Awards & Accreditations


Healthgrades:

  • Backus Hospital: Stroke
  • Hartford Hospital: Cranial Neurosurgery Excellence
  • Hospital of Central Connecticut: Spine, Spinal Fusion & Stroke
  • Midstate Medical Center: Spinal Fusion

Aetna IOQ Spine Surgery Recognition

  • Hartford Healthcare: Spine Wellness Center

First Information and Referral Center in CT by American Parkinson's Disease Association

  • Chase Family Movement Disorders Center designated the first Information and Referral Center in CT by American Parkinson's Disease Association.

$1.25 million Granted Headache Center for Headache Research and Administration 

  • The Migraine Research Foundation closed at the end of 2021, directing more than $1.25 million to the Headache Center to be used for headache research and administration of its ongoing grants program.
  • MRF Founder and Executive Director Cathy Glaser was named co-chair of the Headache Center’s Research Council and will work with Co-Chair Dr. Brian Grosberg, the Center’s medical director.

American Association of Neuromuscular & Electrodiagnostic Medicine (AANEM) Laboratory Accreditation

  • Hartford Hospital’s EEG Lab received the American Board of Registration of Electronencephalographic and Evoked Potential Technologist Accreditation, making it the first lab in CT to receive this accreditation.

National MS Society Center for Comprehensive MS Care

  • Multiple Sclerosis Center is recognized as a Center for Comprehensive MS Care by the National MS Society.

National Association of Epilepsy Level 4 Epilepsy Center Accreditation for 2021/2022

  • Epilepsy Center received Level 4 Accreditation from the National Association of Epilepsy Centers for 2021 and 2022/

Joint Commission Advanced Certification in spine surgery

  • The spine programs at MidState Medical Center and St. Vincent’s Medical Center have achieved Joint Commission Advanced Certification in spine surgery, two of six the country to do so.

HHC Stroke Centers:

  • Hartford Hospital Stroke Center was recognized by U.S. News & World Report for being rated “high performing” in Stroke Care for 2021-22.

Best Hospital for Stroke Care by the Women’s Choice Award

  • MidState Medical Center’s Stroke Program named Best Hospital for Stroke Care by the Women’s Choice Award

The American Heart Association Stroke Honor Role Elite Plus for 2021 Get with the Guidelines

  • Hartford Hospital’s Stroke Center, St. Vincent’s Medical Center, MidState Medical Center and The Hospital of Central CT were recognized by the American Heart Society as Stroke Honor Roll Elite for 2021 Get with the Guidelines

Primary Stroke Centers by the Joint Commission

  • Backus Hospital achieved recertification as a Primary Stroke Center by the Joint Commission
  • St. Vincent’s is recognized as an Advanced Primary Stroke Center of Excellence by the Joint Commission
  • Charlotte Hungerford Hospital (CHH) has become a Primary Stroke Center, a certification given by the Joint Commission given to those who establish a consistent and exceptional approach to Stroke and Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA) patient care in our community.

Ayer Neuroscience Institute