Hartford Hospital

Hartford Hospital is one of the largest and most respected teaching hospitals and tertiary care centers in New England. Our reputation for providing complex and innovative care to those in need is built on our four core values: integrity, caring, excellence and safety.

Hartford Hospital has been training physicians for nearly 130 years, primarily in collaboration with the University of Connecticut School of Medicine. The hospital includes The Institute of Living, a 114-bed mental health facility with a national and international reputation for excellence in care, education and research.

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The hospital's active medical staff includes more than 1,000 physicians and dentists within 18 departments and is home to the Center for Education, Simulation and Innovation (CESI), one of the most-advanced medical simulation training centers in the world. Medical providers from across the world have trained at CESI, which also is the Northeast’s largest robotic surgery center. CESI is expanding to further increase its training and development of innovative treatments in patient care.

Hartford Hospital is dedicated to providing each and every patient with the highest-quality health care available anywhere. Quality is made up of many elements, including excellent, efficient clinical care and superb customer service. Hartford Hospital is committed to becoming the best in the country for patient safety and is pursuing that goal by taking innovative action and creating a culture of safety at every level within the organization.

Fast Facts (FY 2017)

SVP & President: Bimal Patel
Founded: 1854
Licensed bed capacity (including bassinets): 867
Transitions from inpatient care: 43,831
Patient days: 234,674
ED visits: 104,698
Newborn admissions: 3,734
Inpatient surgeries: 13,758
Ambulatory surgeries*: 30,210
Employees: 7,025
Physicians on staff: 1,280
Volunteers: 982
Residents/Fellows: 689
Medical students: 234
Operating revenue (audited): $1.3 billion

* Includes joint venture Ambulatory Surgery Center (Glastonbury, Southington, Bone & Joint Institute, and Waterford) volumes



Accomplishments for FY 2016

  • Announced the opening of the state-of-the-art Hartford HealthCare Bone & Joint Institute (BJI) at Hartford Hospital, which brings all aspects of musculoskeletal care together under one roof. 

  • Center for Education, Simulation and Innovation (CESI) trained more than 11,000 medical professionals, including Israeli paramedics, U.S. Navy medical personnel, local law enforcement officers, U.S. Army and National Guard personnel, as well as medical providers from South America and Europe. 

  • Over 10 days in April, the transplant team transplanted one heart, six kidneys, five livers, events requiring the collaboration of nearly every department in the hospital. 

  • Once again ranked by U.S. News & World Report as among the nation’s best hospitals. Ranked No. 1 in the Hartford metro area and high performing in diabetes and endocrinology, gastroenterology and GI surgery, nephrology, orthopedics, and pulmonology.

  • Named by Becker’s Hospital Review as one of the top 100 hospitals in the country for cancer care. Recognized by the American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Program for meritorious outcomes for surgical patient care.

  • Recognized with the Platinum 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 Center for Education, Simulation and Innovation (CESI) recognized by Becker’s Hospital Review as one of the top 50 Great Innovation Programs in the country.

  • LIFE STAR air-ambulance service named 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. The award is traditionally given to hospital intensive care units.

  • While continuing to treat a high volume of complex patients, successfully deployed the Epic electronic health record and rated 5 out of 5 by Epic for outstanding implementation.

  • First hospital in the United States to perform heart and kidney transplants in a single patient.

  • Named one of only four Connecticut hospitals to receive Healthgrades’ Distinguished Hospital Award for Clinical Excellence for performing in the top 5 percent nationwide for outcomes for a number of common procedures and conditions.

  • Treated more than 6,100 patients transferred from other hospitals.

  • 25,000-square foot expansion of the Center for Education, Simulation and Innovation (CESI), a world-renowned training center, was completed, further differentiating HH as a leader in medical technology and training.

  • Added 14 intensive care rooms; renovated 16 labor and delivery and 38 post-partum rooms.

  • Named a 2016/2017 Consumer Choice Award winner by the National Research Corporation

  • Opened a Family Health Center in Vernon, housing David & Rhoda Chase Family Movement Disorders Center, primary and specialty care, rehabilitation services, and Hartford HealthCare at Home.

