On October 1, 2016 California-based Prospect Medical Holdings, Inc. completed its acquisition of Eastern Connecticut Health Network, helping ensure the longstanding community healthcare system’s future. Established in 1996, Prospect Medical Holdings, Inc. has grown into a significant provider of coordinated regional healthcare services in Southern California, Connecticut, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island and South Central Texas.
Today, ECHN is a nationally recognized network of hospitals, outpatient healthcare service centers and hundreds of medical providers and specialists in dozens of locations serving eastern Connecticut residents.
The transfer of ownership follows the receipt of all regulatory approvals. Prospect Medical Holdings is committed to strengthening the existing programs that the ECHN communities have come to rely on over so many years, and to introducing new services and a new delivery model designed to help meet residents’ future healthcare needs. The company looks forward to the opportunity to help ensure the future of ECHN as a vital community healthcare provider.
As a condition of the sale, the state of Connecticut’s Department of Public Health requested that the following documents be posted on our website for public knowledge:
Inpatient Hospital Bed Allocations [PDF]
Outpatient Services and Hours [PDF]
View and/or download ECHN's most recent audited financial statement:
Financial Statement [PDF]
Our Healthy Identity
Our mission, vision and values are core elements that help define who we are as a healthcare provider. They represent our reason for being, what we strive for and how we go about our work. They guide our actions every day, helping us to maintain excellence throughout our health network and forge positive relationships with everyone around us.
Culture of Safety
ECHN, along with all Connecticut hospitals, set themselves apart by leading the nation with a High Reliability Organization model to eliminate all-cause preventable harm using high reliability science and training to create a culture of safety. High reliability organizations reduce the number of serious safety events by focusing on key behaviors and improving system reliability. Through extensive training and hands-on interactive workshops, all employees, providers and leaders seek ways to constantly develop skills and learning to use practical tools that will enable us to create a culture of safety and fix systemic problems that lead to patient harm, decreasing events of preventable harm.
Making Healthy Happen℠
At ECHN, we connect you to talented medical professionals who put patients first. We utilize the latest medical technology to improve outcomes and patient safety. We offer diverse services, from basic medical needs to alternative medicine and wellness. We connect it all in a single, cooperative network, ensuring consistent, high-quality care everywhere you see the ECHN name.
ECHN Green Care
The ECHN Green Committee is committed to creating a sustainable future while reducing the negative impact of operations to improve the social, economic and environmental well-being in the communities we do business.
ECHN's Community Partnerships
Throughout the year, ECHN supports Manchester and Vernon non-profit organizations in a myriad of ways that benefit our communities.