The Hospital of Central Connecticut (THOCC) is a 414-bed, 32-bassinet, acute-care community teaching hospital with campuses in New Britain and Southington.
Affiliated with the University of Connecticut School of Medicine, The Hospital of Central Connecticut provides comprehensive inpatient and outpatient services in general medicine and surgery and a wide variety of specialties.
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The Hospital of Central Connecticut has a medical staff of more than 300 physicians. Through the University of Connecticut School of Medicine, the hospital participates in residency programs for primary care internal medicine, obstetrics and gynecology, otolaryngology, and general surgery.
The Hospital of Central Connecticut is a member of the Central Connecticut Health Alliance, a system of healthcare affiliates that provides a wide array of services throughout the region, caring for patients from birth through the end of life.
Fast Facts (FY 2016)
SVP & President: Lucille Janatka, SVP & President, Central Region
Licensed bed capacity: 446
Transitions from inpatient care: 13,940
Patient Days: 66,105
ED visits: 103,136
Newborn admissions: 1,579
Inpatient surgeries: 3,165
Ambulatory surgeries*: 6,154
Physicians on staff: 652
Operating revenue (FY 15): $353.1 million
Community benefit (FY 15): $41.5 million
*Includes joint venture Ambulatory Surgery Center (Glastonbury, Southington) volumes
Accomplishments (FY 2016)
Renovated the Cardiology Department at the New Britain campus, putting all services in one space for patient convenience and care coordination.
Certified by the American Heart Association with The Hospital of Central Connecticut with a Mission: Lifeline® Gold Plus Receiving Quality Achievement Award for implementing specific quality improvement measures treating patients who suffer severe heart attacks.
Received one-of-a-kind Safe Sleep certification from the National Safe Sleep Hospital Certification Program as a Gold Certified Safe Sleep Champion.
Launched a Women’s Heart Wellness Center at the Bradley Memorial Campus in Southington.
Named by Healthgrades as a recipient of a 2016 Distinguished Hospital Award for Clinical Excellence. Award is given to 260 hospitals throughout the United States for performing in the top 5 percent for at least 21 of 32 common inpatient conditions and procedures.
Earned Get With The Guidelines®–Heart Failure Silver Quality Achievement Award for implementing specific quality improvement measures outlined by the American Heart Association/American College of Cardiology Foundation’s secondary prevention guidelines for patients with heart failure.
Cardiac rehabilitation program at the New Britain campus earned three-year recertification from the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation (AACVPR). AACVPR-certified programs are recognized as leaders in the field of cardiovascular and pulmonary rehabilitation.
Recognized by LifeChoice Donor Services for achieving gold-level recognition with the United States Health Resources and Services Administration for its organ, eye and tissue donation and registration efforts between August 2014 and May 2015.
HOCC was rated by U.S. News & World Report as one of the Best Hospitals for Common Care and as high performing in the treatment of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).
Named a “Most Wired” hospital by Hospital and Health Networks, the magazine of the American Hospital Association. The award signifies a hospital’s commitment to technology and improving the efficiency of care delivery.
Launched new software program, Glucommander, to provide support in administration and maintenance of IV insulin. Program uses a sophisticated algorithm to calculate patients’ precise insulin doses based on response to insulin therapy.
Food and Nutrition Services rolled out a hospital-wide, on-demand dining service program at the New Britain campus. Patients call the diet hotline from their room phone to request the service.