Every day, Hartford HealthCare touches 23,000 lives through every aspect of our work – seeing patients, training, research, charitable care and screenings. On certain days, such as our system-wide Medical Mission, those numbers tick up dramatically as colleagues and providers render free care to thousands of the neediest among us. Both aspects of our work demonstrate Hartford HealthCare’s commitment to strengthening the health of all. In 2022, that investment translated into more than $305 million in community benefit.

 

 

Here are a few examples of partnerships in our community

 

On November 4, 2023, Hartford HealthCare provided critical medical services for free to our underserved communities. Now in its ninth year, the Medical Mission connects our communities to resources, follow-up care and more.

The 36th Annual Swim Across the Sound Marathon took place July 29, 2023. Swimmers crossed Long Island Sound from Port Jefferson to Captains’ Cove Seaport in Bridgeport to raise funds and awareness of oncology programs. Learn more

MORR

Rushford and the Meriden Police Department partner to create the Meriden Opioid Referral for Recovery (MORR) collaboration, offering crisis, addiction and mental health services to those in need.
Learn more about MORR

DominGo!

Hartford HealthCare and the City of Hartford partner to open the streets of Hartford for DominGO! Summer Event.

Learn more about DominGO!

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Healthy Beginnings Program

Healthy Beginnings, part of Windham Hospital’s Women’s Health Center, brings info and support directly to new moms.
Learn more about Healthy Beginnings

 more care in your community 

At Hartford HealthCare, we’re committed to health equity and bringing our experts where they are needed most. Hartford HealthCare Neighborhood Health.

Learn more about Neighborhood Health

 
 
 

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We are fully committed to improving care and access for our community.

 

We are moving from an old and broken “normal” model of care that is inefficient, hard to navigate and inequitable. Redefining healthcare to be “better than normal” has required us to challenge the status quo and repeatedly disrupt our own operations.

We face this task with clear-eyed motivation to enhance four dimensions of care:

Our bold commitment to these principles enables us to build a system of care that is more accessible, has lower-cost options, is a champion for equity, and both attracts and delivers excellence.  Together, we are making healthcare better, more accessible and affordable for those we serve. We are bringing world-class healthcare to the citizens of Connecticut and beyond. This is what we all deserve.