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Foundation ExpensesSalary & Benefits 56%Supplies & Other Expenses 22%Fundraising Events 22%Contributions by CampaignState & Federal Grants 39%Annual Giving 29% Private Grants 20%Planned Giving 12%Philanthropic Performance Fiscal Year 2011$4.3 million in philanthropic revenue was contributed to ECHN and ECHN Community Healthcare Foundation between October 1, 2010 and September 30, 2011. We are pleased to be the recipients of over 2,393 contributions. For every dollar raised, 75 cents went directly to provide services for our patients.5

Five strategic pillarsEach year, strategic planning focuses on these five areas: Employees, Physicians, Quality & Safety, Growth and Financial Health.Employees. Employees participated in celebrations at Rockville General Hospital and Manchester Memorial Hospital that recognized ECHN's HealthGrades Awards.. Seven nurses from Manchester Memorial Hospital and Rockville General Hospital received the 2011 Nightingale Awards for Excellence in Nursing.Physicians. The ECHN active medical staff is comprised of 324 physicians.. The University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine (UNECOM) selected ECHN's two hospitals as its first Connecticut campus. In July, fifteen medical students began their third year of training at ECHN.. Twenty-two physicians on the medical staff made Connecticut Magazine's "Top Docs" list.Quality and Safety. Rockville General Hospital was the recipient of the HealthGrades Excellence Awards for Critical Care and Pulmonary Care (3 years in a row) and received five-star ratings in several clinical areas.. Manchester Memorial Hospital was the recipient of the HealthGrades Excellence Awards for Gastrointestinal Care, Gastrointestinal Surgery (2 years in a row), and Critical Care and received five-star ratings in several clinical areas.. A new online incident reporting system went live, allowing for timelier incident reporting, tracking and intervention.. A Value-Based Purchasing initiative was introduced. Several teams of employees were organized to address continuous quality improvements as measured by indicators tracked by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.. The ECHN Diabetes Self-Management Program was recognized by the American Diabetes Association for meeting the National Standards for Diabetes Self-Management Education Programs.Growth. ECHN opened a new Eastern Connecticut Medical Professionals physician suite at ECHN's South Windsor campus with three primary care physicians and a rheumatologist, and opened a new Patient Service Center offering lab draw services.. An Eastern Connecticut Medical Professionals medical practice, owned by ECHN, was opened in Somers.. A new strategic plan was approved by the board for the Women's Center for Wellness.. Construction on the third ECHN medical building at Evergreen Walk, which will house women's health services, was completed.. High-dose-rate brachytherapy was offered at Eastern Connecticut Cancer Institute.. ECHN launched its redesigned website.. The Integrative Medicine program at Eastern Connecticut Cancer Institute was expanded to include art therapy, therapeutic massage, reiki, and yoga (including chair yoga).. Renovations of the Clinical Laboratory at Manchester Memorial Hospital were completed. An automated specimen processing operation designed to add capacity and improve the processing of specimens was installed.. The Meditech Scanning and Archiving system was implemented, completing the conversion to a full electronic medical record.. An application for a Certificate of Need was filed with the State to install a Computerized Tomography Simulator at the John A. DeQuattro Cancer Center for cancer treatment planning.. Walden Behavioral Care sent a letter of intent to open an outpatient eating disorders clinic to be located at ECHN's South Windsor campus.Financial Health. ECHN joined the Connecticut Hospital Association in Washington to advocate for pension funding reform legislation.. ECHN held two legislative breakfasts for State Representatives to raise awareness of legislative actions important to ECHN's financial health.. Cost reductions of $1.5 million were realized through group purchasing efforts with Voluntary Hospital Association's National Purchasing Coalition, product standardization and in-sourcing services such as bringing printing services in-house.6860.647.4753