Now that the state has engaged the Cain Brothers to do “an analysis of the health care market,” we are holding an institution-wide information session on what the governor’s team is telling us and what we’re hearing about his plans.
Recently our Jean Castagno (far right), a clinical office assistant in dermatology, was part of a group of union activists who went to Helena, Montana, to work with the newly merged Montana Federation of Public Employees (MFPE). It was part of AFT’s Member Organizing Institute (MOI) program. Here's what she had to say about it:
UHP President Bill Garrity is among the union leaders who went before the Government Administration and Elections Committee March 25 to speak against SB 878 a bill that would make it easier for the state to enter into public-private partnerships.
"I would ask for your help to make sure you do not carve up part of the state’s flagship university. Do not destroy the only public hospital in the state. We treat many underserved patients, we treat people with conditions that are not profitable."
President Bill Garrity to the UConn Health board of directors March 4, 2019