Connecticut Health Investigative Team



Far-reaching niche investigations for the Nutmeg State2010InvestigativeOtherConnecticutNew HavenNon-profitDonationsGrantsTrainingOtherEthics & Excellence in Journalism FoundationOther Foundation12-51-10ExpressionEngineEditorial: The New London Day TheJournal Inquirer The Record-Journal New Haven Register Middletown Press Torrington Register-Citizen CT News Junkie CT Watchdog New England Center for Investigative Reporting New Haven Independent WNPR. Business: Online Journalism Project Universal Health Care Foundation Investigative News Network Your Public Media Quinnipiac University Journalism Department University of Connecticut Journalism Department.New Haven - ConnecticutLynne DeLuciaLisa ChedekelIn 2010 award-winning journalist Lisa Chedekel published a story detailing how more than a dozen Connecticut doctors who had been sanctioned in other states for illegal or substandard practices were able to practice freely in Connecticut. She found that Connecticut rarely took action against doctors even when their licenses had been censured in other states. When published in December 2010 Chedekel’s story drew wide attention. The Hartford Courant the state’s largest newspaper published an editorial on the issue. The Connecticut legislature responded by strengthening the law giving the Department of Public Health authority to take disciplinary action against doctors who had been found negligent or incompetent in other states. http://www.cjr.org/news_startups_guide/2012/01/connecticut-health-investigative-team.phphttp://www.newhavenindependent.org/index.php/health
TaglineFar-reaching niche investigations for the Nutmeg State
Year Founded2010
Type or CoverageInvestigative
Type or CoverageOther
StateConnecticut
CityNew Haven
Business TypeNon-profit
Revenue SourcesDonations
Revenue SourcesGrants
Revenue SourcesTraining
Revenue SourcesOther
Institutional SupportEthics & Excellence in Journalism Foundation
Institutional SupportOther Foundation
Staff Size (Business)1
Staff Size (Editorial)2-5
Active Volunteers1-10
CMSExpressionEngine
AffiliationsEditorial: The New London Day TheJournal Inquirer The Record-Journal New Haven Register Middletown Press Torrington Register-Citizen CT News Junkie CT Watchdog New England Center for Investigative Reporting New Haven Independent WNPR. Business: Online Journalism Project Universal Health Care Foundation Investigative News Network Your Public Media Quinnipiac University Journalism Department University of Connecticut Journalism Department.
Mappin LocationNew Haven - Connecticut
Principal StaffLynne DeLucia
Principal StaffLisa Chedekel
DescriptionIn 2010 award-winning journalist Lisa Chedekel published a story detailing how more than a dozen Connecticut doctors who had been sanctioned in other states for illegal or substandard practices were able to practice freely in Connecticut. She found that Connecticut rarely took action against doctors even when their licenses had been censured in other states. When published in December 2010 Chedekel’s story drew wide attention. The Hartford Courant the state’s largest newspaper published an editorial on the issue. The Connecticut legislature responded by strengthening the law giving the Department of Public Health authority to take disciplinary action against doctors who had been found negligent or incompetent in other states.
Profile on CJRhttp://www.cjr.org/news_startups_guide/2012/01/connecticut-health-investigative-team.php
Homepagehttp://www.newhavenindependent.org/index.php/health