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Firefighters: Brothers Bonded For Life

When firefighter Kevin Theriault was gravely ill and needed a kidney transplant, he didn't need to look any further than his own fire house for a matching donor.

The Dawn of a New Stroke Protocol

A groundbreaking new study called DAWN is helping hospitals and health systems around the world establish protocols that increase the time window of treatment for patients who have had an ischemic stroke, greatly reducing disability and improving outcomes.

Anthem Negotiations

Hartford HealthCare announced that it has reached an agreement on a contract with Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield that will benefit patients for years to come.


PODCAST: Can ‘Big Data’ Save Your Life?

Is the future of medicine based in big data? That’s the topic up for discussion as hosts Elliot Joseph and Rebecca Stewart welcome MIT’s Dr. Dimitris Bertsimas as their guest in the latest Connect To Healthier: HealthCare Matters podcast. Dr. Bertsimas is an international expert in “big data,” and a [...]

Healthy Holiday Eating

You may have worked hard all year in building and tweaking that perfect diet, only now to be swept into a tunnel of temptation during the holiday season. How can you stay on track despite the holidays? What I tell people is that during the holiday season enjoy it,” said obesity medicine specialist [...]

HHC’s New “Mission Control” Gets Patients to the Right Place at the Right Time

In a renovated space on the Newington campus, registered nurses sit behind computer screens monitoring and regulating the flow of patients in, out and through Hartford HealthCare’s acute-care hospitals. They might hear this when the phone rings on a typical day: An in-patient at MidState needs to be wheeled from [...]

Deep Brain Stimulation And Other Heady Topics As Discussed By A Neurosurgeon

Patients with Parkinson’s disease whose symptoms can’t be controlled with medication may be a candidates for a surgical procedure known as Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS). Neurosurgeon Dr. Patrick Senatus is the medical director of DBS clinic at Hartford HealthCare’s Ayer Neuroscience Institute. He discusses the procedure, and takes on a couple of [...]

Dry Needling For Pain Relief: The New Trend In Physical Therapy

“Dry needling” is one of the new and alternative therapies making its way into the practice of physical therapy Dry needling uses acupuncture needles to relieve muscle pain. The term “dry” refers to the fact that there is no medication in or on the needles themselves. Physical therapist Matt Reynolds [...]

Hartford HealthCare Center for Healthy Aging receives Social Accountability Award

SOUTHINGTON – Hartford HealthCare Center for Healthy Aging recently received the Social Accountability Award of Excellence from LeadingAge Connecticut in recognition of the Center’s work helping seniors and families/caregivers navigate Connecticut’s healthcare system. The award was presented on Oct. 24 during the LeadingAge Connecticut Annual Meeting held at the Aqua [...]

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