Connect to Healthier.


Featured Videos

HealthCare Happenings November 2018

Preventing flu, facing the state's opioid crisis, and raising awareness about breast cancer: That and more happening across Hartford HealthCare!

Quality in All Things

When Dr. William Horgan really wants hospital leaders to understand the importance of hand hygiene, he brings out his guitar!

Increased Access to Specialty Services, Growth on the Shoreline and Plainfield and Enhanced Coordination of Care Highlight Backus and Windham Hospital Annual Meeting

Backus Hospital and Windham Hospital experienced a year of growth, increased access to specialty services in the community and enhanced care coordination in 2018, according to Hartford HealthCare East Region President Donna Handley at the combined Annual Meeting of the two hospitals on Nov. 7. The meeting, the theme of [...]

Winter Comfort Food Made Easy (and Healthy)

By Angela Frankland Registered Dietitian With the temperatures dipping and the leaves fallen, many of us will soon turn to comfort food to help us make it through the winter months. After all, there’s nothing like a big plate of mom’s pot roast and mashed potatoes to help you fight the [...]

Dr. Patricia DeFusco to Lead Hartford HealthCare Cancer Institute Breast Program

Dr. Patricia DeFusco (left) with Dr. April Duckworth at the recent Pink Party in West Hartford. Dr. Patricia DeFusco, affiliated with the Hartford Hospital Division of Medical Oncology since 1986, was recently named the first director of the Breast Program for the Hartford HealthCare Cancer Institute. Her experience – and [...]

The Mammogram: Demystified

Download this free informational resource to help you understand breast cancer and the procedures and treatments available to you at Connecticut’s largest breast program. Since the 1980’s, the mammogram has helped reduce breast cancer deaths by about 30%. Though it saves lives, this simple, 10-minute screening has a serious public [...]

Summer’s Gone. What About My Diet at Fall Fairs?

With the breathtaking foliage and cool temperatures, it’s no surprise that fall is a favorite time of year for many of us New Englanders. But with the kids heading back to school, after-school activities and the lure of the dreaded corndog or blooming onion at the Hebron Harvest Fair, this [...]

Here’s What’s in Your Flu Vaccine: Will It Work This Season?

Wasn’t it just yesterday that we were sunning ourselves at Hammonasset Beach? Maybe it only feels that way, but now it’s officially fall and we only care about one thing — the coming flu season. Predicting the severity of a flu season isn’t like predicting which team will win more football [...]


Medical Services

What services can we help you find? View Services A to Z


Upcoming Events

Wednesday, Nov 28, 2018, 6:00PM - 7:30PM

Suffering Knee or Hip Pain?

In this free educational seminar, you will learn more about; MAKOplasty robot-assisted joint replacement surgery, learn how this technique [...]

Tuesday, Dec 11, 2018, 9:30AM - 11:00AM

Breastfeeding Class

In this class we will educate pregnant women about how to breastfeed and how to get started. There will be a question and answer period [...]

Wednesday, Dec 12, 2018, 1:00PM - 2:30PM

Parkinson's Disease Support Group

This group is for all patients with Parkinson's Disease and their family and caregivers. The group meets on the second Wednesday of each [...]


Connect With Us