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Noted Hospital Finance Leader Appointed as Chief Financial Officer

Monday, November 29, 2010 - Danbury, CT

Steven Rosenberg, Chief Financial Officer

Western Connecticut Healthcare, a health network comprised of Danbury Hospital, New Milford Hospital and affiliated organizations, welcomes Steven H. Rosenberg, M.B.A. to the post of Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Rosenberg comes to Western Connecticut Healthcare with more than thirty years of health care and hospital experience including involvement in successful hospital and system management and integrations, physician initiatives and capital financing for major construction projects.

“Steve brings a wealth of experience that will help advance agenda while navigating the changes being imposed by health care reform. He has a great deal of financial acumen and shared set of values including integrity, team work and a passion for excellence - all very important to this organization,” said WCHPresident and CEO John M. Murphy, M.D.

Mr. Rosenberg will be responsible for overseeing finances at Danbury Hospital, New Milford Hospital and the affiliates of Western Connecticut Healthcare. “I’m so pleased to be joining this progressive organization, and excited to be working with such a high caliber of physicians, nurses, staff and volunteer leadership. I appreciate the patient-centered culture that’s in place where the highest levels of quality care, compassion and accountability are evident.”

Mr. Rosenberg received his B.S. from the University of Connecticut and his M.B.A. from the University of New Haven. He is a member of the CT Hospital Association Finance Committee, the Healthcare Financial Management Association, and the University of Connecticut and University of New Haven Alumni Associations. He is a longtime Connecticut resident and lives with his family in New Haven County.

About Western Connecticut Healthcare

Western Connecticut Healthcare is the newly formed affiliation of Danbury Hospital, New Milford Hospital and a family of supporting organizations and businesses providing the highest level of care for patients in western Connecticut and adjacent New York.

Danbury Hospital enjoys a 125 year tradition of providing the highest level of care for residents of western Connecticut and adjacent New York. It is a 371-bed regional medical center and university teaching hospital associated with the University of Vermont College of Medicine, the Yale University School of Medicine and the University of Connecticut School of Medicine. The hospital provides centers of excellence in cardiovascular services, cancer, weight loss surgery, orthopedics, digestive disorders, radiology and diagnostic imaging. The hospital has a national reputation for providing the highest levels of care, value in care provided and its patient-centered approach.

New Milford Hospital, established in 1921, is an 85 bed hospital well known for its Planetree approach to patient care and strong community commitment. It provides centers of excellence in acute care, orthopedics, cancer, family birthing and other services.