Hospital for Special Care: Media Statement regarding Shooting Incident

Thursday, Feb. 23, 2012 9:00 a.m. 

“Last evening at approximately 5:50 p.m. EST, following an employee disciplinary action, two Hospital for Special Care employees were shot by a fellow employee.  Hospital staff immediately implemented safety protocols and local EMS and law enforcement officials quickly arrived on the scene, cared for the injured and locked down the facility.  The shooting occurred in an isolated building maintenance area and patients were never in danger.

Hospital for Special Care Awarded $1.2 Million Grant - Its Largest Ever - From The Maximilian E. & Marion O. Hoffman Foundation

HSC to Build National Parkinson Foundation Center of Excellence - One of Only 40 Worldwide

NEW BRITAIN, Conn. (July 19, 2017) – The Maximilian E. & Marion O. Hoffman Foundation, Inc. is awarding Hospital for Special Care (HSC) $1.2 million to build the Maximilian E. & Marion O. Hoffman Foundation, Inc., National Parkinson Foundation Center of Excellence, one of only 40 Centers of Excellence worldwide and the first in Connecticut. The grant is the largest single gift ever to HSC.

Hospital for Special Care and The Lions Club Partner to Open Low Vision Center

Low Vision Center to provide services for both adults and children

“Spectrum of Kindness” Continues to Foster Inspiration and Share Stories of Kindness from Across the Nation

Annual Hospital for Special Care initiative seeks stories during Autism Awareness Month

Hospital for Special Care Certified Top Neuromuscular Care Center

The HSC MDA Care Center offers most comprehensive neuromuscular outpatient program in the region

NEW BRITAIN, Conn. (March. 22, 2017) - Hospital for Special Care (HSC) MDA Care Center recently received certification from the Muscular Dystrophy Association for providing the best care in a multidisciplinary setting. The Muscular Dystrophy Association awards this certification to the top 200 clinics in the United States treating patients with muscular disorders.

Hospital for Special Care to Offer Scholarships in Greater New Britain Area

Students to have the ability to apply for nine scholarships from HSC

NEW BRITAIN, Conn. (Jan. 24, 2017) – Hospital for Special Care (HSC) welcomes scholarship applications for 2017. Nine scholarships will be offered in three healthcare disciplines: medicine, nursing and physical therapy. Applications must be postmarked by April 8, 2016. Applications postmarked after this date will not be considered. The amount for each scholarship is specified on the application. 

The Autism Inpatient Unit at Hospital for Special Care Helps Revolutionize Autism Treatment in Its First Year

AIUNEW BRITAIN, Conn. (Jan. 6, 2017) – On Wednesday, Dec. 28, 2016, The Autism Inpatient Unit at Hospital for Special Care (HSC), celebrated its first anniversary. At the time of its inception, this eight-bed unit was the first of its kind in Connecticut and one of only 10 interdisciplinary treatment facilities in the nation.

Lynn Ricci Officially Assumes Role as President and CEO of Center of Special Care, Inc.

NEW BRITAIN, Conn. (Oct. 28, 2016) – On Oct. 1, 2016, Lynn Ricci, FACHE, began her role as president and chief executive officer (CEO) of Center of Special Care Inc. (CSC),the parent organization of Hospital for Special Care (HSC).

Hospital for Special Care Urges Concussion Prevention for Upcoming Sports Season

HSC concussion team is available as an educational resource to discuss prevention strategies

NEW BRITAIN, Conn. (Aug. 24aa, 2016) – As athletes continue summer sport practices and gear up for the fall sports season,  Hospital for Special Care (HSC) urges coaches and athletes to understand the importance of preventing concussions.

Media Statement Regarding the Passing of Jay Fishman

“We are deeply saddened by the passing of our friend Jay Fishman. We had the pleasure of knowing Jay through this year’s Travelers Championship and are grateful for the opportunity he afforded our ALS patients. He was an extraordinary person, business leader and friend. Our entire Hospital for Special Care family sends its heartfelt condolences to his wife Randy and the entire Fishman family. We feel blessed to have known Jay and to have been even a small part of his amazing life.”

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