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  • HealthCare Matters: Join the CT Mirror Conversation

    March 06, 2019

    Early in the morning, while most of us are grabbing a cup of coffee before work, a nurse is on the road. She helped get her own family ready for the day, and she is on her way to take care of your family. One of our billing specialists is…

  • Luke Perry’s Death Raises Questions About Stroke. We Have Answers.

    March 05, 2019

    Actor Luke Perry’s death at age 52 is raising questions about stroke, including its signs and symptoms. Hartford HealthCare’s Dr. Mark Alberts, medical director of the Ayer Neuroscience Institute, has the information you need to act F.A.S.T. if you suspect a stroke is underway. Q: How common is it for…

  • MyChartPlus: Get Your Health Records With An App

    February 27, 2019

    Hartford HealthCare has a new online tool and app (iOS and Android) that make it easier for patients to navigate their care.  MyChartPLUS provides a secure network for patients to access their personalized health information and records from any PC, smartphone or tablet.  Dr. Spencer Erman is Vice President and Chief Medical…

  • Windham Hospital Offers Free Lecture Series on Common Orthopedic Ailments and Advanced Treatment Options

    February 08, 2019

    Learn how to get rid of pain and get your life back on track with a free orthopedic lecture series—“Less Pain, More Gain”—at Windham Hospital in March. This three part series includes: “Suffering from hip and knee pain?” on March 6 hosted by Orthopedic Surgeon Kevin Reagan, MD. Dr. Reagan will discuss Mako…

  • Windham Hospital Donates ‘Retired’ Vehicle for Training Exercises

    February 06, 2019

    A donation from Windham Hospital is helping the Scotland Fire Department save lives. The hospital has donated one of its retired Public Safety vehicles to the Scotland Volunteer Fire Department to be used for firefighter training. The gift was the idea of Windham Public Safety Officer Jim Meikle who also…

  • Being Rxesponsible When it Comes to Disposing of Old Prescription Medications

    January 31, 2019

    Older prescriptions in our homes can cause all sorts of problems, not the least of which are abuse and addiction. Rushford Medical Director Dr. J. Craig Allen explains how getting old or expired medications out of your house responsibly can help fight the nation’s opioid crisis.  Q: You see what…

  • Babies in Red Hats: Raising Awareness of Congenital Heart Defects

    January 30, 2019

    Pictured above: Angelica Otero of Willimantic holds her new baby boy Joeziah Cummings Otero who was born Jan. 26 at the Windham Hospital Birthing Center. They may not be aware of it quite yet, but babies born at Hartford HealthCare hospitals in February are taking part in their own effort to…

  • Windham Hospital Celebrates Women’s Heart Health with “Go Red” Event

    January 17, 2019

    Windham Hospital will “Go Red” for women’s heart health with its annual Girls Night Out event on Feb. 1 from 5:30-9 p.m. in the hospital’s Atrium and Education Center. The event will feature Adventure Bound’s Wild & Crazy Challenge Game Show, integrative therapies, a red wine tasting, shopping, drawings, refreshments…

  • Finding Success in Opioid Treatment

    January 07, 2019

    On a recent weekday, a patient was brought into The Windham Hospital Emergency Department overdosing on opioids; doctors diagnosed him with Opioid Use Disorder and asked if he wanted to start recovery. When he agreed, he was given a dose of Suboxone, a medication that eases what can be painful…

  • Suboxone Treatment Can Begin in the Emergency Room

    December 04, 2018

    On a recent Saturday, a patient was brought into The Hospital of Central Connecticut Emergency Department overdosing on opioids; doctors diagnosed him with Opioid Use Disorder and asked if he wanted to start recovery. When he agreed, they gave him a dose of Suboxone, a medication that eases what can…


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