Connecticut Children’s Medical Center recently expanded its sleep lab, and the research came from the UConn’s MBA program, reports Hartford Business.

During a 20-month executive MBA program at UConn, CCMC’s Manager of Sleep and Neurodiagnostics, Alex Rivera, and two classmates drafted a business plan laying out the case for a sleep lab expansion in Glastonbury.

Managers at CCMC agreed to provide some confidential financial details to Rivera’s team for its analysis. Earlier this year, CCMC opened the new lab on Hebron Avenue based on the plan.

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