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Patient Advocates Encourage the Connecticut Legislature to Consider Bills Targeting Medical Diagnostic Equipment and Training for Examining Individuals With Disabilities

Patient advocates are encouraging the Connecticut legislature to discuss and debate proposals related to medical diagnostic equipment and training for examining individuals with disabilities, which were highlighted during Thursday’s episode of WNPR-Connecticut Public's Where We Live.

 

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CHA Issue-Based Forum: Disability Rights for Children in a Medical Setting

On Tuesday, February 13 dozens of healthcare providers from Connecticut hospitals and health systems participated in an issue-based forum on how to effectively treat and communicate with children and families with disabilities and Limited English Proficiency (LEP) under Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act, Title II and Title III of the American with Disabilities Act (ADA), Section 1557 of the Affordable Care Act, and Title VI of the Civil Rights Act.

 

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“Below the Belt”: Special Screening and Panel Discussion With Guests From the Documentary

On Wednesday, March 13 the Westport Library in partnership with the Endometriosis Working Group will host a special screening of “Below the Belt,” a documentary that follows the challenges and medical journeys of four women searching for answers to debilitating pain. 

 

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Reminder: CHA Annual Meeting Awards – Call for Nominations

CHA is currently accepting nominations for the John D. Thompson Award for Excellence in the Delivery of Healthcare and Connecticut’s Hospital Community Service Award.  The presentation of the awards is an important component of the CHA Annual Meeting and a valuable opportunity to showcase Connecticut hospitals, health systems, and staff achievements. 

 

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