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  • Hospital Reports Of Surgical, Medication Errors Climb

    Hospital Reports Of Surgical, Medication Errors Climb
    Connecticut hospitals reported record numbers of errors in 2013, with large increases in the numbers of falls, medication mistakes and perforations during surgical procedures, a new state report shows. The report, covering 2013, marks the first time that...
  • Person Dead After Car Crashes Into River

    BARKHAMSTED — One occupant of a car that veered off West River Road and into a river Wednesday afternoon has died, according to state police. The accident happened about 1:10 p.m. in the Riverton section of town, Trooper Kelly Grant said. The car...
  • Park At Hartford Hospital To Showcase Elements Of Demolished Building

    Park At Hartford Hospital To Showcase Elements Of Demolished Building
    HARTFORD — Visit Hartford Hospital and you'll see pieces of history on display: a 1927 nursing book opened to a diagram of the body's thoracic area; early brain surgery tools from the 1950s; ancient marble tablets inscribed with the hospital's first...
  • Chilling View Of Young Lanza

    Chilling View Of Young Lanza
    Although investigators believe that Sandy Hook Elementary School gunman Adam Lanza might have taken his motive to the grave, some mental health experts are looking at a disturbing storybook authored by Lanza a decade before the massacre for clues as to...
  • 30 Years Later, Connecticut's Longest Surviving Heart Recipient Still Thankful

    30 Years Later, Connecticut's Longest Surviving Heart Recipient Still Thankful
    HARTFORD — The story of Connecticut's first successful heart transplant is one of tragedy, persistence, luck, and, ultimately, triumph. Thirty years later, the recipient, 64-year old Andy Buczek, says he still has a great deal to be thankful for...
  • Half Of State Hospitals Exceed Infection Rates, New Data Show

    More than 50 percent of the state's hospitals had rates for at least one type of hospital-acquired infection that were worse than federal benchmarks in late 2012 and 2013, new data shows. No other state had a higher percentage of its hospitals...
  • Hospitals Have Spent $5 Million To Prepare For Ebola

     Hospitals Have Spent $5 Million To Prepare For Ebola
    HARTFORD – Connecticut hospitals have spent more than $5 million on preparations to deal with possible Ebola patients, lawmakers were told Monday. The good news is that federal health officials are giving Connecticut hospitals high marks for their...
  • Hospitals Defend 'Facility Fees' At State Hearing

    HARTFORD — More and more consumers have felt the sting of hospital "facility fees" in recent years, but hospital executives said Wednesday that they need to recoup losses from the free care they provide to the uninsured and from the under-funded...
  • Hartford Firefighter Faces Charges In Accidental Shooting

    Hartford Firefighter Faces Charges In Accidental Shooting
    HARTFORD — A city firefighter has been charged with unlawful discharge of a firearm and second-degree reckless endangerment after he accidentally shot a friend in the jaw while showing off a gun last month, police said. Police said Justin Wood,...
  • One Dead In New Hartford Crash

    One Dead In New Hartford Crash
    NEW HARTFORD — One person was killed and three others were injured in a crash early Thursday morning on Town Hill Road, state police said. A passenger in the vehicle, Marissa Offsay, 23, of Avon, was removed from the car and taken to Charlotte...
  • Two Hospitalized In East Hampton Head-on Crash

    Two Hospitalized In East Hampton Head-on Crash
    EAST HAMPTON — One person was taken by LifeStar Helicopter to Hartford Hospital and another by ambulance after a head-on crash on Route 66, police said A 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo crossed into the eastbound lane and struck a 2009 Honda Accord for...