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

Eastern Connecticut Heart Walk 2017

It was sneakers (not boots) on the ground as Backus Hospital and Windham Hospital combined forces for the 2017 American Heart Association's Eastern Connecticut Heart Walk at the Mohegan Reservation.

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 [...]

Nutrition: How To Become A Happy (And Healthy) Tailgater

Tailgating classics like cheesy appetizers, burgers, hot dogs, pretzels and beer may get you in the game-day mood but they can really pack in the calories and sodium. There are almost 500 calories in one soft pretzel. A 150-pound woman would need to cycle 10 mph for 81 minutes to [...]

Having Surgery? Why Recovery Now Includes Chewing Gum In The Hospital

Across Hartford HealthCare, surgery ain’t what it used to be. And that’s helping patients get better, faster. With a new systemwide model called Enhanced Recovery After Surgery, recovery begins long before the patient arrives at the hospital. A new guidebook provided at pre-surgical visits advises patients to start training for [...]


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