Hartford HealthCare

The Center for Education, Simulation and Innovation (CESI) completed a 25,000-square-foot expansion, featuring new tissue labs, simulation rooms and classrooms, enhancing training for healthcare professionals and further setting the stage for HHC industry collaboration. CESI was recognized by Becker’s Hospital Review as being among the 50 Great Innovation Programs in the United States.

Hartford HealthCare’s Southington Surgery Center won the 2015/2016 National APEX Quality Award, which recognizes high performance among the organization’s peer group.

Doors opened on the 40,000-square-foot Hartford HealthCare Health Center in Plainfield. Primary care, cardiology services and other specialties are available, and future plans include an infusion center and ambulatory surgery center.

Hartford HealthCare launched a joint venture with GoHealth to provide urgent care at seven locations in Connecticut, with more coming.

The state Office of Health Care Access approved the affiliation of Charlotte Hungerford Hospital with Hartford HealthCare, allowing the two organizations to move forward with finalizing their partnership. The affiliation will enable both organizations to share knowledge and expertise and give patients easier access to a wider range of services, technology and treatments.

Hartford HealthCare and GE Healthcare began a series of projects aimed at getting patients the care they need more quickly and safely. In addition to featuring GE’s advanced analytics to determine the best strategies for clinical program and capacity design, the project also includes activation of Hartford HealthCare’s Care Logistics Center, which helps determine the best placement for patients within the system.

The Ayer Neuroscience Institute was born, bringing the most advanced neuroscience services to area residents.

Advanced orthopedics took a step forward with the opening of the Connecticut Orthopaedic Institute at MidState Medical Center. In addition to highly skilled physicians and services, the hospital within a hospital offers an unmatched patient experience.