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PODCAST: Can ‘Big Data’ Save Your Life?

Is the future of medicine based in big data? That’s the topic up for discussion as hosts Elliot Joseph and Rebecca Stewart welcome MIT’s Dr. Dimitris Bertsimas as their guest in the latest Connect To Healthier: HealthCare Matters podcast. Dr. Bertsimas is an international expert in “big data,” and a...


Sewing Group Provides Therapeutic Tools

‘Fidget quilts’ help calm those with diseases like Alzheimer’s With zippers, laces, snaps and buttons — all bordered in lively designs, soft fleecy fabric and dangling fringe — the “fidget quilts” are perfect for people with memory disorders like Alzheimer’s disease. The colorful quilts help calm people who struggle with...


How Dianne from Rocky Hill Advanced Cancer Research

Dianne Poland will tell you she’s blessed. Blessed with a family that loves and supports her, and blessed to have beaten the breast cancer that invaded her body two years ago. By participating in a cancer clinical trial with Hartford HealthCare and Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, she is seizing an...


A Peek Inside The World Of Retail Healthcare

Imagine for a moment your favorite retail experience. What makes it so unusual? What makes you go want to go back again and again? Now, imagine that experience with your healthcare provider. Retail healthcare is on the rise — and it’s the experience that matters. That’s the topic of discussion...


Life Star Cited By Peers For Workplace Excellence

The crew and staff of Hartford HealthCare’s critical care helicopter service LIFE STAR have been recognized with the 2017 Connecticut Nurses Association (CNA) Excellence in the Workplace award. This award honors work settings that promote professional autonomy, serve as role models for others, and show evidence of creativity, innovation and positive outcomes....