MidState Medical Center

MidState Medical Center is a 156-bed acute care hospital located in Meriden, Connecticut, with satellite offices in Cheshire, Wallingford and Southington. MidState provides a broad spectrum of services that meets the needs of the community it serves.

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MidState has been in its current location since 1998, but its history dates back to the 1800s. Several additions and renovations make it the state-of-the-art facility of today which includes services for cancer care, diabetes and nutrition, digestive health, emergency/urgent care, family birthing, cardiac care, sleep disorders, general and minimally invasive surgery, spine and pain care, stroke care, wound management and more. Additional services, such as physician offices, lab and radiology are available in the Medical Office Building located on the campus.

Fast Facts (FY 2014)

SVP & President: Lucille Janatka, SVP & President, Central Region
Founded: 1998
Licensed bed capacity: 156
Discharges: 9,284 
Patient Days: 39,492 
ED visits: 58,613
Births: 929
Inpatient surgeries: 2,336
Ambulatory surgeries: 6,023 
Employees: 960
Physicians on staff: 275
Volunteers: 245
Operating Revenue: $235.2 million
Community benefit (FY 13): $15.7 million



Accomplishments (FY 2014)

  • Implemented a concussion clinic in Cheshire with Hartford HealthCare Rehabilitation Network, bringing state-of-the-art, comprehensive concussion-management services to adolescents.
  • Completed 50,000 square-foot expansion of Spine & Pain Institute.
  • Opened new vascular hybrid operating room.
  • Launched the McKesson Cardiology Suite, enabling providers to quickly share images and information and instantly read echocardiograms, resulting in improved patient safety, satisfaction and outcomes.
  • Introduced the MSK (musculoskeletal) study, a safe, painless study using ultrasound that produces images of muscles, tendons and ligaments.
  • Cancer center earned three-year re-accreditation by the American College of Surgeons’ Commission on Cancer.
  • Wound care consistently maintains greater than 90 percent patient satisfaction (Press Ganey).
  • Developed method to identify high-risk senior patients in the Emergency Department and improve transition to home.
  • Implemented a patient check-in list at Digestive Health’s front desk to track wait times and improve patient satisfaction.
  • Orthopedic Services introduced Joint Camp, a best-practice where joint-replacement patients work one-on-one with a physical therapist in a group setting for inpatient rehabilitation.
  • Implemented an Arthritis Exercise Program in partnership with the Arthritis Foundation; patients receive eight weeks of low-impact physical activity to reduce pain associated with arthritis and improve quality of life.
  • Began offering prostate MRIs to men with rising PSAs and negative TRUS biopsies to improve patient outcomes.
  • Initiated monitoring of dose reporting throughout Hartford HealthCare, ultimately reducing radiation to patients and improving image quality for CT scan and interventional radiology.
  • Purchased the HANA table, giving orthopedic surgeons the ability to perform hip-replacement surgery via the anterior approach, decreasing length of stay, promoting faster healing and reducing pain.
  • Radiology Nursing developed series of patient education videos to be used system-wide, helping patients understand and prepare for radiologic procedures.
  • Advanced Wound Care & Hyperbaric Medicine re-accredited by the Undersea & Hyperbaric Medical Society.
  • Recognized with Outstanding Community Partner Award by United Way of Meriden and Wallingford.
  • Renovated the LaPlanche Clinic at the Meriden Senior Center; the clinic, staffed by a MidState nurse, provides health care services to seniors in need.
  • Completed first robotic splenectomy in Connecticut using the daVinci robot.
  • Performed hospital’s first ENT robotic surgery, a trans-oral robotic surgery for oral cancer.
  • Received more than $265,000 in grant funding, surpassing goal by 16 percent.
  • Cancer Center received more than $61,000 from Komen for cancer outreach and navigation.
  • Cuno Foundation provided $24,000 for purchase of Hana orthopedic surgery table.
  • Eva Stearns Faulkner Foundation donated $150,000 for nursing education.
  • Named a Screening Center of Excellence by the Lung Cancer Alliance for the Lung Cancer Screening Program.
  • Advanced Wound Care & Hyberbaric Medicine team received the 2014 Excellence in the Workplace Award from the Connecticut Nurses’ Association.
  • Named a “Most Wired Hospital” by Hospitals and Health Networks for the fifth consecutive year.
  • Awarded “bronze” designation by U.S. Department of Health and Human Resources for raising organ-donation awareness, registering new donors and supporting donor families.

MidState Medical Center Clinics and Locations

MidState Family Health Center, East Meriden

61 Pomeroy Avenue, East Meriden, CT 06450
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MidState Family Health Center, Wallingford

863 North Main Street Ext., Wallingford, CT 06492
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Town Green Medical Center

98 Main Street, Suite 201, Southington, CT 06489
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MidState Medical Diagnostics & Specialty Center

280 South Main Street, Cheshire, CT 06410
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  • Location

    435 Lewis Avenue & 455 Lewis Avenue
    Meriden, CT 06451

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  • 203.694.8200

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  • Visiting Hours

    General Hours
    9:00-8:00 PM

    Pavilion C - ICU
    7:30-6:30 PM
    No visitors from 6:30-7:30 AM and 6:30-7:30 PM
    ICU visitors are limited to two visitors per patient

    In-Patient Behavioral Health
    12:00-1:00 PM and 5:00-6:00 PM on Monday-Fridays
    2:00 PM-5:00 PM on Saturday, Sunday, and Holidays

    The Family Birthing Center
    9:00-2:00 PM and 5:00-8:00 PM