| Dec 28, 2014
| 5:05 AM
The software and Internet explosion in Silicon Valley was still years away when Sukhminder Grewal worked there as a nuclear engineer for General Electric in the '80s.
But when Yale School of Medicine recruited Grewal's wife, a post-doctoral immunologist...
| Dec 12, 2014
| 6:17 PM
The head of the financially troubled Waterbury Hospital said Friday that the organization was reserving all its options, including layoffs, to keep its doors open after Tenet Healthcare Corp. walked away from its deal to buy the hospital.
| Dec 16, 2014
| 3:47 AM
Metro-North is on the verge of hiring a company to provide at-home sleep apnea tests for some of its 410 train engineers.
As a new precaution in 2015, the railroad plans to have its health services staff along with New Jersey-based Persante Health...
| Dec 18, 2014
| 8:21 AM
Connecticut started with an innovation, called the "Constitution State" because it formed a formal government with what some say is the first ever such charter – the Fundamental Orders – in the late 1630s.
As the "Provision State," it...
| Dec 18, 2014
| 3:27 PM
Health insurance giant Aetna Inc. is imposing excessive rate hikes on more than 5,000 small employers, according to California's insurance commissioner.
Commissioner Dave Jones lashed out Thursday at the third-largest U.S. health insurer for raising...
| Dec 10, 2014
| 2:27 PM
Aetna Chairman and CEO Mark T. Bertolini is joining the board of directors for Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Co. of Springfield.
MassMutual announced three new board members Wednesday. All three will be up for re-election at the April 2015 annual...
| Dec 1, 2014
| 5:28 PM
Aetna announced Monday night that Karen S. Rohan will become the company's president on Jan. 1, taking over one of the roles filled by Chairman and CEO Mark T. Bertolini.
Bertolini has been president since July 2007. He became CEO on Nov. 29, 2010,...
| Jul 24, 2014
More than 90,000 consumers in Pennsylvania will get a little gift from their health insurance company this year. Eleven insurers will be returning $5.1 million to Pennsylvania consumers under a rule in the Affordable Care Act that gives insurers an...
| Nov 7, 2014
| 2:04 PM
The U.S. Supreme Court agreed on Friday to hear a legal challenge to a key part of the Obamacare health law which, if successful, would deprive millions of Americans of tax-credit subsidies to help them afford health insurance coverage.
In a one-sentence...
| Oct 23, 2014
| 6:32 AM
Sam's Club announced Wednesday that it is opening a private health insurance exchange, catering to the small-business owners that make up its core customers.
The exchange is the latest effort by a major retailer to offer a service to push beyond the...
| Nov 20, 2014
| 4:21 PM
HARTFORD — Federal health care reform gave more people medical coverage but did not adequately address the rising cost of health care, top insurance executives said Thursday at an industry convention.
If there's a benefit to the rising costs of...