Hospital for Special Care Offers Innovative Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Management Programs

NEW BRITAIN, Conn. (Nov. 18, 2015) – November is Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) Awareness month and nearly 16 million Americans are diagnosed with COPD. Hospital for Special Care (HSC) offers medically-supervised smoking cessation treatment with both a medical doctor and a certified tobacco treatment specialist.

Governor Malloy Cuts Ribbon on Connecticut’s First In-patient Unit for Autism

John Votto, D.O., F.C.C.P., chief executive officer, Center for Special Care; Brian Becker, Connecticut state representative; First lady Cathy Malloy; Governor Dannel P. Malloy; Dr. Paul Scalise, M.D., F.C.C.P., executive vice president, Hospital for Special Care; Patricia Aguayo, M.D., M.P.H., medical director of autism services, Hospital for Special Care; and Lynn Ricci, FACHE, president & CEO, Hospital for Special Care.

Michael Timura Donation to Hospital for Special Care Creates New Scholarship for Physical Therapy Students

NEW BRITAIN, Conn. (Nov. 2, 2015) –  Hospital for Special Care (HSC) announced this week that Mike Timura, a longtime friend, business associate and benefactor has funded an additional scholarship at HSC. With Timura’s latest gift, he has donated in excess of $750,000 since 2000. These donations now fund seven scholarships.

Manes & Motions Therapeutic Riding Center Raises over $72,000 at The Mane Event

A country casual evening of great food, music and silent auction

Manes & Motions rider Max Sznaj dances with his riding instructor Marie Aparo at The Mane Event

Hospital for Special Care Announces Connecticut’s First In-patient Autism Unit

NEW BRITAIN, Conn. (Oct. 5, 2015) – Hospital for Special Care (HSC) unveiled plans today for Connecticut’s first in-patient unit designed for children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). HSC responded to a request for proposal from the Connecticut Department of Developmental Services (DDS) and was awarded a $500,000 grant for development, staff recruitment and training for the in-patient autism unit. This eight bed unit will serve children from ages 10 to 21, and it will create 38 new in-state jobs.

Hospital for Special Care Chief John Votto Announces Retirement Plan; Lynn Ricci to succeed Votto as President and CEO

NEW BRITAIN, Conn. (Sept. 17, 2015) – After 18 years as president and chief executive officer of Hospital for Special Care (HSC), John Votto, D.O., F.C.C.P., announced today that he will retire Oct. 1, 2016. The Center for Special Care (CSC), HSC’s parent organization, has appointed Lynn Ricci , FACHE, to succeed him effective Oct.

Hospital for Special Care Partnering with Ryan Martin Foundation to launch Youth Wheelchair Basketball Program

NEW BRITAIN, Conn. (Sept. 9, 2015) Hospital for Special Care (HSC) and the Ryan Martin Foundation (RMF) have joined forces to establish the first organized wheelchair basketball program in Connecticut ages 10 through 18 living with physical disabilities. The inaugural event will be held on Sat., Sept. 12, 2015 from 12:00 to 2:00 p.m. at the gymnasium at HSC’s Research & Education Center (370 Osgood Avenue, New Britain). 

Hospital for Special Care Opens Concussion Management Clinic

Multidisciplinary care to include physiatry, neuropsychology, speech and language pathology, physical and occupational therapy

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