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2013 NEWS RELEASES
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12/18 “Stop the Stigma” of Mental Illness – The Theme for Hartford Hospital’s 2014 Black & Red Fundraising Gala
12/17 Hartford Hospital First in Connecticut to Utilize Non-Invasive Technology To Assess Liver Disease
12/10 The Genetics Research Center and the Institute of Living at Hartford Hospital Receive $1.25 Million Grant to Study Treatment of Depression
09/17 Hartford HealthCare Selected to Be First Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Alliance Member 
08/06 Google Glass™ Arrives at Hartford Hospital’s Simulation Center
08/01 Hartford Hospital Announces First Employees to Purchase Homes as Part of Housing Incentive Program
07/29 Hartford Hospital Receives Approval To Expand Simulation Center
07/24 Backus and Hartford HealthCare affiliation is approved
07/16 U.S. News & World Report Names Hartford Hospital Among the Best in Connecticut
07/02 Hartford Hospital Appoints Tina M. Varona, Media Relations Manager
06/04 Hartford Foundation Grant to Enhance Patient Education at Hartford Hospital
05/29 Hartford Hospital Surgeon Becomes First in New England to Perform Single Site Hysterectomy through Belly Button Incision with da Vinci® System
05/09 The Stroke Center at Hartford Hospital Designated New England's First Comprehensive Stroke Center
01/30 Hartford Hospital Appoints Courtland G. Lewis Clinician-in-Chief

 


2012 NEWS RELEASES
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12/13 Hartford HealthCare and Westfarms Mall Join Forces To Improve Community Health and Wellness
11/29 Hartford HealthCare Adopts Universal Flu Vaccination Program
09/06 Hartford Hospital Offers New App to Help Expecting, New and Veteran Moms Track Essential Information for Children
08/21 Hartford HealthCare Unveils News Health Lab Exhibit at the CT Science Center
08/17 Backus and Hartford HealthCare agree to affiliate, seek needed approvals
07/30 Hartford Hospital & VNA HealthCare Notification to Patients of Computer Theft
07/06 Generous Grant Helps Restore Olmsted’s Legacy at Hartford Hospital’s Institute of Living
07/06
Hartford Hospital Selected to Continue Participation in National Cancer Institute Program of Research & Care at Community Hospitals
07/06
Hartford Hospital Unveils New Digital Mobile Mammography Vehicle
07/06
Hartford Hospital Renews Affiliation with China’s QiLu Hospital and Shandong Medical University
05/24 Backus and Hartford HealthCare Sign Memorandum of Understanding
04/16
Hartford Hospital first in region to remove gallbladder with single, belly button incision
04/05 Hartford Hospital Names Chief of Cardiac Surgery
02/21 Hartford Hospital Receives Transformational Gift: $5 million to create the “Tallwood Urological and Kidney Institute”
02/08 Hartford Hospital First in Region To Offer TAVR, a New FDA-Approved Alternative to Open Heart Surgery
02/07 Hartford Hospital Welcomes Dr. John J. Coen, Radiation Oncologist
02/03 Hartford Hospital Marks Surgery Milestone: 5000th Robotic Surgery
02/03 Backus and Hartford HealthCare to explore affiliation
01/12 Cancer Center Accredited by the Commission on Cancer of the American College of Surgeons
01/11 Sleep Specialist Joins Hartford Hospital

 


