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Now more than ever, you need a Medicare plan with the right coverage to keep you healthy. CarePartners of Connecticut is the state’s only Medicare Advantage plan created with local Hartford HealthCare doctors you know and trust*

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If a medical condition is life- or limb-threatening, or involves severe wounds or amputations, patients should go to the ER. If the medical condition is non-life-threatening, GoHealth Urgent Care offers experienced providers who are ready and waiting for you. Most Insurances Accepted. Same Day Appointments. Just Walk In. Open 7 Days A Week.

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Featured Videos

Windham Hospital & Backus Hospital Doctors' Day 2019

We have 4,000 great reasons to celebrate Doctors' Day. On National Doctors' Day, we're thanking the 4,000 doctors who practice throughout Hartford HealthCare. We offer our heartfelt thanks to the doctors who practice at Windham Hospital and Backus Hospital. windhamhospital.org backushospital.org

Opioid Reversal Drug in Hospitals

The state of Connecticut is making available to hospital emergency rooms an opioid reversal drug. Hartford HealthCare's Dr. William Horgan has details.



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Hartford HealthCare is now taking care of Southeastern Connecticut.




News

Varicose Veins Slowing You Down? Signs, Symptoms and Treatment of Venous Disease

By Dr. Edward Gifford Hartford HealthCare Director, Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, East Region As we age, many of us begin [...]

How Cardiology and Virtual Visits Work for Heart Patients

Lots of new phrases have sprung from the coronavirus pandemic: social distancing, essential workers, flatten the curve, and telehealth. Just [...]

Upcoming Procedure? These Drive-Through Locations Open Feb. 21 for Pre-Operative Testing

To help patients challenged by the week’s winter weather to secure the required COVID-19 testing before an upcoming medical procedure, [...]

These New ‘Mega’ Sites Could Push Weekly COVID Vaccinations to 75,000-Plus

In an effort to vaccinate as many people as possible, Hartford HealthCare announced Feb. 10 it will open a network [...]

Webinar: Diabetes and Your Feet

According to the CDC, about half of all people with diabetes have some form of nerve damage, which can affect [...]

Webinar: Are Varicose Veins Slowing You Down?

Varicose veins are a common condition, affecting up to 3 in 10 adults. Women are more likely to develop them than men. [...]


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The Latest in Robotics Technology

Backus uses the latest techniques and technology, including minimally invasive robotic
procedures, to treat a full range of general surgery conditions.



Upcoming Events

Thursday, Mar 11, 2021, 5:00PM - 6:00PM

Webinar: Understanding Parkinson's Disease: Clinical Features and Diagnosis

In this free, LIVE webinar session, join movement disorders specialist, Elena Bortan, MD, to learn more about Parkinson?s Disease, the [...]

Tuesday, Mar 23, 2021, 5:30PM - 6:30PM

Webinar: Body Contour Surgery After Major Weight Loss

Dr. Kevin Maguire will discuss body contour surgery after weight loss, including the psychological and physical benefits of the surgery and [...]

Thursday, Mar 25, 2021, 6:30PM - 8:00PM

Webinar: Why Can't I Lose Weight?

In this FREE virtual class, join Dr. Jon Pirrello to learn about the disease of obesity, various treatment options, and improving quality [...]


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New High-Tech Treatments for Atrial Fibrillation

Paras Bhatt, MD, Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiologist, Hartford HealthCare talks about atrial fibrillation, treatments and options. There are new high tech treatments available to help reduce stroke risk.

Ask The Expert: Vaccine Safety

Ask the Expert with Faiqa Cheema, MD, Assistant Director of General Infectious Disease, Hartford Hospital, about vaccine and vaccine hesitancy, how to engage with minority communities, vaccine safety. Hartford HealthCare is offering webinars this month with more information about the vaccines.

Headaches Increase From Stress, COVID-19 Symptom

Nicole Gill, DO, Hartford HealthCare Headache Center, Cheshire about headaches increasing with stress, working from home, also as a lingering COVID-19 symptom.


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