 2020

Wheeler Family Health and Wellness Center Opens at 855 Lakewood Road, Waterbury

Wheeler’s Waterbury Family Health & Wellness Center has moved from 100 Jefferson Square to 855 Lakewood Road, and the new community health center facility is now open. An expanded array of primary care and behavioral health services, including medication-assisted treatment for addiction, will be offered…

April 22, 2020

Connecticut Biotech Companies Creating COVID-19 Solutions

Five Connecticut biotech companies working on solutions to prevent, treat, manage, or test for COVID-19 infection recently participated in a virtual panel discussion organized by BioCT, an advocacy group for Connecticut’s bioscience cluster, and moderated by Mostafa Analoui from the University of Connecticut’s Office of…

April 20, 2020

Connecticut Hospital Association Collaborates to Fight COVID-19

Paul Kidwell, Senior Vice President, Policy at the Connecticut Hospital Association, spoke with MetroHartford Alliance Content Manager Nan Price about the Association’s role during the COVID-19 crisis. NAN PRICE: How does the Connecticut Hospital Association help hospitals throughout Connecticut respond to this type of crisis?…

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