Hartford HealthCare’s Janette Edwards Receives ’40 Under Forty’ Award

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Janette Edwards was named one of Hartford Business Journal’s “40 Under Forty” award recipients. The award recognizes the outstanding achievements of young professionals in the Greater Hartford area.

Edwards, 36, is the Vice President of Operations for The Hospital of Central Connecticut in New Britain and Southington and MidState Medical Center in Meriden. She has been with Hartford HealthCare for 12 years.

“I am humbled to receive this award,” said Edwards. “The work I do at Hartford HealthCare is rooted in a passion for providing our patients with exceptional care and it couldn’t be possible without the teams of dedicated colleagues who share my vision.”

In her role, Edwards is responsible for more than 20 departments and service lines within the organization. Throughout her tenure with Hartford HealthCare, she has held multiple roles in operations, strategic planning, and the development of partnerships and initiatives.

“Janette is a powerhouse, overseeing daily operations of three hospitals, while building partnerships and initiatives that drive exceptional patient experience,” said Gary Havican, president of The Hospital of Central Connecticut and MidState Medical Center. “She brings her best every day and is a leader who has helped us realize record growth and some of the best patient experience scores in the state.”

A graduate of Assumption College, Edwards received her Masters of Public Health from Dartmouth College and her Masters of Business Administration from the University of Connecticut. She currently sits on the Board of Directors of the New Britain YWCA and enjoys cooking, entertaining, and traveling with her husband.

The “40 Under Forty” issue of the Hartford Business Journal will be released on August 5.

For more information about Hartford HealthCare, go to https://hartfordhealthcare.org

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