The Institute of Living announces outpatient program for returning college students diagnosed with depression or anxiety.
Starting the week of Dec. 15, the Institute of Living (IOL) at Hartford Hospital will hold a four-to-five week intensive outpatient program specifically for young adults returning to the area from college who have been diagnosed with depression or anxiety.
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Barry N. Kriesberg, FACHE, named Vice President of Operations for Hartford Hospital
Barry N. Kriesberg, FACHE will join the Hartford Hospital and Hartford Region teams as vice president of Operations, transitioning into his new role in December. Barry, who has a long career in the health care industry, will fill Bimal Patel’s former position as Bimal moves to a system-wide role with Hartford HealthCare.
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Bimal Patel named Senior Vice President for Operational Integration for Hartford HealthCare
Bimal PatelIt is our vision to create a single, consistently excellent patient experience across Hartford HealthCare. This is our promise to our patients and families. We want to be their choice for all of their health care needs. To do that, we need to further integrate key services and ensure that we are using and sharing best practices across our system.

We have made tremendous headway so far. In order to accelerate this progress, we have created the position of senior vice president for operational integration for Hartford HealthCare. And we have found a proven leader to take on this vital role: Bimal Patel, regional vice president of operations for Hartford Hospital.
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National News: One U.S. Hospital's Strategy For Stopping Ebola's Advance - NPR
In Spain, a nurse treating a patient for Ebola contracted the virus herself. And that brings renewed attention to concerns for the safety of health care workers.  Jeff Cohen of WNPR visited Hartford Hospital in Connecticut to see how it’s preparing.
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