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Electrophysiology For the Win

When heart patient William "Jeff" Morris needed a pacemaker, it took a team of dozens at two different Hartford HealthCare hospitals to help get him back on track.

Quality in All Things

When Dr. William Horgan really wants hospital leaders to understand the importance of hand hygiene, he brings out his guitar!



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Backus Preventative Medicine Team Breaks Down Barriers to Improve Health

Seeking to prevent unnecessary hospital admissions and readmissions, The William W. Backus Hospital created a Preventive Medicine Team (PMT) that is helping people be healthier, happier, and stay out of the hospital whenever possible. The PMT is designed to support patients who are frequently admitted to the hospital by creating [...]

Being Rxesponsible When it Comes to Disposing of Old Prescription Medications

Older prescriptions in our homes can cause all sorts of problems, not the least of which are abuse and addiction. Rushford Medical Director Dr. J. Craig Allen explains how getting old or expired medications out of your house responsibly can help fight the nation’s opioid crisis.  Q: You see what [...]

Crohn’s: How to Get an Accurate Diagnosis

When stomach cramps and other bathroom distress seem to trouble you over and over, it might be more than just the lunchtime burrito or nerves. For about 700,000 Americans, these are the signs of Crohn’s disease, a chronic inflammation of the digestive tract. Crohn’s – which, with colitis, is an [...]

Mystic Health Center Approved

Hartford HealthCare’s proposed 47,000-square-foot, three-story health center in Mystic received unanimous approval from the Stonington Planning and Zoning on Jan. 14. Approval clears the way for groundbreaking at the site off of Coogan Boulevard. The health center will include primary care, cardiology, diagnostic imaging, rehabilitation, Headache Center, Movement Disorders Center, [...]

Finding Success in Opioid Treatment

On a recent weekday, a patient was brought into The Windham Hospital Emergency Department overdosing on opioids; doctors diagnosed him with Opioid Use Disorder and asked if he wanted to start recovery. When he agreed, he was given a dose of Suboxone, a medication that eases what can be painful [...]

HHC Hospital’s Welcome New Year’s Babies

Hartford HealthCare’s hospital’s rang in the new year with some new babies. Take a look at the first babies of 2019 at Backus Hospital, Charlotte Hungerford Hospital, The Hospital of Central Connecticut, Hartford Hospital and MidState Medical Center. Backus Hospital Lianna Noelle Robin was Backus Hospital’s first baby of 2019, [...]


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The Latest in Robotics Technology

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Tuesday, Feb 26, 2019, 10:00AM - 12:00PM

Breastfeeding Support Group

This support group is for new mothers and their babies from birth to 6 months old. Registration is not required, they meet twice a week on [...]

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Bereavement Support Group

This group is open to anyone who has experienced the loss of a loved one. You are welcome to attend as few or as many as you like. This is [...]

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Breastfeeding Support Group

This support group is for new mothers and their babies from birth to 6 months old. Registration is not required, they meet twice a week on [...]


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