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  • Hartford HealthCare Rehabilitation Network Recognizes World Lymphedema Day March 6

    February 28, 2019

    The Hartford HealthCare Rehabilitation Network Lymphedema team will be on hand with information tables at Hartford Hospital, MidState Medical Center, Hospital of Central Connecticut and the Hospital of Central Connecticut Cancer Center on March 6, 2019 in recognition of World Lymphedema Day. Did you know? Did you know 10 million…

  • MyChartPlus: Get Your Health Records With An App

    February 27, 2019

    Hartford HealthCare has a new online tool and app (iOS and Android) that make it easier for patients to navigate their care.  MyChartPLUS provides a secure network for patients to access their personalized health information and records from any PC, smartphone or tablet.  Dr. Spencer Erman is Vice President and Chief Medical…

  • Program for Crime Victims Expands, With Federal Grant, at The Hospital of Central Connecticut

    February 18, 2019

    A recent increase in federal funding through the Office of Victims Services has fueled an expansion of the Victims of Crime Act program at The Hospital of Central Connecticut. VOCA, overseen by the Hartford HealthCare Behavioral Health Network, has expanded services to Southington. Services in New Britain also have been…

  • Being Rxesponsible When it Comes to Disposing of Old Prescription Medications

    January 31, 2019

    Older prescriptions in our homes can cause all sorts of problems, not the least of which are abuse and addiction. Rushford Medical Director Dr. J. Craig Allen explains how getting old or expired medications out of your house responsibly can help fight the nation’s opioid crisis.  Q: You see what…

  • Babies in Red Hats: Raising Awareness of Congenital Heart Defects

    January 30, 2019

    Pictured above: Angelica Otero of Willimantic holds her new baby boy Joeziah Cummings Otero who was born Jan. 26 at the Windham Hospital Birthing Center. They may not be aware of it quite yet, but babies born at Hartford HealthCare hospitals in February are taking part in their own effort to…

  • Detection and Treatment for Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm

    January 25, 2019

    Abdominal aortic aneurysm – commonly known as “triple A” – is often referred to as the silent killer. But a simple, 10-minute screening for this condition along with early intervention have proven to be lifesaving. Vascular surgeon Dr. Akhilesh Kumar Jain from the Hartford HealthCare Heart & Vascular Institute explains….

  • Concerned About an Older Loved One? Start Gathering Information at the Healthy Family FunFest!

    January 20, 2019

    Worried about an older parent or family member? Want to check out options for care and services? The Healthy Family FunFest is a great place to begin gathering the information you need, and to learn about local health resources for your beloved family member. Begin with a visit to the…

  • 2019 Healthy Family FunFest Marks Event’s 10th Anniversary

    January 09, 2019

    Each February, thousands of people pass through the doors of the Aqua Turf in Plantsville/Southington for the Healthy Family FunFest. More than a health fair, it is an event built on strong local partnerships and a singular goal: provide the community with information, screenings and other resources to improve their…

  • Southington Police to Offer Free Child Safety Seat Checkups at Healthy Family FunFest

    January 09, 2019

    Most parents and caregivers use child safety seats for their young passengers. But did you know that only one in five seats is installed correctly? Child safety seats can reduce death due to a car accident by as much as 71 percent and prevent injury but only if they are…

  • Hospital Security: A Dog’s Perspective

    January 07, 2019

    All across Hartford HealthCare you’ll find safety officers dedicated to ensuring that your experience is the best it can be. But there is one new officer getting a lot of attention. With four paws and a tail, he answers to just one name: Nitro. Nitro is a two-year-old Belgian Malinois….


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