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  • New Chief Of Surgery At St. Francis

    A national search for a new chief of surgery at St. Francis Hospital and Medical Center found its way back to Hartford Friday, with the appointment of a 15-year St. Francis veteran. Hospital officials announced the appointment of Dr. Anthony S. Morgan to...
  • ER Doctor Treats Students To A Lesson

    As the chief of general surgery and trauma at St. Francis Hospital and Medical Center, Dr. Anthony Morgan doesn't fit the profile of a gangster. But he was headed down that road on the mean streets of Philadelphia when he was a kid. Morgan was stabbed...
  • More Space For Changing Needs Of Emergency Department At St. Francis

    More Space For Changing Needs Of Emergency Department At St. Francis
    Betsy Weinbach, an emergency department nurse at St. Francis Hospital and Medical Center, recalls an especially hectic shift on a recent Monday. "A couple of weeks ago, we had over 100 patients in the department," she said. "We had patients placed...
  • Yale Bioethicist Testifies For Defense In St. Francis Case

    WATERBURY — A medical ethicist testified Tuesday that St. Francis Hospital could not have been expected — under widely accepted scientific guidelines — to monitor Dr. George Reardon's fictitious growth study because the so-called study...
  • Testimony On Pedophiles Ends Evidence In St. Francis Trial

    WATERBURY — An expert on sexual abuse testified Wednesday that Dr. George Reardon was "the classic, successful pedophile" — an assertion that surprised no one on what was the final day of evidence in the first of more than 90 lawsuits by...
  • Lawyers Finish Closing Arguments In St. Francis Case

    The attorney for one of Dr. George Reardon's victims asked a Superior Court jury Thursday for between $5 million and $8 million in damages because he said St. Francis Hospital and Medical Center failed to supervise a child growth study that Reardon used...
  • Funding Approved For UConn Health Center's Upgrade

    Funding Approved For UConn Health Center's Upgrade
    The University of Connecticut scored a victory this week when legislators approved a $362 million plan to revamp and expand the UConn Health Center and fund health initiatives involving other area hospitals. On Friday, officials from three hospitals...
  • Six More Sue St. Francis Hospital In Reardon Sex Abuse Case

    Six more people have filed suit against St. Francis Hospital and Medical Center alleging abuse by Dr. George Reardon, who worked at the hospital for 30 years and is believed to have sexually abused as many as 500 children. The newest plaintiffs —...
  • Tragic Decision: Man Brain-Damaged, Hospital Accused

    Tragic Decision: Man Brain-Damaged, Hospital Accused
    Stephen M. Smith decided to undergo throat surgery to remove a spot on his esophagus — a spot that he feared could become cancerous. As he walked into St. Francis Hospital and Medical Center in Hartford on July 3, 2008, Smith and his wife, Benay,...
  • Trapped Man Amputates Own Arm

    Trapped Man Amputates Own Arm
    A man who tried to amputate his own arm after he became trapped for days while working on the furnace in the basement of his Connecticut home has undergone followup surgery. Jonathan Metz, who lives alone, was reportedly trying to fix his furnace when...
  • Man Who Was Stuck In Furnace Is Out Of Intensive Care Unit

    Man Who Was Stuck In Furnace Is Out Of Intensive Care Unit
    Jonathan Metz was rescued after a friend who had not heard from him for several days called police. Jonathan Metz, who was rescued Wednesday after his arm got stuck in his furnace nearly three days before, was out of the intensive care unit at St....