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Seymour Pink Donates $80,000 for New Breast Ultrasound Technology at Hewitt Center for Breast Wellnes

Seymour Pink recently helped to enhance the accuracy of breast ultrasound screenings at The Hewitt Center for Breast Wellness at Griffin Hospital. The community breast cancer fundraising organization donated $80,000 to the Center for the purchase of an advanced RS85 Prestige ultrasound system which provides images with superior quality and other technological advances, including elastography, an emerging sonographic imaging technique […]

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Volunteers Sought for Hospital Elder Life Program at Griffin

The Hospital Elder Life Program (HELP) at Griffin Hospital is looking for volunteers to provide additional support for elderly patients. Research shows that between 30 and 50 percent of seniors can experience a decline in their physical and cognitive abilities during a hospital stay. HELP is a comprehensive, evidence-based, patient care program that provides important connections between volunteers and patients, […]

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CED Technologies in Shelton Donates $3,500 to The Center for Cancer Care at Griffin Hospital 5K Walk-Run

CED Technologies, Inc., of Shelton, recently donated $3,500 to help area cancer patients receive exceptional care and provide financial relief to patients in need. The donation will support the Annual 5K Walk/Run to benefit The Center for Cancer Care at Griffin Hospital. The 2023 5K Walk/Run had a special tie to CED Technologies as the event’s inspirational survivor speaker, Girard […]

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Griffin Hospital Inpatient Unit Raises $700 for Boys & Girls Club

Caregivers from the Griffin Hospital 2 North inpatient units recently presented a $700 donation to the Boys & Girls Club of Lower Naugatuck Valley. The donation was raised through a 2 North Gives Back Basket Raffle held in November 2023. Caregivers from the 2 North inpatient units assembled 24 baskets for the fundraiser. The donation is part of Griffin’s Planetree […]

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Griffin’s Wonderland of Trees Raises $9,250 for Spooner House

Griffin Hospital’s 2023 Annual Holiday Wonderland of Trees fundraiser collected more than $9,250 for Spooner House in Shelton to help feed and shelter area families in need this winter. As part of Griffin’s Planetree Person-Centered Care Philosophy, the Holiday Wonderland of Trees calls on hospital departments to decorate three-foot artificial evergreen trees that are raffled off every December. The fundraiser […]

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Griffin Health Earns ACR Designation as Prostate Cancer MRI Center of Excellence

Griffin Health Imaging and Diagnostics at Quarry Walk in Oxford has been awarded a three-year designation as a Prostate Cancer MRI Center of Excellence by the American College of Radiology (ACR). The ACR designation represents the highest level of image quality and patient safety. It is awarded only to facilities meeting ACR Practice Parameters and Technical Standards after a peer-review […]

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Christine Finerty Honored with DAISY Award

Griffin Health recently honored Christine Finerty, RN, with The DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses. The award is part of the DAISY Foundation’s mission to recognize the extraordinary, compassionate care nurses provide patients and families every day. Winners can be nominated by patients, patients’ family or friends, or fellow caregivers for their exemplary care. Finerty, a nurse at The Childbirth Center […]

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Make a Healthy Plan for Success in 2021

Don’t just wish for better health in 2024 – plan for it! We’ve put together this Healthy Plan Checklist to help you get focused on how you will achieve your health goals this year. Print this page to make your plan for better health in 2024. My 2024 Healthy Plan Checklist Make your annual wellness visit Check your BMI Book […]

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Five Reasons You Should See Your Doctor Every Year

As your partners in health, Griffin Health believes a yearly visit to your doctor is critical to maintaining and managing your health for the longterm. Our focus on wellness exams at Griffin Faculty Physicians is on the prevention of serious diseases, so you stay healthy, avoid or delay the onset of diseases, and take control of your health. Here are the […]

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