News and Events

Integrated Health Services in East Hartford Gazette

The following was transcribed from an article in The Gazette on 6/15/2017. School-based health centers thank town, staff, parents for support The following was submitted to the Gazette as an Open Letter by Emily Pangakis, Senior Public Relations Strategist at Adams...

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National Committee on Quality Accreditation

PCMH Standards Integrated Health Services was one of 2 cohorts in CT working with 2 cohorts in NY to pilot the standards. IHS was the only CT site to complete the pilot and designated as a level 2! This led to a proposal to have SBHC standards approved by...

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Connecticut Health Plans Fall Short

Consumers in a Northeast region that includes Connecticut were among the least satisfied with their health plans, according to the J.D. Power 2017 ​Member Health Plan Survey.  See how other regions rated here​.​

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Connecticut School Based Health Centers Training Recap

​On May 5th the Connecticut Association of School Based Health Centers held their annual training event entitled "Protecting a Vulnerable Population".​  Training opportunities included chronic absenteeism, mindfulness and tick-borne infection. Conference presentations...

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Hallways to Health Act Re-Introduced

​Comprehensive school-based health care legislation would increase children and adolescents’ access to primary and mental health care services.​ Connecticut has made a wise investment in and commitment to the health of children and adolescents through state funding...

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Integrated Health Services Release Annual Report

​The 2015-2016 IHS Annual Report is now available online.  This past year IHS raised the bar for coordinated care health through growing child and adolescent programs, dental services and community partnership.   Click on the link below to learn more about...

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Contact IHS

Integrated Health Services:
763 Burnside Avenue
East Hartford, CT 06108
(860) 291-9154

Monday-Friday: 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Saturdays and Sundays: closed

About IHS

Integrated Health Services, Inc. was founded in 2007 by Dr. Poerio, DNP, APRN, FNP-BC, but the organization’s purpose – to provide comprehensive, accessible, and integrated health care services at local schools – had been cultivated over the previous fifteen years while she ran the School Based Health Center (SBHC) program at Manchester Memorial Hospital.


​​​​IHS Administrative Office
763 Burnside Ave, East Hartford, CT 06108

Administrative Office Hours
Monday-Friday: 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Saturdays and Sundays: closed

School Based Health Center Locations
Connecticut River Academy
9 Riverside Drive
East Hartford, CT 06118
(860) 310-2864

Connecticut River Academy Middle School
195 Riverside Drive
East Hartford, CT 06108

Riverside Magnet School
29 Willowbrook Road
East Hartford, CT 06118
(860) 709-6812

Goodwin Counseling Services
1 Riverside Drive
East Hartford, CT 06118
(860) 913-2395