Patient Education

Patient EducationPatients play an important role in their healing process. At Hartford HealthCare, our providers partner with patients to ensure optimal wellness.

This page has important tools for patients and caregivers like you, to help take control of your health.


A Patient's Guide to

Getting Better Faster

Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS)

ERAS is a pathway meant to help you prepare for surgery and recover more quickly. ERAS focuses on making you an active participant in your recovery because you are the most important member of your healthcare team.

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Patient Checklists & Videos

Get Ready for Surgery

Like an athlete in training, you can prepare for an easier recovery by planning ahead.

Colon Surgery

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