Hospital of Central Connecticut

The Hospital of Central Connecticut (THOCC) is a 414-bed, 32-bassinet, acute-care community teaching hospital with campuses in New Britain and Southington. The hospital was created with the 2006 merger of the former New Britain General and Bradley Memorial hospitals.

Affiliated with the University of Connecticut School of Medicine, The Hospital of Central Connecticut provides comprehensive inpatient and outpatient services in general medicine and surgery and a wide variety of specialties. Specialty centers include the Endocrine and Bone Health Center, Cancer Services, Cardiology, Clinical Research, Family BirthPlace, Joslin Diabetes Center Affiliate, Joint and Spine Center, Psychiatry and Behavioral Health, Sleep Disorders Center, Vascular Center, Center for Bariatric Surgery, Weigh Your Options Weight Loss Center, Wolfson Palliative Care Consult Services, and Wound Care Center.

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The Hospital of Central Connecticut has a medical staff of more than 300 physicians. Through the University of Connecticut School of Medicine, the hospital participates in residency programs for primary care internal medicine, obstetrics and gynecology, otolaryngology, and general surgery.

The Hospital of Central Connecticut is a member of the Central Connecticut Health Alliance, a system of healthcare affiliates that provides a wide array of services throughout the region, caring for patients from birth through the end of life.

Fast Facts (FY 2014)

SVP & President: Lucille Janatka, SVP & President, Central Region
Licensed bed capacity: 446
Discharges: 15,642 
Patient Days: 69,265 
ED visits: 105,304 
Births: 1,611 
Inpatient surgeries: 3,247
Ambulatory surgeries: 7,043
Employees: 2,467
Physicians on staff: 359
Volunteers: 403
Residents/Fellows: 146
Operating revenue: $374 million
Community benefit (FY 13): $15.7 million


Accomplishments (FY 2014)

  • Opened a Family Health Center in Bristol with primary care and walk-in medical office, outpatient lab, radiology and wound care.
  • Continued construction of state-of-the-art $40 million, 70,000-square-foot cancer center on the Plainville/New Britain town line to enhance community access to comprehensive, multidisciplinary cancer-treatment services.
  • Emergency Department (ED) at Bradley Memorial campus achieved Press Ganey patient satisfaction scores exceeding 95th percentile for their peer group and all EDs during FY 2014. High levels of performance also included Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services (CMS) benchmarks of time from arrival to provider, treatment time, and time-to-admission decision.
  • Earned Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval for knee- and hip-replacement program.
  • Cancer program earned three-year accreditation with commendations from Commission on Cancer of American College of Surgeons. Received gold-level accreditation with commendations in seven categories. • Became first Connecticut facility to adopt VolparaDensity™ breast-imaging software for women with dense breast tissue.
  • HOCC’s primary percutaneous coronary intervention achieved a mean door-to-balloon time of 60 minutes.
  • Established weekly group sessions for HOCC’s gestational diabetes patients.
  • Lowered congestive heart failure readmission rate to 15 percent.
  • HOCC listed as an award-winning hospital on American Hospital Association (AHA) health care quality map in an AHA advertisement in US News & World Report, Best Hospitals edition and at Scientific Sessions in November 2014 for STEMI care (Mission: Lifeline Bronze Recipients).
  • HOCC is one of a few health care facilities in the state to offer a Centering-Pregnancy™ program, focusing on second- and third-trimester wellness visits and education in a group setting. The program is offered primarily to underinsured and uninsured pregnant patients.
  • Hosted Keep the Power on Utility Clinic to help local community members with utility bills.
  • HOCC Psychiatry Department and Hartford HealthCare Behavioral Health Network sponsored “Raising Awareness, Breaking Down Barriers” event as part of the National Dialogue on Mental Health Series to raise public awareness of mental illness.
  • Participating in two major, national research studies: the Cardiovascular Inflammation Reduction Trial, a long-term study examining whether or not methotrexate can improve outcomes in patients who have had heart attacks or have coronary artery disease; and a pilot study, CoolArrest, to test a device used to provide therapeutic hypothermia treatment for patients who have had cardiac arrest.
  • Women’s Heart Wellness Center received $15,000 from Running with Scissors organization.
  • HOCC named beneficiary of a $1.3 million charitable fund from estate of Myrna (Morse) Pauloz through the Community Foundation of Greater New Britain.
  • Donations supporting the new cancer center include:
    - $50,000 from Tilcon Connecticut on behalf of its employees
    - $1 million from American Savings Foundation
    - $500,000 donation from Stanley Black & Decker
    - $1.5 million donation from Maximilian E. & Marion O. Hoffman Foundation for new state-of-the-art breast center
  • HOCC named one of less than 2 percent of U.S.-registered hospitals to meet the Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services Stage 2 criteria for meaningful use of electronic health records.
  • HOCC among only 375 hospitals in the nation listed as “Most Wired.”
  • Recognized for excellence in lactation care by International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners® and International Lactation Consultant Association.
  • Received Get with the Guidelines – Stroke Gold-Plus Quality Achievement Award and Heart Failure Bronze Quality Achievement Award from American Heart Association (AHA)/American Stroke Association and American Heart Association/American College of Cardiology Foundation.
  • Received American Heart Association’s Mission: Lifeline® Bronze Plus Receiving Quality Achievement Award for implementing quality-improvement measures to treat ST-elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) heart attacks.

The Hospital of Central Connecticut Clinics and Locations

Bradley Memorial Campus
81 Meriden Ave., Southington, CT 06489
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New Britain General Campus
100 Grand Street, New Britain, CT 06052
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Hartford HealthCare Cancer Institute at The Hospital of Central Connecticut
183 North Mountain Road, New Britain, CT 06053
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860.827.4170 (toll-free 1.844.205.3312)

Southington Location

98 Main Street, Southington, CT 06489
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Family Health Center

22 Pine Street, Bristol, CT 06010
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Diagnostic Center

40 Hart Street, New Britain, CT 06052
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  • New Britain General Campus

    100 Grand Street, New Britain, CT 06052 
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  • Bradley Memorial Campus

    81 Meriden Avenue, Southington, CT 06489 
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  • Visiting Hours

    Visitors are welcome at The Hospital of Central Connecticut 24 hours a day, seven days a week.*

    Staff will work with you to ensure visits don’t interfere with the care of your loved one or roommate, if there is one.

* The W1 Inpatient Psychiatry Unit at the New Britain General campus has different visiting hours; please check with your loved one’s nurse.