Hartford Business Journal

January 5, 2015

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For more B2B news visit January 5, 2015 Volume 23, Number 6 $3.00 Subscribe online Friday, March 20th, 2015 8:30am – 1:00pm Hartford Hilton L e a r n i n n o v a t e C o L L a b o r a t e S a v e SUMMIT ANNUAL 's G r e at e r H a r t f o r d ' s B u s i n e s s n e w s w w w. H a r t f o rd B u s i n e s s . c o m Index ■ Reporter's Notebook: PG. 5 ■ Week in Review: PG. 6 ■ Deal Watch: PG. 12 ■ The List: PG. 13 ■ Nonprofit Profile: PG. 18 ■ Opinion & Commentary: PG. 20 Incubating Startups UConn is tripling its incubator space across Connecticut, and now the state's flagship university is looking for innovative startups, across a myriad of industries, to take up residence in the new facilities. PG. 3 Bullish Outlook Local wealth management advisers are predicting another strong year for investment returns in 2015, and the wave of Baby Boomer retirements is spurring greater demand for their services. PG. 16 Big money pushes urgent care competition, consolidation By Matt Pilon mpilon@HartfordBusiness.com U rgent care clinics continue to crop up across Connecticut, as entrepreneurs, investors and hospitals pour millions of dollars into a growing sector of the healthcare industry that is showing no signs of letting up. Over the past 18 months, no fewer than 25 clinics have opened in the state, according to an analysis by the Hartford Business Journal (no definitive tally is kept, as clinics are not subject to specific state or federal licensing beyond medical licenses held by doctors who work there). It's a fledgling industry that contains a mix of independent clinics owned by doc- tors and entrepreneurs and those run by hospitals or larger chains. The growth, industry experts say, is being PhysicianOne CEO Dr. Robert Rohatsch wants his company to become the state's dominant urgent care provider. Continued on page 14 P H O T O | P a b l O R O b l e s P H O T O | P a b l O R O b l e s 5 to Watch in 2015 T he new year always brings a mix of challenges and opportunities. As we look ahead, the staff of the Hartford Business Journal has identified five Greater Hartford executives and leaders who will make headlines in 2015. Among them are a hospital CEO looking for a poten- tial merger/acquisition; a new college president aiming to tighten her school's ties with Hartford's business commu- nity; a newly appointed CEO of the state's largest business lobby; a state senator who will make key spending decisions for the upcoming budget; and an executive leading Frontier Communications' Connecticut expansion. It is a powerful, influential group working on some of the major challenges facing the region this year. We hope you will enjoy reading about their plans for 2015 beginning on PG. 8. Eastern Connecticut Health Network CEO Peter Karl is re-thinking his game plan for 2015, after his hospital network's merger with Tenet Healthcare Corp. fell through.

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