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Thank You Notes

When I was admitted, I was in excruciating pain. I could not be more impressed by the level of care and compassion I received at your facility. I received exceptional care from the moment we were greeted at the curb to the day I left your facility.

— MidState Medical Center, Pavilion B, patient

The staff knew exactly what my mom needed emotionally (her first real ED experience for herself) and physically. My dad, with no medical background, felt like everyone explained what was going on in a way he could understand and knew that he could provide the follow-up at home based on the great instructions staff gave. My mom later shared that Wendy, the NT, showed a level of compassion that “all healthcare providers should have” and “put me at ease despite my embarrassment and pain.”

— Daughter of MidState Medical Center Emergency Department patient

Words could never express my gratitude for what the doctors, nurses and staff did for my wife. The brilliant and experienced people that cared for her undoubtedly extended (her) life, allowing her to enjoy a little bit of extra time with me and the rest of our family. I worked for a hospital for 35 years and my last 15 were as vice president of administration, so I understand what it takes to not only run a hospital but to excel at the high standards of Hartford Hospital. My family and I will never forget what you’ve done for us. We admire the commitment to patients and equally to the patients’ families.

— Husband of Hartford Hospital patient

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Fun with the (work) family

It’s always fun to get together with family and work friends for outings like the Family Day sponsored by Backus, Windham and Natchaug hospitals at Dodd Stadium. The day — which included perfect weather, good food, fun and games, and some great baseball — was a big hit for staff and volunteers from Hartford HealthCare’s East Region. More than 600 employees and their families attended, including Backus Registration Department employee Jeannie Cooper, right; her sister Lisa Amado, left; and grandsons, Jaxson and Kori.

Photo by Jeff Evans