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At St Vincent's Medical Center and MidState Medical Center we take pride in delivering the highest quality of care to our patients. As we continue to increase our surgical services, safety is paramount. We are open, we are safe and we are ready for you. Dr. Girasole and Dr. Irving, co-directors of orthopaedics, explain the safety precautions St Vincent's is taking, click here to learn more.

Treatments for Arthritis pain

Orthopaedic surgeon John Irving, MD, shares his expertise about the best options for managing arthritis pain to get patients back to doing the activities they love.

Cellphone Location Data in May Shows Big Behavior Changes in Connecticut

Your cellphone doesn’t lie. Google’s latest Community Mobility Report, dated May 25, reflects an overwhelming desire by Connecticut residents to get outdoors — and still avoid going into their workplace — as the state economy reopens and the weather brightens during the COVID-19 pandemic. Use of parks, from April 13 [...]

MIT-Hartford HealthCare Model Shows No ‘Significant Second Wave’ of COVID-19 This Summer

So far, so good, is the assessment from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) analytics team that partnered with Hartford HealthCare (HHC) to track and predict the progress of the COVID-19 pandemic. Besides being “remarkably accurate” in pinpointing the peak of infection activity thus far, Dr. Dimitris Bertsimas, the dean [...]

Mobile COVID-19 Program Reaches State’s Underserved

Hartford HealthCare (HHC) this week reached a milestone of 37,864 COVID-19 tests completed. Thousands were through its mobile testing program, designed to help reach underserved population across Connecticut, according to Dr. Ajay Kumar, chief clinical officer for the system. Because testing is critical to managing the spread of the virus and [...]

‘I’m a Miracle’: 21-Year-Old Recounts COVID-19 Fight, 3 Weeks on Ventilator

He remembers the dreams – trying to wake up and being unable to – but not much more of his experience fighting COVID-19 for more than a month at St. Vincent’s Medical Center (SVMC) in Bridgeport. Rodney Davis, a Venezuela native living in Bridgeport, was the first patient diagnosed with [...]

10 Tips to Keep Your Summer Entertaining Safe During COVID-19

The summer season is officially underway and whether you spent the holiday weekend at home – again! – or widening your world in some way, chances are you’ll be trying to socialize sometime soon. COVID-19 social distancing guidelines have kept us largely at home. As infection rates decline, many are [...]

Do NOT Use a Mask With a Filtered Valve (It Can Spread COVID-19)

It’s easy to spot a mask that could put anyone who comes within 6 feet of the wearer at risk of COVID-19 exposure. Look for a little plastic valve. These are known as one-way valves, with the filter functional only in one direction. As you inhale, the incoming air is [...]


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