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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

View the latest update regarding contract negotiations with Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield.


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 [...]

Parents: How To Explain Hollywood Sex Scandal To Your Kids

Talking about sex with your own kids is never easy. Talking with them about the accusations of sexual misconduct against movie mogul Harvey Weinstein, comedian Louis C.K. or U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore and others can be downright intimidating. But it’s an opportunity – another in the many “teachable” moments [...]

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Saturday, Nov 18, 2017, 9:00AM - 12:30PM

Childbirth Class 2-Day

This class will consist of educating expectant families about the changes to the body during pregnancy, understanding the labor and birth [...]

Saturday, Nov 18, 2017, 10:00AM - 11:30AM

Comfort Measures for Labor

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Maternity Tour

Please join us for a guided tour to acquaint you with our facility and maternity services. Registration is REQUIRED for the mother-to-be, [...]

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