Hospital for Special Care Appoints Dr. Paul Scalise
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Petit Family Foundation to be honored at ceremony; Pratt & Whitney top sponsor
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.
Dr. Paul Scalise,
Senior VP of Medical Affairs,
Hospital for Special Care
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.
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.
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.