Hospital for Special Care Opens the First Comprehensive Heart Failure Unit in Connecticut

New in-patient heart failure unit leads Connecticut in responding to needs of a rising patient population

NEW BRITAIN, Conn. (February 10, 2011) – Hospital for Special Care (HSC), one of the nation's largest long-term acute-care hospitals, announces the opening of the first comprehensive heart failure in-patient unit in Connecticut, under the direction of board-certified intensivists and cardiologists.

Nursing Excellence Conference Sponsored by Hospital for Special Care Foundation Draws Over 140 Nurses Statewide

NEW BRITAIN, Conn. (January 11, 2011) – The second annual Dr. Marie S. Gustin Nursing Excellence Conference, sponsored through the Hospital for Special Care Foundation and recently held at Central Connecticut State University, attracted over 140 nurses and healthcare leaders from around the state. 

Hospital for Special Care Marks Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Awareness Month with Outreach Effort

Says the fourth leading cause of death in the United States can be prevented and managed

NEW BRITAIN, Conn. (Nov. 10, 2010) – As the Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) epidemic continues to rise, most people are unaware that 90 percent of new COPD cases are preventable. Although COPD is the fourth leading cause of death in the United States and has no cure, early diagnosis, proper treatment and active lifestyle management saves lives. 

Hospital for Special Care Foundation Hosts Second Annual Dr. Marie Gustin Nursing Excellence Conference

NEW BRITAIN, Conn. (November 05, 2010) – The Hospital for Special Care Foundation is hosting its 2nd annual Dr. Marie S. Gustin Nursing Excellence Conference entitled, “From Bedside to Boardroom: Empowering the Leader Within You,” on Monday, November 15, 2010, from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. in the Student Center Alumni Hall at Central Connecticut State University in New Britain.  The hospital’s partners in this annual lecture are The Hospital of Central Connecticut and Central Connecticut State University.

Hospital for Special Care Receives Three-Year AACVPR Re-Accreditation

AACVPR recertifies HSC’s Outpatient Pulmonary Rehabilitation Program

NEW BRITAIN, Conn. (October 18, 2010) – Hospital for Special Care (HSC) recently received a three-year re-accreditation through the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation (AACVPR). HSC’s AACVPR certification demonstrates its commitment to help meet exceptional standards of patient care within its outpatient pulmonary rehabilitation program. 

Hospital for Special Care Appoints New Clinical Neuropsychologist

NEW BRITAIN, Conn. (September 30, 2010) – Hospital for Special Care (HSC) is proud to welcome Jennifer R. Cromer, Ph.D., who has joined the hospital as Clinical Neuropsychologist at its Neurobehavioral Program.

Hospital for Special Care Appoints Dr. Paul Scalise to Senior Vice President of Medical Affairs

Dr. Paul Scalise
Dr. Paul Scalise,
Senior VP of Medical Affairs,
Hospital for Special Care

Press Release

NEW BRITAIN, Conn. (August 31, 2010) – Hospital for Special Care (HSC) has appointed Paul Scalise, M.D., F.C.C.P., to the position of Senior Vice President of Medical Affairs for the hospital.

Hospital for Special Care’s Ivan Lendl Adaptive Sports Camp Kicks Off its 20th Year

Press Release

NEW BRITAIN, Conn. (August 3, 2010) – Hospital for Special Care (HSC) announced today that the Special Care’s Ivan Lendl Adaptive Sports Camp will kick off its 20th year on Monday, August 9, 2010 at St. Joseph College in West Hartford.

The adaptive sports camp is the only one of its kind in New England and is offered free-of-charge to children living with physical disabilities between the ages of 7 and 18.

Former Hospital for Special Care Patient Receives M. Gertrude McCue Award

Press Release

New Britain, CT (July 26, 2010) – Hospital for Special Care and McCue Mortgage proudly announce Dorothy Kijewski of New Britain as the 2010 recipient of the M. Gertrude McCue Volunteer-of-the-Year Award. A former patient at Hospital for Special Care, Dorothy gives back to the institution by volunteering in the Outpatient Rehabilitation Center five days each week. She interacts with patients and assists with the daily operations of the same rehabilitation center where she herself recovered.

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