  • Researchers from 16 departments/divisions published 291 papers and submitted 87 scientific abstracts/presentations during the year.

  • Total research revenue for FY16 totaled nearly $10 million, with funding from federal, state, foundation, industry and internal grants.

  • U.S. Department of State re-designated Hartford Hospital as a sponsor for the exchange visitor research scholar program. Four physicians from Qilu Hospital, China, visited as part of program.

  • Major research collaborations with the National Institutes of Health, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center and Johns Hopkins Medical School and partnerships with drug and device clinical research trials continue to advance standards of medicine through innovative treatments, providing more options for patients.

  • Hospital researchers selected as investigators for the REGAIN Trial, a Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute-funded multicenter clinical research study to evaluate post-operative patient outcomes and independence levels following surgery with general or regional anesthesia.

  • Researchers from Urogynecology and Gynecologic Oncology programs selected to participate in a Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute funded multicenter study to evaluate and treat incontinence in women with uterine cancer.

  • Hartford Hospital leads the way in the state in the percutaneous treatment of high-risk patients with severe functional mitral regurgitation with MitraClip therapy as part of the COAPT Trial. The COAPT Trial in the U.S. and Canada is studying an investigational device in patients with functional mitral regurgitation who are not appropriate candidates for mitral valve surgery.

  • Hartford Hospital Rehabilitation Network received three-year accreditation from the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities.

  • Cardiac Rehabilitation Program received national certification.

  • Hospital recognized by the American Heart Association and American Stroke Association as a Get with the Guidelines®-Stroke GOLD PLUS Achievement Award and as a Target: Elite Stroke™ Program for 2016.

  • Chest Pain Center is first in New England and only the fourth in the nation to receive dual accreditation from the Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care in Percutaneous Coronary Intervention (coronary angioplasty) and Resuscitation.

  • Performed a world first with a new catheter ablation technique pioneered at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit.

  • First hospital in the region to offer MAKOplasty, a minimally invasive surgical procedure for knee or hip replacement using a robotic arm, enabling quicker recovery; additionally, first hospital in the state and one of the first in the nation to use MAKOplasty for total knee replacement.

  • Sleep Center performed the first hypoglossal nerve stimulation — a minimally invasive outpatient procedure for the treatment of sleep apnea — the first treatment of its kind approved by the Food and Drug Administration and the only advance in treatment in years.

  • Performed first “Visualase” case, a new laser procedure to treat metastatic brain tumors.

  • Neurosurgery performed the second-ever reported (in the world) awake craniotomy in a pregnant woman who had a brain tumor near her language areas.

  • Cardiology Department completed a first in Connecticut when they delivered a TAVR via the left carotid artery.

  • Cardiac Surgery and the Electrophysiology Division of the Department of Cardiology performed the first three minimally invasive Maze procedures.

  • Performed the region’s first total shoulder replacement outpatient surgery.

  • Hartford HealthCare Cancer Institute at Hartford Hospital celebrated the 25th anniversary of the Helen & Harry Gray Cancer Center, the first cancer center in the Northeast selected as a National Cancer Institute Community Cancer Center.

  • Tallwood Urology & Kidney Institute partnered with Interventional Radiology to introduce new treatment options for men with enlarged prostates.

  • Through the Hartford Consensus, Hartford Hospital continues to lead the way in training the public to take action quickly to stop the bleeding in victims of a mass-casualty or active-shooter event.

  • The hospital’s nearly 830 volunteers contributed more than 106,000 hours of service to more than 237 areas of the hospital.

  • The 25th annual Black & Red featuring the band Chicago raised more than $1 million for the HHC Bone & Joint Institute at Hartford Hospital.

Hartford Hospital Clinics and Locations

Family Wellness Centers

In Avon, the Hartford Hospital Family Wellness Centers contains a full-fledged fitness center. In partnership with the Healthtrax™ company, we designed the wellness center to be both a fitness and a healthcare facility.

Family Health Centers

Everything you need to help you and your family stay healthy! Let Hartford HealthCare be your health partner. These beautiful and easy-to-reach facilities provides convenient access to residents of the Farmington, Valley, Litchfield County and surrounding regions.

