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ECHN’s Quarterly DAISY Award Recipient: Beth Ferenz

This quarter’s DAISY Award Recipient is Beth Ferenz. Beth has been working at ECHN for over two years a Registered Nurse on the MMH 2East Nursing Unit. One of Beth’s colleagues nominated her for a DAISY award, and the nomination spoke of Beth’s compassion and kindness when caring for her patients many of whom are

The Importance of Protecting Your Immune System

The Flu. Colds. Coronavirus. Autoimmune Diseases. What do all these things have in common? Our immune system! The immune system in the body fights against disease-causing microorganisms, or to put it simply, it protects you against germs, such as bacteria, viruses, fungi and toxins that make us more susceptible to colds, the flu and even

Healthy Isn’t Just for Patients

The Hartford Business Journal recently held its third annual Healthiest Employers awards to recognize companies that are dedicated to employee health and safety as well as results-oriented wellness programs. ECHN, as part of Prospect Medical Holdings, is proud to have been recognized as one of Connecticut’s Healthiest Workplaces, highlighting its employee wellness programs and dedication

Get More Comfortable with Your MRI’s

MRI stands for Magnetic Resonance Imaging and is used to create detailed 2D/3D images of your anatomy. An MRI scan is a painless radiology technique that has the advantage of avoiding radiation exposure. These images are made by using a powerful magnet to align the protons in your body, then a radiofrequency will be pulsed

NICU Awareness Month: Alexis’s Story

For most, pregnancy is a time filled with hope and expectation. Every family hopes for an uncomplicated birth and a healthy baby. But every experience is different, and sometimes the unexpected arises. Meet Alexis – and learn more about her NICU experience at ECHN’s Family Birthing Center. Alexis’s Story I am a nurse midwife. I

A message of hope and health from Edith

Edith 100th patient discharged Remember our friend Edith who was discharged as Manchester Memorial Hospital’s 100th COVID patient six weeks ago? She has a message of hope and health for all of us! Edith, we are so happy to see how well you’re doing and celebrate your recovery! As you may recall Edith was Manchester Hospital's 100th COVID patient
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