CHH Urology Adds New Lithotripsy Machine

(Torrington, CT)  Charlotte Hungerford Hospital’s (CHH) Adult & Pediatric Urology is now utilizing a new lithotripsy machine to perform state-of-the-art treatment for patients in need of the treatment and removal of kidney stones. The main advantage of this highly effective, non-invasive procedure is that patients may be treated for kidney stones without surgery. As a result, complications, hospital stays, costs …

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CHH New PET/CT Service Earns Accreditation

(Torrington, CT)  The Charlotte Hungerford Hospital (CHH) PET/CT service has been awarded a three-year term of accreditation in positron emission tomography (PET) as the result of a recent review by the American College of Radiology (ACR). The PET/CT scan is useful in detecting cancer, assessing the effectiveness of treatment, and determining if cancer has returned or spread. A PET scan …

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CHH Awarded 3-Year Accreditation From The Joint Commission

(Torrington, CT)  Charlotte Hungerford Hospital (CHH) has once again earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for Hospital Accreditation by demonstrating continuous compliance with its performance standards. The Gold Seal of Approval® is a symbol of quality that reflects an organization’s commitment to providing safe and effective patient care. “Charlotte Hungerford Hospital is pleased to receive accreditation from The …

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CHH Offering FREE Smoking Cessation Classes For New Year

(Torrington, CT) – Ready to Quit? We can help! The Charlotte Hungerford Hospital (CHH) is offering FREE admission to its next “Freedom From Smoking” Cessation Program beginning on Wednesday, January 11th from 4:00 to 5:30 PM. The class is being held in the Conference Room at the Hungerford Center, 780 Litchfield Street, Torrington, just up the hill from the main …

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Free Spirit Lady Harley Riders Donate $2,150 To Local Cancer Fund

(Torrington, CT) – The Torrington based “Free Spirit” Lady Harley Riders Motorcycle Club have made a donation of $2,150 to the Cancer Care Fund of Litchfield Hills. The funds were raised at the group’s annual fund-raiser held this past October in Winsted, CT, which featured live music, over 40 donated raffle items, and monetary contributions from many area businesses. Representatives …

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CHH Auxiliary Offers Healthcare Scholarships For 2017

(Torrington, CT)  The Charlotte Hungerford Hospital (CHH) Auxiliary is offering ten $1,000 scholarships to local students pursuing an education in the healthcare field. Two additional scholarships, the Doctor Alfred Fabro Award and the Doctor Joseph Curi award will also be presented in the amount of $1,000 each. Applicants must be planning to matriculate at a college or institution of higher …

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CHH Hosts Blood Drive December 19th

(Torrington, CT) – Charlotte Hungerford Hospital is hosting a blood drive in November in partnership with the American Red Cross. The blood drive will be held on Monday, December 19th, from 7:30 am to 1:00 pm at 540 Litchfield Street, Torrington in the Cafeteria on the Hospital’s ground floor. To make an appointment, call 1-800-733-2767 or visit www.redcrossblood.org. Blood donations …

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CHH Child Abuse Investigation Team Awarded Re-Accreditation by the National Children’s Alliance

(Torrington, CT) – The Center for Youth and Families in Torrington which provides all of the Child and Family Behavioral Health Outpatient services for Charlotte Hungerford Hospital has been awarded re-accreditation from the National Children’s Alliance after an evaluation process that took place in June of 2016 in the Child Advocacy Center. The National Children’s Alliance (NCA) is the national …

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CHH Pulmonary & Critical Care Practice Relocates to 540 Litchfield Street Campus

(Torrington, CT)  The Charlotte Hungerford Hospital’s Pulmonology & Critical Care practice with Pulmonologists Richard Krinsky, DO, FCCP, and O’Neil Green, MBBS, has relocated its offices to the hospital’s main campus at 540 Litchfield Street on the first floor of the hospital where the former Medical Records Department was previously located. Patients should use newly designated parking spaces and a patient …

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Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery Talk December 19 at Litchfield Community Center

(Torrington, CT) Dr. Amir Nasir of Charlotte Hungerford Hospital’s Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery practice will present a health talk entitled “Plastic Surgery – Look and Feel Better for the New Year” on Monday, December 19, at 6 PM at the Litchfield Community Center, 421 Bantam Road, Litchfield, CT. The presentation will cover the basics of what one needs to know about …

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