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Join us as we kick off Breast Cancer Awareness Month with our 6th Annual Pink Flamingos event on September 22, 2011 to benefit the Partnership for Breast Care and "Take the Time" Mobile Mammography program at Hartford Hospital.

The event will be held at The Bushnell Theater from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. For more information or to be added to our mailing list, email pbc@harthosp.org or call 860.545.1215.


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Hartford Hospital
80 Seymour Street
Hartford, CT 06102
www.harthosp.org

Generous Support of Digital Mobile Mammography Reflects High Regard for Cancer Program

Generous Support of Digital Mobile Mammography Reflects High Regard for Cancer Program With high praise for the Helen & Harry Gray Cancer Center and the leadership of its director, Andrew Salner, M.D., the Harry E. Goldfarb Family Foundation has pledged $100,000 to support the upgrade of its mobile mammography program to digital technology.

The upgrade will allow Hartford Hospital to reach twice as many women in the region with this life–saving screening. The Hospital seeks to raise $1.2 million to make the upgrade to the digital technology possible. more

In this video clip, Dr. Salner talks about the Mobile Mammography program and the upgrade.







Hospital Ranks First in the Region

Hospital Ranks First in the Region Hartford Hospital has been ranked No. 1 in the Hartford area in U.S. News & World Report's first–ever Best Hospitals Metro Area rankings. The new rankings recognize 622 hospitals in or near major cities with a record of high performance in key medical specialties.

"Hartford Hospital is proud to be named the region's top hospital," said Elliot Joseph, President and CEO of Hartford HealthCare and Hartford Hospital. "This prestigious honor reflects our commitment to providing the most innovative and complex care, with an unmatched level of service." more




Hartford HealthCare Names Senior VP of Human Resources

Tracy Church Tracy Church has been appointed senior vice president of Human Resources for Hartford HealthCare. She brings more than 25 years of healthcare industry experience, especially in employee and labor relations, compensation and benefits, workforce planning, rewards and recognition, strategic planning, and learning and organizational development.

"We welcome Tracy to our system family and look forward to her leadership as we continue to strengthen our Human Resources function and work toward achieving our vision of being nationally recognized for excellence in patient care and most trusted for personalized coordinated care," said Elliot Joseph, President and CEO of Hartford HealthCare. more



Rx for Fun – And They're Off

Rx for Fun - And They're Off The Hartford Hospital Auxiliary had "just what the doctor ordered" last month – a Kentucky Derby Party, complete with Derby fare and Derby wear – including hats – and mint juleps.

Proceeds from the event, held at Damon's Tavern in Hartford, benefited numerous programs that the Auxiliary supports and funds at Hartford Hospital. This was their second annual "Rx for Fun" event, but the first tied to the Kentucky Derby. more

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