Hartford Hospital ranked as one of nation's best hospitals

Hartford Hospital once again has been ranked by U.S. News & World Report as among the nation’s best hospitals. The hospital is No. 1 in the Hartford metro area and rated “high-performing” in diabetes and endocrinology, gastroenterology and GI surgery, nephrology, orthopedics, and pulmonology. To be among the best regional hospitals, a hospital must provide communities with high-quality care across the broad spectrum of consumer health needs.

Hartford Hospital is top 100 hospitals for cancer care

Becker’s Hospital Review named Hartford Hospital one of the top 100 hospitals in the country for cancer care. Hospitals selected are leading the way in clinical expertise, patient outcomes and influential cancer research and have received recognition for excellence in cancer care by the National Cancer Institute, the American College of Surgeons and other organizations.

Hartford Hospital receives National Research Corporation's Consumer Choice Award

Hartford Hospital also was named a recipient of the National Research Corporation’s Consumer Choice Award, which honors hospitals selected by consumers as having the best quality and image. The award is based on a national study of more than 300,000 households.

LIFE STAR receives American Association of Critical-Care Nurses Beacon Award for Excellence

Hartford Hospital’s LIFE STAR air-ambulance service has been honored as the first air-medical, critical-care transport team in the nation to receive the prestigious American Association of Critical-Care Nurses Beacon Award for Excellence. This award traditionally is given to hospital intensive care units. LIFE STAR received the silver award, which recognizes critical-care units that demonstrate excellence in all facets of patient/family care, including leadership structures and systems; appropriate staffing and staff engagement; effective communication; knowledge management, learning and development; use of best practices; and outcomes measurements.

Hartford Hospital awarded for promoting enrollment in organ donor registries

Hartford Hospital is among a select group of hospitals nationwide recognized with the highest platinum-level award for promoting enrollment in state organ donor registries in a national campaign sponsored by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Health Resources and Services Administration. The campaign has added 400,000 donor enrollments to state registries nationwide since 2011. Nearly 1,000 hospitals participated in the campaign. Of those, only 280 achieved the platinum level.