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  • CHA Launches Multi-Channel Digital and Ad Campaign Opposing Governor Malloy’s Hospital Cuts

    November 05, 2015

    The Connecticut Hospital Association (CHA) today launched a new website,, and unveiled a TV, radio, and digital campaign in opposition to Governor Malloy’s recent $240 million in hospital cuts. The campaign details the anticipated impacts of these cuts, calls on legislators to intervene, and urges Governor Malloy to restore the funding.

  • Talks between Windham Hospital, union reach impasse

    October 01, 2015

    Despite 11 scheduled meetings since August with the American Federation of Teachers Union, Locals 5099 and 5041, Windham Hospital has been unable to reach an agreement with the unions on proposals to create a sustainable future for Windham Hospital. The negotiations have reached a stalemate and further discussions would be futile, so Windham Hospital has declared an impasse in discussions.

  • Overdose Epidemic

    October 01, 2015

    Addiction is a growing health issue that is impacting a wider cross section of people in eastern Connecticut, but the problem is solvable with the right mix of collaboration, evidence-based treatment and coordinated care, a panel of experts said at Eastern Connecticut State University on Tuesday, Sept. 29.

  • Hurricane help from Hartford HealthCare

    September 30, 2015 | By Hartford HealthCare

    "Be Prepared" is a great motto for the Boy Scouts, but it’s important for everyone in a natural disaster — such as a hurricane. Hartford HealthCare has compiled these tips from many respected official sources.

  • Windham Hospital and HHC Behavioral Health Network to hold forum on substance abuse Sept 29

    September 14, 2015

    Windham Hospital, Natchaug Hospital and the Hartford HealthCare Behavioral Health Network are hosting a forum entitled, “The Overdose EPIDEMIC: A community conversation on K2, heroin and prescription drug abuse,” on Tuesday, Sept. 29 from 6 to 8 p.m. in the Betty Tipton Room at Eastern Connecticut State University in Willimantic.

  • Auxiliary to Windham Hospital Awards Scholarships To Two Local Grads

    July 02, 2015 | By Steve Coates

    Franklin resident Hannah N. Curry and Brooklyn’s Shelby Fundin are the 2015 recipients of the Anne L. Card Memorial Scholarship presented by the Auxiliary to Windham Hospital.

  • Backus and Windham Hospital Emergency Services Director Named Connecticut Hospital Association “Healthcare Hero”

    July 01, 2015 | By Steve Coates

    Backus and Windham Hospital director of emergency services Karen Butterworth-Erban, RN, was one of 11 health care workers from across Connecticut honored as a “Health Care Hero” at the Connecticut Hospital Association’s 97th Annual Meeting on June 30 at the Aqua Turf in Southington. The award, established in 2002, celebrates the invaluable contributions of health care workers, both to their field and to the community at large.

  • Mental Health Top Concern in Eastern Connecticut According to Windham and Backus Hospital Needs Assessment

    June 22, 2015 | By Steve Coates

    Mental health is the top health concern facing eastern Connecticut, according to approximately 100 community stakeholders and staff members who attended two separate health needs prioritization meetings hosted by Backus and Windham hospitals on June 11, 2015.

  • East Region President Reiterates Commitment to Windham Hospital

    June 19, 2015

    WILLIMANTIC—Hartford HealthCare East Region President Dave Whitehead used the presentation of the community health needs assessment to assure the audience at ECSU that Windham Hospital is committed to continuing to offer cornerstone services to the community.

  • Windham Hospital to Hold Cancer Survivors Day Celebration

    June 02, 2015

    Windham Hospital’s 10th Annual Cancer Survivors Day® Celebration will be held on Saturday, June 13 from 12 noon to 2 pm in the Betty Tipton Room at Eastern Connecticut State University on 260 High Street in Willimantic.

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