Hartford HealthCare Rehabilitation Network

Hartford HealthCare Rehabilitation Network is the premier rehabilitation provider in Connecticut, is known for its commitment to high quality, customer focused outcomes.

There are more than 50 outpatient locations with a variety of specialists, ranging from oncology and women’s’ health to sports medicine.

Hartford HealthCare Rehabilitation Network partners with other organizations to provide leadership in meeting programming and/or financial goals. We also form strategic partnerships with physician groups, hospitals, skilled nursing facilities, school systems and other quality providers to offer services throughout the continuum and into the community.

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Hartford HealthCare Rehabilitation Network builds upon the strengths of the partnering organization by offering an array of services.

When a partner has new rehabilitation services under consideration, HHCRN will:

  • Conduct an Analysis
  • Assist in Developing a Pro Forma and Budget
  • Make Space and Equipment Recommendations

For a partner's ongoing services, HHCRN's expertise includes:

  • Management Services
  • Clinical Staffing
  • Billing and Collections Expertise
  • Clinical Program Development and Program Standards
  • Policy and Procedure Development

HHCRN tracks and apprises its partners on regulatory/legislative changes that may impact the delivery of rehabilitation services.

Partner organizations may chose to participate in HHCRN's outcomes reporting system, one of the largest databases in the nation for outpatient care. HHCRN has also established a data comparison system to track clinical operations in the acute care, home care and outpatient settings. The information gleaned from participation in one or both of these programs provides important benchmarks from which quality management strategies are developed.

A challenge in today's healthcare marketplace is the recruitment and retention of qualified employees. HHCRN has staff dedicated to these functions and shares candidate information and recruitment strategies with its partners. Additionally, HHCRN is committed to education of its staff and offers over 150 hours of educational programming per year. These opportunities are made available to partners' staffs.

To meet each organization's goals, HHCRN works collaboratively to customize each rehabilitation service agreement and develops contracts that are mutually beneficial to the contracting entity and HHCRN.

Hartford HealthCare Rehabilitation Network's consultative and management services deliverables include:

  • Quality Management Strategies
  • Data Comparison System
  • Outpatient Rehabilitation Outcomes System
  • Financial Planning
  • Space Planning
  • Equipment Recommendations
  • Clinical Operations Analysis
  • Clinical Program and Standards Development
  • Ongoing Management
  • Staffing
  • Staff Development
  • Marketing Analysis and Support
  • Billing and Collections Guidance
  • Policy and Procedure Development
  • Regulatory Tracking/Adherence
  • Recruitment and Retention Strategies

Collaboration with HHCRN has resulted in partners' successes with enhanced patient outcomes, growth of the referral base via strengthened physician and community relationships, increased profitability, and improved operations.

FY22 Fast Facts

CEO: Eric Smullen
Patient Care Visits: 1,246,293
Employees: 725
Operating Revenue (audited): $9.1 million

More Services Available: The Rehabilitation Network opened new outpatient clinics in Waterford, North Haven, Milford and West Haven to expand access for more people across the state.

Direct Access: Effective Oct. 1, 2022, patients were able to choose if they wanted to schedule an appointment with a Hartford HealthCare Rehabilitation Network physical therapist at select locations without needing a referral or prescription from a physician.

Residency Program: The American Board of Physical Therapy Residency and Fellowship Education granted an initial five-year accreditation to the Hartford HealthCare Physical Therapy Orthopedic Residency Program. The residency is a partnership between the Hartford HealthCare Rehabilitation Network and the University of Hartford. The first two residents successfully completed their residency in September and a second cohort started in August.

*Includes Managed Services Organization

Website: HartfordHealthCareRehabNetwork.org

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Meet Our Clinicians:

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Name Specialties Location
Bussolari, Sarah, APRN Bussolari, Sarah, APRN 860.972.5107
  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  • Hartford
Silva, Kyle, DO Silva, Kyle, DO 203.268.2882
  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  • Trumbull
Gutierrez, David, MD Gutierrez, David, MD
4.7 /5
201 surveys
  • Pain Medicine
  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
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  • Torrington
  • Litchfield
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Walker, Bridget, MD Walker, Bridget, MD 860.972.5107
  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  • Hartford
McInerney, Brian, MD McInerney, Brian, MD 860.972.5107
  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  • Southington
Carrese, Alexander, DO Carrese, Alexander, DO 860.972.5107
  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  • Hartford
De Gruchy, Gregory, MD De Gruchy, Gregory, MD 860.972.5107
  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  • Hartford
  • Southington
  • Vernon
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Kent, Charles, DO Kent, Charles, DO 203.882.3373
  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  • Milford
Bitterman, Jason, MD Bitterman, Jason, MD 860.224.5535
  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  • Sports Medicine
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  • New Britain
  • Southington
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Chandon, Kevin Michael, PA-C Chandon, Kevin Michael, PA-C
4.7 /5
118 surveys
  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  • Torrington

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