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News Headlines

Using an Asthma Inhaler Correctly
New York Times - Monday, March 11, 2019


Cancer Patients Are Getting Robotic Surgery. There’s No Evidence It’s Better.
New York Times - Monday, March 11, 2019


Prescription drug bill advances to House
Connecticut Mirror - Thursday, March 14, 2019


Learn To Stop Smoking!
Valley Independent Sentinel - Friday, March 15, 2019


   
 

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CHA Program Highlights the Physician Payments Sunshine Act

On Tuesday, March 12, CHA hosted a program to help physicians and physician leaders, compliance officers, medical staff office personnel, supply chain/materials management, and quality, legal, and risk professionals understand the Physician Payments Sunshine Act.

 

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State Provides Hospital Emergency Departments with Naloxone

The Connecticut Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services, with assistance from the Connecticut Department of Consumer Protection and CHA, announced on March 13 that all hospital emergency departments in Connecticut now have naloxone available for distribution to patients and loved ones upon discharge through a federal grant. 

 

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Fourth Municipality Passes Tobacco 21 Ordinance

On Monday, March 11, Southington became the 4th municipality in the state to pass an ordinance to increase the age to purchase tobacco products from 18 to 21.  The ordinance will go into effect no more than 20 days from its passage. 

 

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