Helen & Harry Gray Cancer Center

With locations in Avon and Hartford, our easy-to-reach facilities provide convenient access to residents of the Farmington Valley, Litchfield County and surrounding regions. The centers provides radiation oncology, medical oncology, gynecologic oncology, surgical oncology and other cancer-related specialties.

Sleep Disorder Center

At our sleep lab locations, state-of-the-art technology allows physicians to monitor exactly what happens while a patient sleeps.

Glastonbury GI Center

Let Hartford Hospital Glastonbury GI Center be your health partner. We're pleased to provide the Glastonbury area with a series of programs designed to help you and your family stay healthy and learn about health issues you may be dealing with.

300 Western Blvd., Glastonbury, CT 06033
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Glastonbury Surgery Center

195 Eastern Blvd., Glastonbury, CT 06033
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Hartford Hospital HealthCare Center, Hebron Ave.

704 Hebron Ave., Glastonbury, CT 06033
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Hartford Hospital HealthCare Center

330 Western Blvd., Glastonbury, CT 06033
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Hartford Hospital Main/Emergency Entrance

80 Seymour St., Hartford, CT 06102
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Hartford Hospital Jefferson Street Entrance

85 Jefferson St., Hartford, CT 06102
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Hartford Hospital Medical Office Building

85 Seymour St., Hartford, CT 06102
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Hartford Hospital Education & Resource Center

560 Hudson St., Hartford, CT 06102
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Helen & Harry Gray Cancer Center

The Helen & Harry Gray Cancer Center is a nationally-recognized center for the treatment of patients with cancer, and one of the largest of its kind in the Northeast United States.

79 Retreat Ave., Hartford, CT 06106
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Women's Health Ambulatory Center

111 Park St., Hartford, CT 06102
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The Institute of Living

Founded in 1822, The Institute Of Living was one of the first mental health centers in the United States, and the first hospital of any kind, in Connecticut.

100 Retreat Ave., Hartford, CT 06106
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Cedar Mountain Commons

Owned by Hartford Hospital and Jefferson House, Cedar Mountain Commons is one of the few hospital-supported senior living communities in Connecticut.

3 John H. Stewart Drive, Newington, CT 06111
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Jefferson House

The Jefferson House philosophy is to continue to meet the new needs of an expanding and changing population of elderly. It is our mission to provide and facilitate a continuum of high quality, individualized care primarily toward the maintenance and support of the aged.

One John H. Stewart Drive, Newington, CT 06111
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Hartford Hospital Eye Surgery Center

The Hartford Hospital Eye Surgery Center is a state of the art outpatient surgical center that was designed, built, equipped and staffed to provide the highest quality surgical eye care.

505 Willard Ave., Newington, CT 06111
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Hartford HealthCare System Support Office

Hartford Hospital and Hartford HealthCare maintain system support offices at this location, the former location of the Newington Children's Hospital (now CT Children's Medical Center).

181 Patricia M. Genova Drive, Curtis Professional Building, Newington, CT 06111
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West Hartford Surgical Center

The West Hartford Surgery Center is an integral part of the Hartford Hospital Wellness Center at Blue Back Square. This state-of-the-art facility is operated by Hartford Hospital, in collaboration with the Hartford HealthCare Medical Group. The surgery center has three operating rooms and one procedure room -- all designed to provide outpatient, day surgery services.

65 Memorial Road, Suite 500, West Hartford, CT 06107
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    80 Seymour Street
    Hartford, CT 06102

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    In an emergency, call 911

    Visiting Hours

    General and Continuing Care:
    12:00-8:00 PM

    Psychiatry - The Institute of Living, South Campus:
    4:00-8:00 PM on weekdays
    12:00-8:00 PM on weekends and holidays

    Unlimited (fathers, grandparents and siblings)
    12:00-8:00 PM (family and friends*)
    Special arrangements can be made through the charge nurse

    Critical Care Units (ICUs):
    By direction of the charge nurse

    If you have questions about visiting hours, please inquire at the nurse's station.

    * Individuals with respiratory infections or a contagious condition should not visit patients in the hospital.

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