To Benefit The Comprehensive Women’s
(Hartford, Conn. September 18, 2012) – It was another sellout evening with over 1,400
guests at the Connecticut Convention Center for this year’s MIRACLES XXIII
gala, presented by Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center. This year’s beneficiary was The Comprehensive Women’s Health Center
at Saint Francis, slated for opening in late 2013 on the Hospital’s main campus.
The event featured a cocktail reception, dinner and dancing, and a silent wine
“Once again, our community has come
together to show its generous and inspiring support for our efforts to provide
the very best in healthcare services by attending this sold-out event,” said
Christopher M. Dadlez, Chief Executive Officer and President of Saint Francis.
“We are especially grateful to everyone for their part in helping the Hospital
create the new Comprehensive Women’s
Comprehensive Women’s Health Center (CWHC) will provide dedicated services for women in the
nation’s most advanced state-of-the-art facility. When the CWHC opens its doors, the Comprehensive Breast Health Center, the Women’s
Heart Program, Integrative Medicine, and Obstetrics and Gynecological Services
will comprise the core services available. Focused on providing coordinated
care specifically for women, the Center will
offer innovative technology, world-class physicians, highly-trained nurses and
technicians, along with education, prevention, diagnosis and treatment in an
environment that is architecturally designed to promote health and healing.
Since its inception in 1990 to
celebrate the affiliation of Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center and
Mount Sinai Hospital, the MIRACLES galas have raised more than $12 million for
initiatives at Saint Francis.
About Saint Francis
Saint Francis Care is an integrated healthcare delivery system established by
Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center, an anchor institution in north
central Connecticut since 1897. Licensed
for 617 beds and 65 bassinets, it is a major teaching hospital and the largest
Catholic hospital in New England. Other
major entities of Saint Francis Care
include The Mount Sinai Rehabilitation Hospital, the Connecticut Joint
Replacement Institute, the Hoffman Heart and Vascular Institute of Connecticut,
the Saint Francis/Mount Sinai Regional Cancer Center, and the Joyce D. and
Andrew J. Mandell Center for Comprehensive Multiple Sclerosis Care and
Neuroscience Research. Its services are
supported by a network of five major Access Centers and eight additional
medical office centers sited throughout the region. For more information, visit www.stfranciscare.com.