by Allan Appel | May 17, 2017 12:35 pm | Comments (1)
Lucia Bergeron helped administer life-saving injections to her mom who was fighting ovarian cancer. She was only 13 years old.
Chris Adams had an emotional experience visiting his grandfather in hospice care.
And in 2008, 36-year-old Nezha Elomari landed in Hamden after having left her native Morocco, where she’d had a business career. She worked for six years at rigorous academic classes and clinical training, struggling with English as a second language and having and raising two kids, all because she loves being a nurse.
Continue reading ‘Gateway Nurses Praised, Pinned’
by Lucy Gellman | May 11, 2017 8:03 am | Comments (5)
Yale New Haven Hospital (YNHH) announced it is following up on a promise to provide better outpatient care in New Haven—this time with same-day joint procedures, and a therapy regimen most people can do from home.
Continue reading ‘Groundbreaking Surgeons Break Ground’
by Ira Johnson | May 5, 2017 12:11 pm | Comments (14)
(Opinion) After reading the article from one of my mayoral opponents, Marcus Paca, although I respect him I must disagree with him on several points concerning the health and data breach within the city of New Haven.
Continue reading ‘What About The Union’s Role?’
by Marcus Paca | May 1, 2017 2:57 pm | Comments (15)
(Opinion) Over the past two weeks, this paper has reported on a data breach in which hundreds of residents’ confidential medical records were compromised. These residents put their faith and trust in our city government in seeking services and treatment. However, the City of New Haven failed them and continues to fail them and all other city residents by not openly and publicly addressing the controversy from the top. While Harp Administration officials have remained silent, federal and state legal agencies have opened investigations regarding whether the city failed to comply with federal and state guidelines for response to data breaches. When/if wrongdoing is found, taxpayers will be on the hook for millions of dollars in potential civil liability.
Continue reading ‘Deafening Silence At City Hall’
by Lucy Gellman | Apr 27, 2017 1:31 pm
As the rents in New Haven rose, so did HIV diagnoses among gay men, especially in communities of color.
That rise isn’t happening just in New Haven, learned AIDS Project New Haven (APNH) Director Chris Cole. It’s a national problem, and it’s not showing signs of going away.
Continue reading ‘The Rent’s Rising — And So Are HIV Cases’
by Paul Bass | Apr 25, 2017 3:16 pm | Comments (12)
One ex-city employee faces new felony charges — and another city employee has been fired — in the latest fallout from a data breach that compromised the personal information of over 500 New Haveners with sexually transmitted diseases.
Meanwhile, federal and state agencies are investigating the city’s handling of the matter, which a local union leader blasted and about which newly released documents raise questions.
Continue reading ‘Health Data Breach Repercussions Grow’
by Christopher Peak | Apr 21, 2017 12:07 pm
A developer got the OK to build a child daycare center on Legion Avenue, but not without dissent from a neighbor who sits on the City Plan Commission.
Continue reading ‘Where Will The Children Breathe?’
by Paul Bass | Apr 20, 2017 4:49 pm | Comments (11)
Dan Drew knows what it’s like when reporters stick their noses into your campaign fundraising records — because he was one of those reporters once himself.
Continue reading ‘Candidate Calls For CT Single-Payer System’
by Paul Bass | Apr 14, 2017 2:34 pm | Comments (5)
New Haven’s health director wrote to hundreds of people with sexually transmitted diseases to convey unsettling news: Their personal data had been hacked.
Continue reading ‘Dear Patient’
by Allan Appel | Apr 7, 2017 12:28 pm | Comments (1)
Graciela Morales of East Haven has no insurance. She lined up on New Haven’s Sherman Parkway at 4 a.m., two hours before doors opened, hoping to get a root canal.
Continue reading ‘Teeth Saved, By The Hundreds’