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  • Hartford HealthCare Physician Provides Perspective On Anthem Dispute

    October 03, 2017

    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.

  • Hartford HealthCare announces regional leadership changes

    September 11, 2017 | By Hartford HealthCare

    Hartford HealthCare (HHC) Monday announced executive leadership changes that include new presidents in each of its regions, including Backus and Windham hospitals, Hartford Hospital, the Hospital of Central Connecticut and MidState Medical Center. The changes will take effect Oct. 1, the start of the health system’s fiscal year.

  • Windham Hospital Receives Mission: Lifeline® Bronze Award from the American Heart Association

    June 21, 2017

    Windham Hospital has received the Mission: Lifeline® Bronze Referring Quality Achievement Award for implementing specific quality improvement measures outlined by the American Heart Association for the treatment of patients who suffer severe heart attacks.

  • Windham Hospital to Hold Cancer Survivors Day Luncheon, June 17

    May 31, 2017 | By Steve Coates

    Windham Hospital’s 12th Annual Cancer Survivors Day Luncheon will be held on Saturday, June 17 from 12 noon to 2 pm in the Betty Tipton Room at Eastern Connecticut State University on 260 High Street in Willimantic.

  • Windham Hospital to Host Free Community Talk On Robotic Knee and Hip Surgery Options May 31

    May 30, 2017 | By Steve Coates

    Orthopedic surgeons Kevin Reagan, MD, and Biren V. Chokshi, MD, will host a free community education event on MAKO robotic arm-assisted technology for knee and hip procedures on Wednesday, May 31 from 6-7:30 p.m. in the Windham Hospital Education Center at 112 Mansfield Ave. in Willimantic.

  • Accomplished Spine Surgeon Performs First Case at Windham Hospital

    May 11, 2017 | By Steve Coates

    On May 8, 2017, Dr. Daniel George performed a lumbar (lower back) discectomy in the Windham Hospital operating room. It was the first time in more than 13 years that spine surgery was performed at the hospital. The same day procedure, which removes herniated disc material that is pressing on a nerve root or the spinal cord, was a success with the patient being able to leave the hospital just hours after surgery.

  • Important Information for Patients with UnitedHealthcare and Oxford Health Plans

    April 15, 2017 | By Hartford HealthCare

    Hartford HealthCare and UnitedHealthcare have agreed on a new contract. Members of UnitedHealthcare and Oxford Health Plans may continue to use Hartford HealthCare services as usual, on an in-network basis.

  • WCMH Auxiliary Seeking Applications for Anne L. Card Memorial Scholarship

    March 02, 2017

    The Auxiliary to Windham Hospital is seeking applications from area high school seniors for the Anne L. Card Memorial Scholarship. The scholarship, named in honor of the late Anne L. Card who was a 50-plus year member of the Auxiliary and a dedicated volunteer at the hospital, awards two $1,000 scholarships to students planning to enter a full-time course of study in medical related fields.

  • Windham Hospital Surgeons Perform Hospital’s First Robotic Joint Replacement

    February 16, 2017 | By Steve Coates

    Windham Hospital’s robotic joint replacement program has officially begun with three total hip replacement cases being performed in the hospital’s operating room on Feb. 14, 2017.

  • Highlights from the 2016 Windham Hospital Annual Meeting

    January 19, 2017 | By Hartford HealthCare

    Adding four orthopedic surgeons, purchasing a surgical robot for hip and knee replacement and the opening of the Hartford HealthCare Center for Healthy Aging were highlights of fiscal year 2016 for Windham Hospital.

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