This editorial by Jennifer Jackson, President and CEO of the Connecticut Hospital Association, discusses how the new state budget is devastating and unsustainable for hospitals, and why we need legislators’ help to fix the budget during the upcoming Special Session.
Day Kimball HomeMakers’ Senior Dances, celebrating its 10th anniversary in 2015, and its new Cookies & Crafts, which is starting its second year, are great examples of what Day Kimball Healthcare wants to be sure isn’t lost while we address transformations in healthcare.
Bridgeport Hospital's HealthyHappyKidz is a free nutrition and fitness program for overweight children ages 5 to 14, to help them make healthy food choices and become more physically active. Through group activities and games, children learn that exercise and eating well can be fun and can improve the way they feel.
Each year, Connecticut hospitals treat more than 1.6 million patients in their emergency departments, welcome more than 35,000 babies into the world, and care for more than 409,000 admitted patients, accounting for more than two million days of inpatient care. But hospitals’ contributions to their communities extend far beyond great care and critical safety net health services.
This editorial by Jennifer Jackson, President and CEO of the Connecticut Hospital Association, discusses why Connecticut hospitals are good for the health of business as well as for the health of residents.