Griffin Hospital and athenahealth, Inc. (NASDAQ: ATHN), a leading provider of cloud-based services for electronic health record (EHR), practice management, and care coordination have announced that the hospital has selected athenaCoordinator® Enterprise, athenahealth’s end-to-end service created to activate patients, coordinate care, and analyze the clinical and financial impact of that care, for use across its community health care network, serving more than 100,000 Connecticut residents.
Griffin Hospital’s Transition Advantage program has been recognized by Case In Point Platinum Awards and named a finalist in the 5th annual Dorland Health Case In Point Platinum Awards competition for its implementation of Vree Health’s TransitionAdvantage® (TA Program). Griffin Hospital's Transition Advantage program is an innovative post-discharge patient engagement solution.
Eggs are an excellent source of protein, vitamins and miners and are low in fat. Our research team has studied the effects of eggs on heart health of healthy adults, adults with high cholesterol levels and adults with heart disease and found that including eggs in our diets is not as harmful as previously thought. Diabetes is a risk factor for heart disease and we are now looking at the effects of including eggs in the diet of adults with type 2 diabetes.
Come drink some tea and help a very worthy cause. Hosted by members of the Valley Women's Health Initiative and sponsored in cooperation with Griffin Hospital, a Tea Party will benefit the Griffin Hospital Valley Breast Health Care Fund. It is open to everyone, not just women, but regardless of age or gender, be sure you all wear a favorite hat!
Griffin staff will provide assistance on making advance directives or a living will and how to discuss end-of-life treatment with your physician and family on Wednesday, April 16 from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. in the hospital’s Dining Room..
Held at The Childbirth Center at Griffin Hospital, 130 Division Street in Derby, this free event features more than 40 exhibitors, door prizes, tours of the Childbirth Center and information about the Center’s classes and support groups for before and after childbirth.
For the second straight year, Griffin Hospital will offer free oral, head and neck cancer screenings from 4 - 7 p.m. on Tuesday, April 22. The event, held during the 17th annual Oral, Head, and Neck Cancer Awareness Week®, will be held at the Center for Cancer Care at 350 Seymour Avenue in Derby.
Sponsored by the Connecticut State Department on Aging, Connecticut Department of Public Health and Griffin Hospital Community Outreach and Valley Parish Nursing, the workshop will be held on Tuesdays from 6-8:30 p.m. from April 8-May 13 at Griffin Hospital, 130 Division Street in Derby.
Physical Therapist Nancy Corvigno, of Griffin Hospital Rehabilitation Services, will present Don't Make Me Laugh - a lively discussion on incontinence and ways you can help take back control.
DERBY, CT (March 27, 2014) –The Diabetes Education & Support Group at Griffin Hospital will host a free presentation to help diabetics make healthy meals at home on Tuesday, April 8 at Griffin Hospital, 130 Division Street in Derby.
Donna Skurat, BSN, MSN, will present “What's in Your Pantry?” at 2:30 p.m. in the hospital’s Childbirth Classroom A. The program will discuss what to pitch and what to keep stocked in your pantry to help you prepare healthier meals.
The Diabetes Education & Support Group meets September - June on the second Tuesday of each month to discuss the management of diabetes, its challenges, and day-to-day dietary concerns. All diabetics and their families are welcome to attend. No registration is required. Free valet parking is available. For more information, call Mary Swansiger at 203.732.1137.