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OHS, Community Health Worker Advisory Body Launch Community Health Worker Training Vendor Application Portal
Hartford – The Office of Health Strategy (OHS) and its Community Health Worker Advisory Body (CHWAB) today launched the Community Health Worker Training Vendor Application Portal, which is now accessible through the OHS website.
OHS Executive Director Veltri, & Connie Leadership Launch New Health Information Exchange To Provide Real-Time Access To Critical Clinical Data
Hartford – Office of Health Strategy (OHS) Executive Director Victoria Veltri and officials of Connie, the state’s new health information exchange, today formally announced commencement of operations. Connie provides the technology infrastructure to allow safe and trusted exchange of patient data to improve delivery and coordination of patient care across the spectrum of the state’s healthcare providers.
- 5/2/2021 May 2021 OHS News
- 4/4/2021 April 2021 OHS News
Governor Lamont Announces Connecticut Accepted Into Peterson-Milbank Program To Support Efforts on Containing Healthcare Cost Growth
(HARTFORD, CT) – Governor Ned Lamont and Connecticut Office of Healthcare Strategy Executive Director Victoria Veltri today announced that the State of Connecticut has been accepted into the Peterson-Milbank Program for Sustainable Health Care Costs. Launched earlier this year by the Milbank Memorial Fund, the nationwide program was created to advance state efforts on addressing the growth of healthcare costs.
Seeking Affordability and Transparency
Seeking Affordability and Transparency, Five States Join the Peterson-Milbank Program for Sustainable Health Care Costs
- 2/28/2021 March 2021 OHS News
CT's Health Information Exchange Now Has 25 Participants; Data Flow Testing is Underway
Hartford – Office of Health Strategy (OHS) Executive Director Vicki Veltri and Jenn Searls, Executive Director of the Health Information Alliance, Inc., dba Connie, jointly announced today that Connie, Connecticut’s health information exchange, has secured participation by twenty-five healthcare providers, including two of the state’s largest hospital systems, the largest provider group, and the state’s Medicaid administrative services organization.
- 1/31/2021 February 2021 OHS News
- 1/3/2021 January 2021 OHS News
- 12/1/2020 December 2020 OHS News
OHS Awarded Office of Minority Health Grant
OHS awarded Office of Minority Health grant to improve maternal mortality and morbidity, and nutrition and diabetes mitigation.
- 11/1/2020 November 2020 OHS News
OHS Releases Annual Facility Fee Trend Report
(HARTFORD, CT) – The Connecticut Office of Health Strategy (OHS) today released the Annual Report on the State’s Facility Fee Trends. The Facility Fee report examines revenues certain hospital outpatient centers generated from facility fees in Calendar Year 2019, the medical procedures that generate those fees, and five-year trend data.
- 10/8/2020 OHS Executive Director, Vicki Veltri featured in Hartford Business Journal article - Meet Greater Hartford's Top 25 Health Care Power Players