Tim LeBouthillier

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Robot-Assisted Surgery

Charlotte Hungerford Adds Robotic-Guidance Spine Surgery

Robots have received a warm welcome from patients and staff at The Charlotte Hungerford Hospital Operating Room. The Torrington hospital has recently joined the ranks of leading hospitals in the field of robotic guidance with the purchase of a revolutionary robotic navigation platform from Globus Medical called ExcelsiusGPS. This technology...

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Charlotte Hungerford Offering Free Smoking-Cessation Class

Charlotte Hungerford Hospital in Torrington will be offering its popular Freedom From Smoking cessation program this fall as part of its ongoing efforts to help smokers kick the habit and live smoke free. The free program features discussion and skill sessions led by trained, certified American Cancer Society facilitators who...


Program Spreads Hope, Health and Healing for Abused Children and Teens

The eighth grader knew she needed to tell someone. She turned to her school guidance counselor and revealed her uncle had touched her inappropriately the night before. How could she go home? Several blocks away, a teen-aged girl was sexually assaulted by a former boyfriend. Traumatized, she would later tell...


Charlotte Hungerford Breaks Ground for Medical Center in Winsted

Charlotte Hungerford Hospital (CHH) held a ground breaking Saturday, June 8 for its new, state-of-the-art facility at its future site at the corner of  Route 8 and 44 in Winsted. The new building is scheduled to open in spring of 2020. All of the services now currently offered by CHH at...


CHH Recognizes Hospital Employee Service at Annual Awards Dinner

Charlotte Hungerford Hospital (CHH) paid special thanks to its staff at their annual Employee Service Recognition Dinner held recently at Fairview Farms Golf  Club. Each year during national hospital week, full-time, part-time and per diem employees are selected and honored based on their years of service in 5-year increments. This...


Charlotte Hungerford Hospital Offers 3D Mammography Exams at Torrington and Winsted locations

For women seeking a convenient location for their annual mammography screening, Charlotte Hungerford Hospital radiology services offers Genius™ 3D Mammography™ exams at two convenient locations – 220 Kennedy Drive in Torrington and Hungerford Emergency & Medical Care at 115 Spencer Street in Winsted. Digital 3D mammography from CHH utilizes advanced...


Litchfield Hills Pediatrics Joins Hartford HealthCare

Litchfield Hills Pediatrics, including Dr. Lucia Benzoni, is now part of the Hartford HealthCare (HHC) Medical group and will continue to see patients at the office at 481 Bantam Road in Litchfield. “Our practice has had a strong and lasting relationship with Charlotte Hungerford Hospital over the years and we...


Dr. Roy Hitt of Winsted Joins Hartford HealthCare

Dr. Roy Hitt’s Internal Medicine practice has joined the Hartford HealthCare Medical Group and will continue to see patients at his office at The Winsted Medical Center at  115 Spencer Street in Winsted. “I am pleased to now be a part of the Hartford HealthCare Medical Group and look forward...

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Hartford HealthCare-GoHealth Urgent Care Center Opens in Torrington

Newly constructed Hartford HealthCare-GoHealth Urgent Care center will replace Charlotte Hungerford Hospital’s former urgent care walk-in center, less than a mile away. GoHealth Urgent Care, one of the country’s largest and fastest-growing urgent care companies, together with its partner Hartford HealthCare, Connecticut’s most comprehensive healthcare network and an affiliate of...


Torrington Rheumatology and Allergy Practice Joins Hartford HealthCare

Arthritis & Allergy Associates of Torrington is now part of the Hartford HealthCare Bone & Joint Institute specializing in Allergy and Rheumatology. The office is located in the Charlotte Hungerford Hospital Medical Office Building at 538 Litchfield Street, Suite 101, Torrington. Rheumatologists from the practice are now part of the...


Greater Torrington’s ‘Building Healthier Communities’ Fund Launched

The nearly one-year affiliation between Hartford HealthCare and Charlotte Hungerford Hospital took a big leap forward recently with the establishment of the Greater Torrington Building Healthier Communities Fund. The fund’s purpose is to “enhance the economic and community well being of the Greater Torrington Region. It has been established with...


Charlotte Hungerford Hospital Completes Emergency Department Expansion

Charlotte Hungerford Hospital (CHH) has completed a comprehensive, multi-year renovation and expansion of its Emergency Department at 540 Litchfield Street in Torrington. CHH administrators and Board Members began planning the $11M project in 2010 with construction completed in phases over the past three years in order to ensure safe and...


Charlotte Hungerford Hospital Donates Heart Defibrillator to Fairgrounds

Charlotte Hungerford Hospital, a Hartford HealthCare Partner, has donated a new heart automated external defibrillator (AED) to the Goshen Agricultural Society that will be kept on premises of the Goshen Fairgrounds. This lifesaving device helps perform life-saving treatment in the event that a person experiences a sudden heart attack. “We...


Charlotte Hungerford Emergency Department Opens Additional Treatment Rooms and Ambulance Exit

Another phase of Charlotte Hungerford Hospital’s (CHH) comprehensive, multi-year Emergency Department (ED) renovation and expansion has been completed with the recent opening of four additional treatment rooms, a dedicated outbound ambulance passage, and decontamination room and storage area.  Last October, CHH brought online a new technically advanced nurses station and...


Charlotte Hungerford Donates Heart Defibrillator to Homeless Outreach Center

Torrington’s Gathering Place now has a little more peace of mind for its staff and clients at their downtown location. Charlotte Hungerford Hospital has donated a new heart automated external defibrillator (AED) to be kept on premises to help perform life-saving treatment in the event that anyone experiences a sudden...


Fit Together Receives Grant from HHC to Promote Healthy Lifestyles

Northwest Connecticut’s Fit Together public health initiative is poised to grow thanks to a five year, $500K grant received from Hartford HealthCare as a result of their new affiliation with Torrington’s Charlotte Hungerford Hospital. Formed in 2011, Fit Together NWCT’s goal is to help schools, business and communities to change...


The Importance of Reading to Your Baby

It’s never too early to start collecting a library of books for children so they can begin to develop an appreciation and love for reading. That’s why Charlotte Hungerford Hospital (CHH) and its Auxiliary are helping by participating in the “Read to Grow” program, which offers newborns and their siblings...


The New Germ-Fighter at Charlotte Hungerford Is a Disinfection Robot

Charlotte Hungerford Hospital of Torrington recently added Tru-D SmartUVC, a germ-eliminating ultraviolet disinfection robot, to its disinfection routines that protect patients from serious hospital-acquired infections. The device is currently being used in all isolation rooms of patients on discharge/transfer, and circulates throughout the hospital to the operating suites, Emergency Department...