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HealthCare Happenings - October 2017

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HHC Names New Associate Vice President of Medical Affairs for Hartford Hospital and Medical Director of the Hartford HealthCare Transfer Center

Daniel Kombert, MD, has been named Associate Vice President of Medical Affairs for Hartford Hospital and Medical Director of the Hartford HealthCare Transfer Center. In this new role, Dr. Kombert will be responsible for the appropriate utilization of inpatient services at Hartford Hospital as well as providing administrative and medical [...]

Feeling Dizzy? Vertigo is a Lot More Common Than You Think

As LeBron James begins his quest for a fourth NBA title this week, it’s not only the Golden State Warriors he’ll be battling. James joins a long list of athletes and celebrities, including golfer Todd Day and Academy Award winning actor Nicholas Cage, who have gone public with having the [...]

Dr. Harold A. Pincus Receives Burlingame Award

On Wednesday, Oct. 18, the 2017 C. Charles Burlingame Award was presented to Dr. Harold Alan Pincus. Dr. Pincus is professor and vice chair of the Department of Psychiatry and co-director of the Irving Institute for Clinical and Translational Research at Columbia University and director of Quality and Outcomes Research [...]

1 In 200 In State Have Inflammatory Bowel/Crohn’s: How Doctors Detect, Treat

Ulcerative colitis and Crohn’s disease are common conditions affecting more than 1.5 million people nationwide. Dr. Joseph Cappa,  a gastroenterologist at Hartford Hospital, is the recipient of the 2017 Humanitarian of the Year Award from the Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation. Q: We often hear about irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) and [...]

MidState’s New Orthopaedic Institute Has ‘Good Bones’ Celebration

The Hartford HealthCare (HHC) Connecticut Orthopaedic Institute at MidState Medical Center celebrated its grand opening Oct. 16.  The 14,500-square-foot institute includes 11 operating rooms and 21 private inpatient rooms. It brings together some of Connecticut’s best orthopaedic surgeons from Comprehensive Orthopaedics and Connecticut Orthopaedics Specialists. At the event, they shared [...]

NFL Week 7 Injury Report: What It’s Like To Break Your Collarbone (Aaron Rodgers)

Our weekly NFL report evaluates injuries to players of local (Patriots, Giants and Jets) or national interest with commentary by a sports orthopedic specialist from the Bone & Joint Institute at Hartford Hospital. Player: Aaron Rodgers, Green Bay Packers quarterback. Injury: Broken right collarbone (throwing shoulder). How it happened: Rodgers, [...]


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Monday, Oct 23, 2017, 3:30PM - 4:30PM

Wellness Class: Functional Fitness

Gain flexibility to release tension, improve posture, and increase blood circulation in our Functional Fitness class; offered every Monday [...]

Monday, Oct 23, 2017, 4:00PM - 5:00PM

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 [...]

Monday, Oct 23, 2017, 5:30PM - 6:30PM

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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