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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.

Our Mission is Saving Lives!

Dr. Jim Cardon sheds light on Hartford HealthCare's negotiations with Anthem.

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 [...]

Can Sex Cause Death By Sudden Cardiac Arrest?

Sex doesn’t kill, according to what appears to be the first study to evaluate sexual activity as a trigger for sudden cardiac arrest. Researchers reviewing data on 4,557 adult deaths caused by sudden cardiac arrest between 2002 and 2015 in Portland, Ore., found only 34 involved sex. The report was [...]

A New Type Of Police Training: When The Missing Person Has Dementia

When Officer John John of the Willimantic Police Department is dispatched with his canine partner to search for a missing person, his adrenaline begins racing and his already animated and rapid-fire way of talking amplifies. That will be changing in some cases, however, after he attended a training on how [...]

Hartford HealthCare, Aetna Announce Three-Year Network Agreement

Three months before contract expiration, new contract means Hartford HealthCare hospitals, ancillary providers and employed physicians will remain in-network without interruption. Hartford HealthCare and Aetna today announced a three-year agreement effective Jan. 1, 2018. The agreement was reached three months before the current multiyear contract expired. The new contract includes [...]

Hartford HealthCare Physician Provides Perspective On Anthem Dispute

Hartford HealthCare, in its second day of a contract impasse with Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield, released a video statement Monday by a high-ranking physician who called for a quick settlement that would minimize patient disruption. “Contracting with insurance companies is a necessary part of our work,” said Dr. James [...]

Kristoffer Popovitch named Interim Vice President of Operations for the Hartford HealthCare Cancer Institute

Kristoffer Popovitch RT(R), MBA, has been named Interim Vice President of Operations for the Hartford HealthCare Cancer Institute (HHCCI). In this expanded role, Kristoffer will oversee HHCCI growth, integration, physician relations and other important functions, working collaboratively with HHCCI Physician-in-Chief, Dr. Peter Yu. In addition, he will continue to serve [...]

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