Hartford Hospital Web Site

Hartford Hospital is the major teaching hospital affiliated with the University of Connecticut Medical School, serving the New England region. Our reputation for providing complex and innovative care to those in need is built on the foundation of excellence in patient care, teaching and research. Our quality programs have continually been recognized for excellence by the Federal Government, US News and World Report, Solucient, Blue Cross/Blue Shield and the National Cancer Institute, to name a few.

The web site is based on a portal framework infrastructure that supports both intranet and Internet portal applications. An authoring system provides each department with the ability to produce and manage content areas through a system of authoring, review and release.


Web Site Architecture design including:

  • requirements definition
  • site specification
  • project plans
  • tier structure development
  • user interface definition

Complete programming of web sites including:

  • GUI
  • Site code
  • SQL database

Management of web site including:

  • introduction and development of new functionality
  • technology
  • content areas
  • maintenance plans
  • backups
  • monitoring


  • A "pluggable" framework that is simple to extend
  • Roles-based security for viewing content and administering the portal
  • Cross-browser support
  • Clean code/html content separation
  • Multi-tier application architecture
  • Data access using SQL stored procedures
  • Forms authentication using a database for usernames/passwords