Connecticut Children’s Awarded Grant to Study Behavioral Pain Intervention for Children with Sickle Cell Disease
Connecticut Children’s Medical Center has been awarded a $38,000 grant from the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving to fund the project titled “Evaluation of Web-Based Management of Adolescent Pain (WebMAP) in Youth with Sickle Cell Disease.”
Students, patients and families moved and grooved to music for 18 consecutive hours over the weekend, raising $343,416 for Connecticut Children’s Medical Center during the University of Connecticut’s 14th annual HuskyTHON dance marathon.
Free Pancakes at IHOP on Tuesday, February 5 to Stack Up Support for Connecticut Children’s Medical Center
On Tuesday, February 5, IHOP restaurants will once again offer each guest a free short stack of their famous buttermilk pancakes on National Pancake Day.
80 Students and 130 Cigna Employees Volunteer to Demonstrate Support for 100 Hospitalized Children at Connecticut Children’s Medical Center
On January 30, students from Burns Latino Studies Academy will team up with employee volunteers from Cigna to decorate 100 SoaringQuilts® and 100 SoaringPillows® with inspirational messages and artwork to donate to pediatric patients at Connecticut Children’s Medical Center.
In order to provide the greatest protection for its patients, families, employees and visitors, Connecticut Children’s Medical Center has made a temporary change to its visitation policy: Until further notice, no one under the age of 14 will be permitted to visit inpatient care units at its locations in Hartford and Saint Mary’s Hospital in Waterbury.
Injury Prevention Center at Connecticut Children’s Study Highlights Issue of the Misuse of Child Safety Seats
The Injury Prevention Center (IPC) at Connecticut Children’s Medical Center has released a new study, “Wishful thinking: Safe transportation of newborns at hospital discharge,” that examines the parent’s use and installation of child safety seats at newborn discharge.
Connecticut State Police Delivers Toys and Support by the Truckload to Connecticut Children’s Medical Center
On December 18, the Connecticut State Police Troop H, along with Ambulance Service of Manchester and Aetna Ambulance, delivered more than 60,000 toys and an $18,000 check to Connecticut Children’s Medical Center as a result of the 16th annual Connecticut State Police Troop H toy drive.
Each year, hundreds of crimes and accidental injuries occur in Connecticut as a result of the misuse of handguns. For the third year, Connecticut Children’s Medical Center, Hartford Hospital, and Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center collaborated with the City of Hartford, Hartford Police Department, and the Hartford State’s Attorney’s Office to help get guns off the streets
As part of its commitment to quality and patient safety, Connecticut Children’s Medical Center successfully completed the second annual “Take Your Best Shot” employee flu prevention campaign with 100-percent of employees now in compliance.
Families to Gather for Tea-rrific Time and Offer Toys to Support Connecticut Children’s Medical Center
On Saturday, December 1, families will have an opportunity to dress in their holiday best for an event sure to delight kids young and old. The 4th Annual Teddy Bear Tea at MAX Downtown will offer the ultimate tea party from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., while also allowing guests an opportunity to give back to Connecticut Children’s Medical Center.