2011 News Releases
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10/26/2011 LIFE STAR Gets National Recognition - Awarded AAMS Program of the Year for 2011
10/18/2011 Hartford Hospital Appoints New Chief Medical Officer
10/14/2011 Dr. Ricardo Taboada Joins Hartford Hospital
08/25/2011 Hartford Hospital Names Director of Transplant Program
08/02/2011 Hartford Hospital Doctor Receives Theodore Reich Prize
07/26/2011 Hartford HealthCare Announces CEO Changes for Hospital and System
07/14/2011 Hartford Hospital Named 2011 Most Wired Hospital
07/14/2011 Hartford Hospital Honored by the American Stroke Association
07/14/2011 Hartford Hospital Welcomes Dr. Timothy Machon
06/13/2011 Surgical Weight Loss Center Reaccredited as a Center for Excellence
06/02/2011 Genomas Receives $1.3 Million Grant From the National Institutes of Health 
06/01/2011 Hartford Hospital Honors Six Doctors at Annual Medical Staff Awards Ceremony
05/16/2011 Hartford Hospital Welcomes Dr. Jason Gluck
05/16/2011 Hartford Hospital Welcomes Dr. Martin Ollenschleger
05/16/2011 Hartford Hospital Welcomes Dr. Immad Sadiq
04/25/2011 Hartford Hospital Welcomes Dr. Helen Corbett
04/25/2011 Hartford Hospital Welcomes Dr. David Curtis
04/25/2011 Hartford Hospital Welcomes Dr. Chike V. Chukwumah
04/13/2011 West Hartford Big Y Helps More Women Get Breast Cancer Screenings
03/30/2011 1-800-DOCTORS® - One Call Does It All in Connecticut
03/29/2011 Hartford Hospital Ranks First in Region in U.S. News & World Report's Best Hospitals Metro Area Rankings
03/29/2011 Hartford Hospital Chief of Cardiology to Deliver Inaugural Lecture at Brigham & Women’s Hospital
03/25/2011 Hartford Hospital Cardiologist Honored
03/03/2011 Hartford HealthCare Has a Brand New Look
01/20/2011 FTC Approves Hartford HealthCare Affiliation With Central Connecticut Health Alliance 
01/17/2011 Avon Breast Health Outreach Program Awards Grant for Breast Cancer Awareness Program to Hartford Hospital
 


2010 News Releases
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10/19/10 Researchers study whether a special vest can help heart attack victims
09/14/10 Hartford Hospital Installs New State-Of-The-Art Breast MRI System
08/11/10 Hartford Hospital Recruiting Patients with Irregular Heartbeat to Participate in Research Study
08/05/10 Statement from the Rosenstein Family
08/02/10 Stroke Center Recognized for Quality Care
07/09/10 Hartford Hospital Named 2010 Most Wired Hospital
07/01/10 Avoid Emergency Rooms This Holiday Weekend!
06/30/10 Two Hartford Hospital Employees Recognized as Healthcare Heroes by CHA
06/18/10 Saving Lives for 25 Years: LIFE STAR Turns 25
06/07/10 Marijuana Smoking Associated With Minimal Changes In Driving Performance, Study Finds 
06/07/10 Hartford Hospital Offers Patients Leading-Edge Angiography and Neuroradiology Technology
05/31/10 Hartford Hospital Performs 300th Heart Transplant
05/19/10 Mobile Mammography Van Celebrates 5th Anniversary 
05/06/10 Hospital Honors Five Exceptional Physicians with Annual Medical Staff Awards
04/30/10 Hartford Hospital Award Nearly $3 Million to Expand Cancer Research
04/22/10 Hartford Hospital Named A “Blue Distinction” Center
04/22/10 Hartford Hospital Breaks Ground on Future of Medical Education
04/12/10 Hartford Hospital Appoints Vice President, Government And Community Alliances
04/09/10 Avon Foundation Breast Cancer Fund Awards Grant for Breast Cancer Awareness Program to Hartford Hospital
04/09/10 Hartford Hospital’s Women’s Ambulatory Health Services Opens on Park Street
04/09/10 Debera Palmeri Named Chair of the American Liver Foundation, Connecticut Division
04/09/10 Veteran News Reporter Joins Hartford Hospital
04/09/10 Local Breast Cancer Advocate Awarded Scholarship to Attend National Avon Foundation Breast Cancer Forum
03/18/10 Hartford Hospital Appoints Heather Finn M.Ac, L.Ac, as Acupuncturist in Integrative Medicine
03/16/10 Hartford Healthcare Unveils New Wethersfield Medical Office
03/08/10 Hartford Hospital and YMCA Team Up to Keep Hartford Healthy
03/08/10 Hartford Healthcare Appoints Michele Bush, Esq., as General Counsel
02/24/10 Hartford Healthcare Makes Great Strides With "Solid Foundation" Strategy 
02/11/10 Hartford Hospital Unveils Hybrid Operating Room - First of its kind in Connecticut
02/11/10 Hartford Hospital Voted Top Area Hospital
02/09/10 Hartford Hospital Appoints Betsy L. Boatman as VP of Cardiology & Transplantation
01/29/10 Rocco Orlando III, MD Appointed Senior Vice President and Chief Medical Officer for
Hartford Healthcare and Hartford Hospital
01/28/10 Hartford Hospital Announces Major Gifts for New England's Premier Simulation, Education and Training Center
01/15/10 Medical Staff Officers Appointed at Hartford Hospital
01/07/10 Partnership for Breast Care Receives Three-Year Accreditation
01/07/10 Hartford Hospital Helps Smokers Quit in the New Year

