May 18, 2016
by Jack Kramer | May 18, 2016 5:30am
State officials, doctors, and pharmaceutical experts held a forum Tuesday to, in the words of one of the panelists, start a conversation on how to stem “the soaring cost of prescription drugs” in Connecticut.
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April 8, 2016
by Sarah Darer Littman | April 8, 2016 9:00am
April 4, 2016
by Staff Report | April 4, 2016 4:36pm
March 15, 2016
by Jack Kramer | March 15, 2016 12:07pm
March 2, 2016
by Rowan Kane | March 2, 2016 12:45am
January 31, 2016
by Neil Ferstand | January 31, 2016 10:03pm
Neither are they accurate.
If you are unfamiliar with the term, a common definition of defensive medicine is the practice by a physician of ordering precautionary treatments, tests and procedures largely or entirely to avoid potential liability. The concept came into prominence when the AMA started using the term in the mid to late 1960s and it started to gain traction sometime in the 1970s. The medical industry claims the costs associated with defensive medicine significantly add to the costs of U.S. health care.
January 19, 2016
by Cara Rosner | January 19, 2016 6:30am
January 4, 2016
by Christine Stuart | January 4, 2016 3:27pm
It’s possible for the state of Connecticut to create a public retirement program for private-sector employees, according to a report released Monday by the Connecticut Retirement Security Board.
December 31, 2015
by Terry Cowgill | December 31, 2015 10:30am
For journalists across the country during the holiday season, the word “hero” usually conjures up images of those who feed the hungry, give presents to poor children, or travel to spread Christmas cheer to our troops abroad. Not this year. The holiday hero of 2015 is himself a journalist.
December 28, 2015
by Cara Rosner | December 28, 2015 1:00pm