Elevating Health is a series of 1-minute informational segments about health topics that matter to you and your family. Tune in to Connecticut Public Radio weekday afternoons to learn about important medical advances, new procedures, and ground-breaking treatments to help you get well and stay well. Elevating Health is funded by Hartford HealthCare.
Hartford HealthCare offers a wide array of FREE, virtual classes, webinars and support groups that you can join from the convenience and privacy of your home. For more information: HartfordHealthCare.org/VirtualClasses
"Hartford HealthCare’s Vaccine News & Resources"
The arrival of the first COVID-19 vaccine in Connecticut is a historic scientific breakthrough. It promises to help control the pandemic, minimize loss of life and restore a sense of normalcy to our daily lives.
Learn more at HartfordHealthCare.org/Vaccine
Listen to the full podcast episode: The Science Behind the Vaccine with Dr. Sam Pope
"Hartford HealthCare’s COVID Recovery Center Is Organized Around YOU"
Hartford HealthCare treated thousands of COVID patients. We know many continue to face lingering side effects, and we will help patients get the care they need to better recover from the illness. Hartford HealthCare’s COVID Recovery Center is organized around YOU. If you are experiencing side effects such as lung, heart and behavioral health complications, we can help.
If you or a loved one needs help after recovering from COVID-19, call 860.827.3200 to schedule a virtual or in-person appointment.
"Alternatives to Opioids for Pain"
No pain pills post-surgery? It's possible with a revolutionary pain management program which utilizes nerve blocking to mitigate pain and reduce the need for opioids and other pain medications. In this episode, you'll meet the surgeon, Dr. Girard Girasole, the anesthesiologist, Dr. Theresa Bowling, and the patient, Vince, who recently underwent spine surgery using nerve blocking and got his life back - pain free.
Learn more about Spine Care at Hartford HealthCare or listen to the full podcast episode Blocking Pain: A game-changer for spine surgery patients.
"Better Than Normal Healthcare After COVID-19"
Hartford HealthCare President and CEO Jeff Flaks discusses lessons learned over the course of the COVID-19 pandemic. He’ll explain how new safety precautions and other initiatives are taking us beyond a new normal – to a “better than normal” future in healthcare. Listen to the full podcast episode here. This episode was recorded in June, 2020.
Hartford HealthCare has treated thousands of COVID-19 patients, many of whom are still struggling with lingering side effects. If you or a loved one needs help after recovering from COVID-19, Hartford HealthCare’s COVID Recovery Center can help. Call 860.827.3200 to schedule a virtual or in person appointment.
Learn more about Hartford HealthCare's COVID Recovery Center
"Health Disparity and the Importance of Taking the 2020 Census"
"Millennials and the Importance of Having a Primary Care Physician"
"Sleep and Overall Well-Being"
"COVID-19 and Coping with Loss"
"Dealing with Extra Stress due to the Coronavirus"
"Deep Brain Stimulation"
"Treating Disease with Targeted Therapy"
"Surgical Options for Back Pain"
"Breast Cancer Clinical Trials"
"Hartford HealthCare Center for Education, Simulation, and Innovation (CESI)"
"Advances in Stroke Treatment"
"Understanding Acid Reflux"