 


2009 News Releases
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11/05/09 Hartford Area Hospitals Join City of Hartford in Gun Buy-Back Program
11/04/09 Hartford Healthcare and ConnectiCare Announce New Contract
11/19/09 New Agreement for Hartford Healthcare and Aetna
11/19/09 Tobacco-free policies are now in effect at Hartford Hospital, Connecticut Children’s Medical Center, and Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center
11/18/09 Hospital Gowns Go High-Tech at Hartford Hospital 
11/16/09 Karen Goyette Named Vice President, Strategic Planning & Business Development for Hartford Healthcare and Hartford Hospital 
11/12/09 Dr. Elizabeth Brady Honored by the Connecticut Women’s Hall of Fame
11/5/09 HARTFORD HOSPITAL WELCOMES DR. DAVID P. EISENBERG / Surgical Oncologist Joins the Helen & Harry Gray Cancer Center
11/3/09 Riding for a Reason Event Benefits Hospital’s Cancer Center
10/30/09 Visitor Restrictions in Place at Both Hartford Hospital and Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center to Protect Patients, Children from the H1N1 Flu
10/13/09 Federal Recovery Act Funding Reaches Connecticut: Hartford Hospital’s Director of Cardiology Awarded $865K to Study Effectiveness of Coenzyme Q10 in Reducing Drug Induced Myopathy Caused by Statins
08/14/09 Dr. Robert Siegel Named to American Board of Internal Medicine 
08/11/09 Stroke Center Recognized by American Stroke Association
08/10/09 Hartford Hospital Introduces First Robot in the State to Correct Complex Heart Arrhythmias
08/06/09 The Hospital of Central Connecticut and Hartford Hospital Form New Strategic Affiliation
07/23/09 Hartford Hospital Named A U.S.News & World Report Best Hospital
07/15/09 Dr. David Hull Honored by the National Kidney Foundation of Connecticut
07/14/09 Hartford Hospital Named 2009 Most Wired and Most Wireless Hospital 
07/10/09 Hartford Hospital Partners With Connecticut Children’s Medical Center To Host Seymour Square Community Farm Stand
06/26/09 Hartford Hospital Doctors Among First in State to Utilize New Lung Cancer Detection and Staging Technology

06/24/09

Hartford Hospital VP, Kevin Kinsella, Honored by Connecticut Hospital Association
06/15/09 Hartford Hospital Appoints Michael Nailor as Infectious Diseases Pharmacist
06/10/09 Hartford Hospital COO Honored as Distinguished Alumnus of the Year by The George Washington University
06/10/09 Hartford Medical Group and Eastern Rehabilitation Network “Top Off” New Wethersfield Office
05/13/09 Hartford Hospital Researchers Investigate Use of TB Drug for Anxiety
05/11/09 Hartford Hospital Steps Up Recruitment for Clinical Cancer Trials
04/29/09 MidState Medical Center President & CEO Lucille Janatka Named Top 25 Women in Healthcare
04/07/09 Paul S. Besson Appointed Senior VP, Human Resources, for Hartford Hospital and Hartford Healthcare
04/03/09 Hartford Hospital Debuts First Teaching Surgical Robot in New England
03/25/09 Hartford Hospital Appoints Vice President Of Cancer Program
03/19/09 Chest Pain Center Receives Expanded Accreditation
02/27/09 Hartford Hospital Appoints Vice President of Support Services
02/27/09 Chief Strategy Officer Appointed for Hartford Hospital and Hartford Healthcare
02/13/09 Patient Donates Gift from the Heart
02/04/09 Hartford Hospital Improves Emergency Cardiac Care
01/07/09 Dr. Peruvamba R. Venkatesh Achieves Fellowship in the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh
01/07/09 Dr. Kenneth Robinson Receives Distinguished Physician Award

 


