Four Hospitals Recently Ranked Worst in CT for Adverse Events

April 17, 2013

Four hospitals were recently named for having the highest number of adverse events in the state, according to a list compiled by the Connecticut Department of Public Health and covers the year 2011.

The four hospitals named in the Adverse Event Report are:

1. Charlotte Hungerford Hospital, Torrington

2. Sharon Hospital; New Milford Hospital

3. Stamford Hospital

4. The Hospital of Central Connecticut, in Southington and New Britain

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