Department of Medicine
Nutrition Therapy and Diabetes Self-Management Education Program of Danbury Hospital Offers April Classes at Two Locations
March 17, 2015 - Danbury, CT
Comprehensive Diabetes Education morning classes will take place on Thursdays, April 9th, April 16th, and April 23rd from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Evening classes will be conducted on Wednesdays, April 8th, April 15th and April 22nd from 5 to 7 p.m.
Western Connecticut Health Network Foundation Appoints Anthony M. Rizzo, Jr. as New Board Chair
March 12, 2015 - Danbury, CT
The Western Connecticut Health Network (WCHN) Foundation has appointed Bethel resident Anthony M. "Tony" Rizzo, Jr. as the new chair of its Board of Directors, effective January 1, 2015.
Western Connecticut Health Network Colorectal Physician Experts Offer Advice to Catch a Killer during National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month
March 3, 2015 - Danbury, CT
The possibility of curing patients after symptoms develop is less than 50 percent, but if colorectal cancer is found and treated at an early stage before symptoms develop, the opportunity to cure it is 80 percent or better; and, more importantly, the development of colon cancer can be prevented entirely.
Western Connecticut Health Network/Danbury Hospital Echocardiography Services Earn Re-accreditation by IAC
February 13, 2015 - Danbury, CT
"Echocardiography is a critical test necessary for early detection in most patients with heart disease," said Dr. Andrew Keller, Director of WCHN Echocardiography Laboratories.
Thomas J. Rutherford, MD, PhD, Named Network Physician Director of Cancer Services at Western Connecticut Health Network
February 5, 2015 - Danbury, CT
As director, Dr. Rutherford will create a new model of cancer delivery in the dynamic "Accountable Care" environment that builds on the strengths and enhances the growth of the existing programs for the Praxair Cancer Center at Danbury Hospital, Diebold Family Cancer Center at New Milford Hospital and the Whittingham Cancer Center at Norwalk Hospital.
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