Gary C. Havican

Gary Havican

SVP & Central Region President
Hartford HealthCare

Gary Havican is President of MidState Medical Center and The Hospital of Central Connecticut (HOCC), and he is Senior Vice President of Hartford HealthCare (HHC). He is responsible for the leadership and oversight of the three acute care hospitals, including MidState and both HOCC campuses – New Britain and Bradley Memorial. Prior to being appointed President of the Central Region, he was the Vice President of Operations.

Prior to Hartford HealthCare, Mr. Havican was Vice President of Strategic Planning and Ambulatory Operations at Middlesex Hospital. Mr. Havican joined Middlesex Hospital as Cancer Center Administrative Director in 2008. He also served as the Director of Cancer Center & Oncology Services. In 2006, Mr. Havican was an Administrative Manager for The Carole & Ray Neag Comprehensive Cancer Center at the University of Connecticut Health Center. Between 1997 and 2006, he held various management positions at Hartford Hospital, the State of Connecticut Department of Public Health, and Waterbury Hospital. A licensed paramedic since 1994, Mr. Havican is also a fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives and is board-certified in healthcare management.

Mr. Havican received his bachelor’s degree from Western Connecticut State University, a master’s degree in business administration from the University of New Haven. He also holds Green and Black Belt Certifications in LEAN – Six Sigma (for organizational efficiencies) from Villanova University. Mr. Havican is the 2012 recipient of the American College of Healthcare Executives Regents Award and is the immediate past President of the Connecticut Association of Healthcare Executives. He also serves on the Connecticut Hospital Association Diversified Network Services Board. He holds directorships on several community boards, the University of New Haven MSHA Program, and the United Way. He has also received numerous awards for professional contributions and community service.


Hartford HealthCare is Connecticut’s only truly integrated healthcare system. With nearly 24,000 employees and $4.3 billion in operating revenue, the system offers the full continuum of care with seven acute-care hospitals, the state’s longest-running air-ambulance service, behavioral health and rehabilitation services, a large physician group and clinical integration organization, skilled-nursing and home health services, and a comprehensive range of services for seniors, including senior-living facilities.