Hartford Hospital

Showing 1 - 10 of 406
  • Page
  • of 41
  • Next >

  • Why More Young Women are Having Heart Attacks

    June 24, 2019

    As more and more young women – particularly of color – experience high blood pressure, diabetes and obesity, they are having heart attacks at an alarming rate. According to a study in Circulation, the journal of the American Heart Association, the number of acute myocardial infarctions, or heart attacks, in…

  • Hartford Hospital Recertified as Comprehensive Stroke Center

    June 24, 2019

    Last month Hartford Hospital earned recertification from the Joint Commission as a Comprehensive Stroke Center. Hartford Hospital was originally certified in 2013. This is our third recertification. To be eligible, hospitals must demonstrate compliance with stroke-related standards as a Primary Stroke Center and meet additional requirements, including those related to…

  • Hartford HealthCare’s David A. Whitehead Named Connecticut’s 2019 Grassroots Champion

    June 21, 2019

    The American Hospital Association (AHA) and CHA recognized David A. Whitehead, Executive Vice President and Chief Strategy and Transformation Officer, Hartford HealthCare, as Connecticut’s 2019 Grassroots Champion at CHA’s 101st Annual Meeting on Thursday, June 20, 2019. As the 2019 Grassroots Champion, Mr. Whitehead is being recognized for his exceptional…

  • Heart & Vascular Institute Earns Top Cardiac Surgery Ratings in North America

    June 20, 2019

    The Heart & Vascular Institute at Hartford Hospital has earned distinguished international three-star ratings from The Society of Thoracic Surgeons for its patient care and outcomes in aortic valve replacement, coronary artery bypass grafting and mitral valve replacement and repair. Earning three-star ratings, which denote the highest level of quality,…

  • Detox Teas: Are They Really Healthy?

    June 20, 2019

    The so-called “detox teas” creating a buzz on social media may not be healthy after all, according to U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal, who spoke at a press conference June 17 at Hartford Hospital. Many of these teas, sold under a variety of names, claim to promote weight loss and a…

  • Get a Golf Swing Analysis at Travelers’ Sports Zone

    June 19, 2019

    Visitors to this week’s Travelers Championship golf tournament in Cromwell are invited to stop at the Hartford HealthCare Sports Zone, located between the 15th tee and 16th green. it’s a great place to take watch from elevated stadium seating in a climate-controlled tent. Dr. Antonio Fernandez, a Hartford HealthCare sports cardiologist,…

  • This Complex Hernia Case Took 9 Hours. Here’s Why.

    June 19, 2019

    After surviving sepsis and a monthlong coma when his pancreas failed and his body started to shut down, Eric Pinsonneault wasn’t too worried about a follow-up surgery a year later for a hernia that had developed at the site of his original incision. “I thought it would be pretty easy…

  • ART for Healing: Coping With Cancer Through Artistic Expression

    June 18, 2019

    When coping with a chronic illness such as cancer, patients and their caregivers can experience a range of complex emotions. Expressive arts and other forms of integrative medicine can be an important resource for people to learn coping strategies, express their feelings and help process experiences during early diagnosis, treatment and…

  • Men: Take Charge of Your Health (It’s Easy)

    June 18, 2019

    Dr. Jared Bieniek Medical Director Hartford HealthCare Tallwood Urology and Kidney Institute Men’s Health Waiting for your car to break down is the wrong time for a tune-up.  Preventive care can keep the engine running efficiently, avoiding headaches and expensive bills.  Unfortunately, many men do not care for their health…

  • New Study Shows Safety in Taking Blood Thinners Before Eye Surgery

    June 17, 2019

    Up until recently, doctors had no idea if people who needed eye surgery but were on blood thinners could continue taking their medication safely prior to their procedure. Many patients receive a nerve block on their eye and it was unclear if patients needed to stop taking them before receiving…


Showing 1 - 10 of 406
  • Page
  • of 41
  • Next >

Search This Section