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Health Quest and Western Connecticut Health Network combine to form new health system to be called Nuvance Health

Health Quest and Western Connecticut Health Network combine to form new health system to be called Nuvance Health
4-Apr-2019 8:15 AM EDT Add to Favorites


Successful Spine Surgery Allows Man to Continue Active Lifestyle after Severe Nerve Injury

A Connecticut man sustained an injury that caused two herniated discs in his spine and resulted in extreme pain and loss of function in his left leg. After successful spine surgery at #DanburyHospital, he’s back to the activities he loves,...
26-Mar-2019 8:15 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Man with Rare Heart Tumor has Robotic Cardiac Surgery

Tony Teixeira from Danbury, Connecticut had minimally invasive robotic surgery to remove a rare heart tumor.
12-Feb-2019 8:15 AM EST Add to Favorites


Danbury Hospital: Minimally Invasive Procedure Heals Woman’s Heart

An 86-year old woman from Danbury, Connecticut had Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR) to treat severe aortic stenosis. TAVR is a minimally invasive procedure that is a safe alternative for patients who are at intermediate to high risk of...
5-Feb-2019 9:15 AM EST Add to Favorites

Woman Gets New Hip, Home Same Day

Norwalk Hospital same day total joint replacement surgery leaves patient highly active and pain-free
31-Jan-2019 8:45 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Colorectal Cancer Q&A: The Truth about Screening, Prevention, and More

March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month. Western Connecticut Health Network gastroenterologists provided answers to common questions many people have about colorectal cancers, colonoscopies, and at-home colon screening tests.
6-Mar-2019 8:15 AM EST

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Western Connecticut Health Network is the region’s premier, patient-centered healthcare organization serving residents of western Connecticut and adjacent New York. WCHN is anchored by three nationally recognized hospitals, Danbury Hospital, New Milford Hospital, and Norwalk Hospital. We have an integrated network of more than 1,300 employed and community physicians and specialists, 70 Western Connecticut Medical Group medical and sub-specialty practices across 16 communities, and Western Connecticut Home Care. Our nationally renowned Rudy L. Ruggles Biomedical Research Institute is leading innovative research, especially for cancer and Lyme disease. Many of our advancements have been made possible by generous donors from our community and through the Danbury Hospital & New Milford Hospital Foundation and the Norwalk Hospital Foundation. As an academic institution, we are proud to shape the future of care through our partnership with the University of Vermont Larner College of Medicine. WCHN employs nearly 6,300 employees including about 1,900 clinical staff. For more information, visit wchn.org. Share your comments with us at Facebook.com/DanburyHospital, Facebook.com/NewMilfordHospital, and Facebook.com/NorwalkHospital.


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