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Hospital for Special Care Builds Administrative and Clinical Leadership, Promotes Nancy Martone, MS, SPHR; Marcy Goldstein, MD, FCCP and Nathan Nartey, MD

January 28, 2018

NEW BRITAIN, Conn. (Jan. 26, 2018) – Hospital for Special Care (HFSC) has promoted Nancy Martone, MS, SPHR, Vice President of Human Recourses to Vice President of Human Resources & Chief Administrative Officer and Marcy Goldstein, MD, FCCP to Director of Cardiac Care.

As Vice President of Human Resources & Chief Administrative Officer, Martone supports leads strategic planning and administrative performance initiatives, oversees the HFSC outpatient services and the Early Learning Center. She will also continue to develop and manage the Human Resources team.

“Nancy is an extraordinarily accomplished administrator who will further advance our mission to create an effective continuum of care for individuals with complex medical needs supported by an outstanding clinical workforce,” said Lynn Ricci, FACHE, president and CEO, Hospital for Special Care. “Nancy will continue to make a profound difference in our organization.”

Martone received her AS in Allied Health/Respiratory Care at Manchester Technical College, a BS with a concentration on Business at Charter Oak State College and a MS in Organizational Communication from Central Connecticut State University. She holds a Senior Professional Human Resources (SPHR) designation from the Society for Human Resources Management.  Martone joined HFSC in 2014.

Marcy Goldstein, MD, FCCP has been promoted to Medical Director of the Cardiac Medical Unit leading an interdisciplinary team with expertise in the treatment of complex cardiac disease including patients who have a diagnosis of heart failure and need IV medications or who have had recurrent admissions to an acute-care hospital for management of heart failure. Dr. Goldstein also oversees care for patients who need preparation for implantation of a left ventricular assist device (LVAD) or require treatment, therapy and education prior to returning home following surgery.

“Dr. Goldstein is a gifted clinical leader and has a thorough understanding of the complex needs of our cardiac and LVAD patients,” said Ricci.  “She has also taken a leadership role in expanding high quality programs including The Gawlicki Family Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) Disease Management Program, supported by The Gawlicki Family Foundation.”  The COPD program is a multidisciplinary system employing unique exercises and education to enable patients affected by COPD to reach a maximum level of independence and function in the community.

Goldstein joined HFSC in 2003 and has served as the Medical Director of HFSC’s Hartford Satellite Unit and as Outpatient Pulmonary Medicine Clinical Specialist at Hospital for Special Care. She has also provided clinical leadership for inpatient and outpatient pulmonary disease management including specialized respiratory services supporting patients who are striving to regain, or maintain their functional ability while dealing with complications from heart failure.

Goldstein received her BS in Psychology from Georgetown University and her MD from St. George’s University School of Medicine. She is board certified in Pulmonary Medicine, Hyperbaric Medicine and a certification from the American Board of Sleep Medicine. She completed postgraduate training as an Internal Medicine Resident at the University of Connecticut Health Center, a Fellow in Pulmonary Medicine at Norwalk Hospital/Yale University School of Medicine and a Fellow in Critical Care Medicine at the Yale University School of Medicine.

Nathan Nartey, MD joined HFSC in 2016 as an attending internist on the Medical Rehabilitation Unit, an inpatient unit for patients with rehabilitation needs resulting from complex medical problems including but not limited to stroke, spinal cord injury, or complex wounds. Dr. Nartey was recently promoted to Medical Director of the unit.

“Dr. Nartey manages patient care to maximize each individual’s level of functioning and independence and to ensure delivery of high quality care,” says Lynn Ricci. Dr. Nartey leads a multidisciplinary approach  to medical care and rehabilitation services on the unit to support patients and families in setting and achieving their individualized goals—with one ultimate patient goal in mind: going home.

Nartey received his BS in Biology from the Virginia Union University and his MD from Ross University School of Medicine. He is board-certified in Internal Medicine. He completed post graduate training with a residency in internal medicine and was the Chief Medical Resident at St Mary’s Hospital in Waterbury, CT.

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. HSC 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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