Hospital for Special Care Awards $31,000 in Scholarships to Eight Local Students

NEW BRITAIN, Conn. (Aug. 14, 2015) – Hospital for Special Care (HSC) is honoring eight area students for their academic achievements. The first Florence Timura Medical Student Scholarship was awarded to Caitlin M. Bette-Waner, a fourth-year medical student at University of Connecticut (UConn) School of Medicine in the amount of $12,000. This scholarship was made possible through a contribution to HSC by Mike Timura, a longtime friend, business associate and benefactor of the Hospital, in honor of his wife Florence.

The Autism Center at Hospital for Special Care Expands Services

Three leading doctoral-level clinicians join the team at HSC

NEW BRITAIN, Conn. (July 13, 2015) – The Autism Center at HSC is proud to announce that it is adding significant capacity for child-centered evaluation and therapy sessions as well as expanded  school consultation services for children on the autism spectrum. Joining the staff are three leading doctoral-level clinicians

Hospital for Special Care Hosts 12th Annual Juried Art Show

Award winning artist Heather Whitehouse 2015 juror

Pictured from left: Richard Raicik; Sara Brown; Paul Baylock; Heather Whitehouse, Juror; Clinton Deckert; Layne; Kathleen Curran Smits; Jean Dalton; and Marek Barczyk (not pictured is Richard Brzozowski)

Connecticut Advocates for Parkinson’s, Hospital for Special Care Team Up

New Britain, Conn. (June 12, 2015) – In a meeting held earlier this spring at Hospital for Special Care (HSC) in New Britain, the framework for a collaborative working partnership was agreed to between Connecticut Advocates for Parkinson’s (CAP) and the Neurological and Neuromuscular units of HSC.

HSC Leader Earns Top Healthcare Credential

Lynn Ricci now a Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives

CHICAGO, Ill. (June 9, 2015) – Lynn Ricci, chief operating officer of Hospital for Special Care (HSC) in New Britain, Connecticut has been named a Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE), the nation’s leading professional society for healthcare leaders.

Hospital for Special Care Continues to Build Nationwide Autism Network

Invites public to support Autism Awareness Month by sharing inspirational stories and acts of kindness 

WHAT:    Through its second annual Spectrum of Kindness initiative, Hospital for Special Care is reaching out to the community to help promote a better understanding of the challenges associated with raising and caring for a child with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD).

Governor Malloy to announce nation's first patient-centered specialty practice for autism.

WHAT:      Governor Dannel P. Malloy will announce that The Autism Center at Hospital for Special Care (HSC) has been named the nation’s first Patient-Centered Specialty Practice (PCSP) for Autism Spectrum Disorder.

The Autism Center at Hospital for Special Care Earns National Award for its Community Impact

ATLANTA (Feb. 23, 2015) – The Autism Center at Hospital for Special Care’s (HSC) patient-centered specialty practice for children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) was among six programs from across the nation named a Program of Promise through the Hospital Charitable Services Awards, a national program sponsored by Jackson Healthcare. 

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