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The Dawn of a New Stroke Protocol

A groundbreaking new study called DAWN is helping hospitals and health systems around the world establish protocols that increase the time window of treatment for patients who have had an ischemic stroke, greatly reducing disability and improving outcomes.

Anthem Negotiations

Hartford HealthCare announced that it has reached an agreement on a contract with Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield that will benefit patients for years to come.


For Migraine Syndrome, World-Class Treatment Is Available Right Here in Connecticut

Migraine syndrome is a neurological disease that affects millions in the United States, and approximately one billion people worldwide. Yet relief from the associated pain, nausea and light sensitivity can be elusive. Dr. Brian Grosberg is the medical director of the Hartford HealthCare Headache Center, and one of the world’s leading [...]

Inside LIFE STAR: A Flight On The Critical-Care Helicopter

Meet Jeff Heath. “Flying around in helicopters is pretty cool,” he says. But Heath doesn’t fly around in just any helicopter – and he doesn’t do it for fun. Heath is a member of the medical crew for Hartford HealthCare’s LIFE STAR helicopters. When there is a serious accident, or [...]

Charlotte Hungerford and Hartford HealthCare receive state approval to affiliate

The state Office of Health Care Access has approved the affiliation of Charlotte Hungerford Hospital (CHH) and Hartford HealthCare (HHC), allowing the two organizations to move forward with finalizing their partnership. Now that the Certificate of Need application has been approved, the two organizations must approve a final agreement, after [...]

Living Kidney Donors And Their Champions Help Save Lives

The waiting list for a deceased donor kidney transplant continues to grow every year, leaving many patients on dialysis for lengthy periods, waiting for a kidney. But through Hartford Hospital’s Living Donor Champion program, patients waiting for a kidney are finding a match faster. Dr. Caroline Rochon is the director [...]

HHC Ayer Neuroscience Institute Offers Free Seminar Series on Movement Disorders, Back Pain, Headache and Other Neurologic Conditions

Identifying the cause of tremors and managing the symptoms of Parkinson’s disease was the focus of the latest in a series of community talks hosted by the Hartford HealthCare Ayer Neuroscience Institute on Nov. 14 in Hartford.  More than 75 people attended the event at Phillips Church led by Dr. [...]

For This Retiree, UroLift (For Enlarged Prostate) Proves Liberating

You might find it hard to believe that Brian Macfarlane has already been retired for 10 years. It’s easy to imagine the youthful 71-year-old still driving the beer distribution truck that he drove for more than 30 years. He’s enjoying retirement and staying active by walking three to four miles [...]

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Monday, Nov 20, 2017, 11:00AM - 12:30PM

Joint Replacement Patient Education

This class is for patients who will undergo hip or knee replacement surgery, providing education on how to prepare for the surgery and [...]

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Yoga for Cancer Survivors

This is a gentle yoga class led by a certified Yoga teacher. Yoga matts are available, and wear comfortable clothing. MUST HAVE PHYSICIANS [...]

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Healthy Steps Lebed Method for Cancer Survivors

This is an effective therapeutic program of exercise and movement to music for anyone who has experienced breast cancer. Wear comfortable [...]

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