2008 News Releases
 
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12/1/08 Dr. Stuart Lieblich Elected to the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons
11/26/08 Hartford Hospital Receives Prestigious National Honor for Cardiology
11/21/08 Statement Regarding Potential Partnership with University of Connecticut
11/11/08 The Lance Armstrong Foundation Selects Hartford Hospital to Develop Breast Cancer Survivorship Program
10/30/08 Hartford Hospital, CCMC, Receive Joint Level I Trauma Center Designation
10/10/08 Hartford Hospital Introduces Next Generation of Faster, Less Invasive Breast Cancer Treatment
10/03/08 National Kidney Foundation Honors Dr. John D’Avella
09/29/08 Orthopaedic Joint Replacement Surgeon from Leading New York Hospital Comes to Hartford
09/17/08 Leading Surgical Oncologists Join Hartford Hospital
08/26/08 Hartford Hospital Welcomes Dr. Donna Polk
08/21/08 Hartford Hospital Makes Emergency Care Even Safer
08/18/08
07/25/08 Hartford Hospital Named 2008 Most Wired Hospital
07/22/08 Hartford Hospital Welcomes Dr. Steven Zweibel
07/16/08 Hartford Hospital Participates In New England’s First Three-Way Organ Exchange
07/11/08 Hartford Hospital Listed As A U.S.News & World Report Best Hospital
07/08/08 Hartford Hospital Dental Clinic Receives Grant From Connecticut Department Of Social Services
07/08/08 Hartford Hospital Awarded Silver Innovation Prize
07/02/08 Hartford Hospital Participating In Revolutionary Cancer Research Project
07/01/08 Hartford Hospital Welcomes Dr. David A. Monti
07/01/08 Hartford Hospital Welcomes Dr. Morris Papernik
06/24/08 Windham Hospital Joins Hartford Healthcare Corporation
05/27/08 New Chief Financial Officer Named for Hartford Hospital
04/14/08 Hartford Hospital’s Imaging Center Wins ACR Accreditation For CT Scanning
04/04/08 Hartford Hospital Surgical Weight Loss Program
Earns “Center of Excellence” Status
04/02/08 Hartford Hospital Named One of 84 “Blue Distinction”
Cancer Centers in the Country
02/28/08 Hartford Hospital Physician Returns To India On Mission Of Mercy
02/27/08 Hartford Hospital’s Institute of Living Seeks Participants for Nationwide Study of Genetics in Bipolar Disorder and Schizophrenia
02/22/08 New CEO Announced For Hartford Hospital
And Hartford Healthcare Corporation
02/22/08 Hartford Hospital Surgical Oncologists Appointed to Pre-eminent Cancer Positions
02/20/08 Hartford Hospital Offers Therapeutic Clinical Trials for Colorectal, Breast, and Lung Cancers as Part of NCI Community Cancer Centers Program Pilot
02/10/08
02/01/08 Michael C. Lindberg, MD, FACP, appointed director of the Department of Medicine at Hartford Hospital

 

2007 News Releases
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12/12/07 Prominent Hartford Hospital Physician Receives Posthumous Award
12/10/07 New Hartford Hospital Cancer Center in Avon to be Named for Grays
11/27/07 Live Webcast 1/18/08: Bone-Anchored Hearing Aid (BAHA) Procedure
11/15/07 Institute of Living Tests Virtual Reality for Combat Stress
10/23/07 Hartford Hospital Wins National Recognition For Increasing Organ Donation Rate
10/22/07  Hartford Hospital Appoints New COO
10/05/07 Hartford Hospital, City of Hartford to hold Flu Clinic on October 22
9/25/07 Dr. Wencker Brings Infusion Center, Leadership for Heart Failure and Transplant Program, to Hartford Hospital
9/18/07 Hartford Hospital to Conduct Bioterrorism Training in Estonia
7/19/07 Hartford Hospital Wins Connecticut Workforce Award
7/17/07 Hartford Hospital Named A “Most Wired” Hospital Ranking lists the nation’s top 100 hospitals in using information technology
7/16/07 Hartford Hospital Listed for Psychiatry on US News & World Report’s List of “Best Hospitals”
7/13/07
6/22/07 Hartford Hospital Among the Best in the Country for Treating Heart Attacks
6/14/07 Hartford Hospital Is Designated An NCI Pilot Site National Program, Based at 16 Hospitals, Aims to Bring State-of-the-Art Cancer Care to All
6/6/07
5/31/07