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Hospital for Special Care Appoints Wendy DeAngelo, MBA, Vice President of Development and Communications

March 1, 2018

NEW BRITAIN, Conn. (Mar. 1, 2018) – Hospital for Special Care (HFSC) has appointed Wendy DeAngelo, MBA, vice president of Development and Communications. She will be responsible for aligning the Hospital for Special Care Foundation’s mission and strategies with the goals of the hospital. In addition, she will be responsible for managing all internal and external communications and for brand management of Hospital for Special Care and all of its entities/affiliates and overseeing community services including the HFSC adaptive sports programs.

“Wendy’s extensive background in strategic communications and philanthropic development in the nonprofit healthcare industry will expand our capacity to build awareness of our unique value proposition across our diverse constituent groups including our patients and their families, donors, policy makers and health systems,” said Lynn Ricci, FACHE, President and CEO, “We are excited to bring her fresh, creative leadership and extensive experience to our team.”

DeAngelo earned her bachelor’s degree in Communications from the University of Connecticut and an MBA in Healthcare Administration from the University of Hartford, Barney School of Business. Prior to joining HFSC, DeAngelo served as Chief Business Development Officer at Wheeler Clinic for 17 years and held previous positions with Rushford Center, Natchaug Hospital and the Middlesex County Substance Abuse Action Council.


About Hospital for Special Care

Hospital for Special Care (HFSC) is the fourth largest, free-standing long-term acute care hospital in the U.S. and the only one in the nation serving adults and children. HFSC is recognized for advanced care and rehabilitation in pulmonary care, acquired brain injury, medically-complex pediatrics, neuromuscular disorders including ALS research, spinal cord injury, comprehensive heart failure and comprehensive inpatient and outpatient treatment for children and adolescents with autism spectrum disorder.

Located in New Britain and Hartford, CT, HFSC operates inpatient and outpatient facilities serving Southern New England and the Tri-State area on a not-for-profit basis. For the latest news and information, please visit www.hfsc.org , and follow us on Facebook @HospitalforSpecialCare.


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