Hospital is also
named the official medical provider for the tournament
Conn. April 29, 2014) - Saint
Francis Hospital and Medical Center announced today that it will extend its
support as Presenting Sponsor to the Travelers Championship for an additional
five years, through 2020.
The announcement was made by
Christopher M. Dadlez, President and Chief Executive Officer, Saint Francis
Hospital and Medical Center, at the Travelers Championship Media Day at the TPC
River Highlands in Cromwell.
The five-year agreement also designates
Saint Francis as the "Official Medical Provider” of the Travelers
Championship. Saint Francis has provided volunteer services for 26 years, and on-course
medical services for 16 years. Medical volunteers provide care in an eight-bed,
air-conditioned field hospital, along with three forward aid stations and
advanced life support through roving teams of EMS professionals on bikes.
The Hospital also sponsors a
health promotion tent in the Fan Zone and hosts the Military Outpost, a
climate-controlled venue for current and former military personnel and their
families. For the 5th consecutive year, the Hospital will host Military
Appreciation events throughout the tournament week to honor active and retired
service members. Last year, more than 3,000 military service members and their
families visited the Military Outpost.
About Saint Francis Care
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, the Joyce D. and Andrew J. Mandell Center for Comprehensive
Multiple Sclerosis Care and Neuroscience Research, and Saint Francis HealthCare
Partners. Johnson Memorial Medical Center, parent organization of Johnson
Memorial Hospital, Evergreen Health Care Center, and Home and Community Health
Services is also a Saint Francis Care Partner. Saint Francis Care’s
services are supported by a network of seven major Access Centers and eight
additional medical office centers sited throughout the region. For more
information, visit www.stfranciscare.com.