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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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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, [...]

Hartford HealthCare Becoming a National Training Destination for da Vinci Robotic Surgery Training

With more than 1,600 procedures performed each year with the da Vinci ® surgical robot, Hartford HealthCare surgeons are nationally recognized experts in utilizing the technology and Hartford Hospital’s Center for Education, Simulation and Innovation (CESI) has become a training destination for robotic surgery. The da Vinci™ Surgical System offers [...]

How an Oncology Nutritionist Can Help Your Body Fight Cancer

Nutrition is an essential part of health and shouldn’t be neglected when going through cancer treatment. MaryBeth Dahlstrom-Green, an oncology nutritionist with the Hartford HealthCare Cancer Institute at Backus Hospital, said the often rigorous treatment required to fight cancer can leave patients physically and emotionally depleted. That’s where she comes [...]

Hartford HealthCare Heart & Vascular Institute Opens Heart Failure Clinic in Norwich

While some of the symptoms of congestive heart failure (CHF) can be managed, patients often need advanced care as the disease progresses.  The stress of driving long distances for care and assessment can have a serious impact on the patient’s quality of life.  Thanks to the Hartford HealthCare Heart & [...]


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The Latest in Robotics Technology

Backus uses the latest techniques and technology, including minimally invasive robotic
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Upcoming Events

Wednesday, Jan 23, 2019, 2:00PM - 3:30PM

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 [...]

Thursday, Jan 24, 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 [...]

Friday, Jan 25, 2019, 4:00PM - 5:30PM

Surgical Weight Loss Information Session for Backus Hospital

In this FREE educational seminar, learn more about surgical weight loss and a review of procedures offered, risks and benefits of surgery, [...]


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