Hartford HealthCare

Showing 1 - 10 of 475
  • Page
  • of 48
  • Next >

  • Hartford HealthCare Increases Minimum Hourly Rate to $15

    January 14, 2019

    More than 2,400 employees to benefit from increase, effective March 31 Hartford HealthCare today (Monday, 1/14) announced it will increase its minimum hourly rate to $15, effective March 31, 2019. The new pay rate will directly benefit more than 2,400 of Hartford HealthCare’s approximately 20,000 employees throughout Connecticut. These employees…

  • Hartford HealthCare-GoHealth Urgent Care Announce Opening of New Urgent Care Center in Torrington

    January 14, 2019

    Newly constructed Hartford HealthCare-GoHealth Urgent Care center will replace Charlotte Hungerford Hospital’s former urgent care walk-in center, less than a mile away GoHealth Urgent Care, one of the country’s largest and fastest growing urgent care companies, together with its partner Hartford HealthCare, Connecticut’s most comprehensive healthcare network an affiliate of…

  • Why Does My Neck Hurt? (It Could Be a Pinched Nerve)

    January 11, 2019

    When is a pain in the neck a serious issue? When it’s a pinched nerve, according to Dr. Joel Bauman, chief of neurosurgery at the Connecticut Orthopaedic Institute at MidState Medical Center. Q: What is a pinched nerve? A: A pinched nerve is when there is an injury, usually in…

  • How to Handle the Emotions of a Prostate Cancer Diagnosis

    January 10, 2019

    This is the second installment of a two-part series on the effects of prostate cancer on relationships. Now that you’ve just been told you have prostate cancer, your urologist can explain every possible way the disease affects the body and what you can do about it. But psychologically, you’re on…

  • Mental Health First Aid: Helping Those Experiencing a Mental Health Crisis

    January 10, 2019

    You’ve probably heard about CPR, right? It’s a certification that anyone can earn to help someone in medical distress. But did you know there is a similar program to help people learn how to provide first aid in the event of a mental health crisis? It’s called Mental Health First…

  • These Prescription Drugs Can Help Treat Alcohol Use Disorder

    January 10, 2019

    Long before the opioid overdose epidemic hit the news, alcohol-related deaths were taking nearly 90,000 American lives a year. Despite being the third-leading cause of preventable death in the United States – after tobacco and obesity – alcohol use is often overlooked as an opportunity for life-changing intervention. Decreasing or…

  • Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s Lung Cancer Surgery: A Closer Look

    January 09, 2019

    Surgery to remove a lobe of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s lung just before Christmas brought worldwide attention to a disease that is on the rise in the United States. While it’s not known if the 85-year-old justice, who does not have a history of smoking, had lung cancer…

  • 2019 Healthy Family FunFest Marks Event’s 10th Anniversary

    January 09, 2019

    Each February, thousands of people pass through the doors of the Aqua Turf in Plantsville/Southington for the Healthy Family FunFest. More than a health fair, it is an event built on strong local partnerships and a singular goal: provide the community with information, screenings and other resources to improve their…

  • What Is a Cancer Survivorship Care Plan?

    January 08, 2019

    By Deborah Walker, APRN Over a decade ago, the Institute of Medicine recommended every cancer patient receive an individual survivorship care plan that includes guidelines for monitoring and maintaining their health. This recommendation was developed from a prominent report, “From Cancer Patient to Cancer Survivor: Lost in Transition,” which focused…

  • Hospital Security: A Dog’s Perspective

    January 07, 2019

    All across Hartford HealthCare you’ll find safety officers dedicated to ensuring that your experience is the best it can be. But there is one new officer getting a lot of attention. With four paws and a tail, he answers to just one name: Nitro. Nitro is a two-year-old Belgian Malinois….


Showing 1 - 10 of 475
  • Page
  • of 48
  • Next >

Search This Section