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Hospital Lives collaborates with major Connecticut health centers including, Hartford Healthcare, Saint Francis Hospital And Medical Center, Trinity Health of New England and UConn Health with national recognition, published documentaries and film festival selections.

COVIDLAND – A Documentary Film About Survival and Hope in the ICU, premiered in January, 2021 on Medscape. Upon publication, the film was endorsed by WEBMD‘s Chief Medical Officer, Dr. John Whyte.  Most recently, COVIDLAND won a Digital Health Award from the Health Information Resource Center.

In COVIDLAND, Dr. Megan Panico spends nights and weekends caring for extreme COVID-19 cases. She also sacrifices urgent family needs, personal time as she risks her own health. But for those on the front lines, within the most complicated health crisis of our time, there is no choice. VIEW ON MEDSCAPE HERE

COVIDLAND was developed in collaboration with Hartford HealthCare and Medscape. It was directed by Jeff Teitler and produced by Eugenia Yun.

TREAT FOR A CURE, won a prestigious CASE – Circle of Excellence Award and premiered at UConn Health’s White Coat Gala on April 16, 2016.  It is the most viewed and shared film on UConn Foundation’s social media platforms.

TREAT FOR A CURE – UConn student-athlete, Ryan Radue enters the fight of his life…beating cancer. With a comprehensive group of oncologists, nurses, researchers along with an entire baseball team behind him, his story of courage and perseverance is captured.

Directed by Jeff Teitler / Envision Films.  Produced by Jennifer Huber

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Dr. Bret Schipper is the Chief of Oncological Surgery at Hartford HealthCare. Though regularly treating complex forms of cancer, unpredictable findings are only the beginning of what surgical teams go through with every case.

In this newly launched, short documentary series, THE ONCOLOGISTS examines the personal and clinical issues, faced by those on the front lines of cancer. The series is directed by Jeff Teitler and produced by Medscape in collaboration with Hartford HealthCare, Lauri Graham and Gabrielle Miller

To View the ONCOLOGISTS on MEDSCAPE, Please click HERE.

Heather Lindsay and Dave Mosher became a national and international news story.

But 6 months before that day, their families agreed to have their entire story documented.

TAKE THIS DAY

A new documentary coming soon.

 

Hospital People has inspired national and international news stories from People Magazine, Daily Mail, The Today Show, The New York Post, Inside Edition and others. Our work and imagery has views into the millions with media shares by organizations such as Mighty Nurse, I Am A Nurse, Nurses, etc.

This cinematic trailer on Nurse Leadership, was recognized by the Connecticut Nursing Association. It reached more than 350,000 individuals, with shares by major hospitals and nursing associations nationwide. It was also featured on Mighty Nurse, Nurses and many other social media sites.

Directed by Jeff Teitler

Prepare for chills. This cinematic portrait of an ICU nurse was created during the COVID-19 pandemic. Utilizing phone footage shot by the nurse herself, this intimate glimpse has been developed into a portrait of courage and hope.

WHEREVER YOU STAND – Was commissioned by Hartford Health Care – April 2020. In 2021, it won a Gold Lamplighter Award and has received over 45,000 views on facebook.

Directed by Jeff Teitler / Envision Films

 

This cinematic surgical portrait advanced the communicative possibilities of surgical practitioners.  Upon release, the piece was widely shared with mass patient-engagement.  It transformed traditional uses of hospital filmmaking, with vastly increased outcomes.

YOUR NEW BEGINNING – Dr. Niamey Wilson’s dedication, countless hours surgical skill and compassion reveal a mass of hope to her breast cancer patients…but she does not do it alone.

Directed by Jeff Teitler

 

HANDS THAT HEAL – a therapeutic musician celebrates medicine, empathy and patient care in this emotional Music Video.   Original music written and performed by Carolyn Brodginski and Seat of Our Pants. 

Directed by Jeff Teitler

 

Upon release, THE TRAUMA KEEPER was reposted by NURSES. That post alone received 96,000 views and 370 shares. Hospital People’s local social media also received an additional 35,000 views with no marketing spend.

In The TRAUMA KEEPER, an Emergency Room housekeeper turns the death of his son into a celebration of Emergency Room Personnel and First Responders.

Directed by Jeff Teitler

 

 

Hospital People’s social media has reached well into the millions. Our stories have inspired national and international news stories by THE TODAY SHOW, PEOPLE MAGAZINE, INSIDE EDITION, Etc. , Our media is regularly shared by national NGO’s, advocacy organizations and a mass of practitioners, who make up our base.

HOSPITAL PEOPLE includes personal accounts of practice, illness and recovery as events unfold.

Directed by Jeff Teitler