Start-up Companies from Seven Countries Land in Hartford’s Urban Hub, Seek to Advance by Working with Local, National Industries

Start-up Companies from Seven Countries Land in Hartford’s Urban Hub, Seek to Advance by Working with Local, National Industries

Upward Labs, Connecticut’s first pilot lab for tech companies creating the future of smart buildings and aged care, is hosting an interactive demonstration of its inaugural cohort’s technologies on October 22, 2019. Upward Labs Demo Day: The Experience invites the public to participate in a live exhibition of the first cohort’s tech solutions in action, allowing attendees to experience a tech-enabled urban hub in which to live, work, and play.

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Key to CT Economy, Manufacturing Growth Strongest in Eastern CT

Key to CT Economy, Manufacturing Growth Strongest in Eastern CT

Eastern Connecticut manufacturing jobs grew four times as fast as the rest of the state between 2015 and 2019, the Connecticut Business & Industry Association is reporting.  Two-thirds of all statewide manufacturing job growth during that period took place in the region's 41 communities.

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Norwalk On-Demand Shuttle Program Earns Recognition

Norwalk On-Demand Shuttle Program Earns Recognition

In the “Technology Innovation: Citizens” category, the Northeast award winner at this year’s Government Technology Special Districts program was the Norwalk Transit District.  The program that earned the recognition is the Wheels2U Micro-Transit Service, launched late last year, and may be replicated elsewhere in Connecticut

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With Operational Snags at AIM Specialty Health Causing Appointments to be Cancelled, Anthem Suspends Pre-Authorizations for PT, OT Care Thru July 31

With Operational Snags at AIM Specialty Health Causing Appointments to be Cancelled, Anthem Suspends Pre-Authorizations for PT, OT Care Thru July 31

“Heath care moves fast.  Keep up.”  Those words appear prominently on the website of AIM Specialty Care, a subsidiary of Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield, and a provider of utilization management services, better known as the “pre-authorization” that medical providers require before agreeing to see patients with insurance coverage. In the first days of this month, AIM did not keep up.

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