April 2013
From the Medical Staff Office
Feature Story
TimeMagazine ran a scathing article, entitled “Bitter Pill,” by Stephen Brill, condemning the U.S. healthcare system. I don’t think there is a more important topic than the state of our healthcare system. Unfortunately, not only is the article inflammatory, but it also contains inaccurate and misleading information.
In this issue...
March 19 Bridgeport Hospital Doctors’ Day reception at Fairfield University’s Bellarmine Hall.

Canera Pagano, JD, Director of Risk Management, will address “Identifying Serious Safety Events,” noon Monday, April 29, Hollander Auditorium.

Tenth annual Bridgeport Hospital Home Run event, 9 a.m. Sunday, May 26, at the Ballpark at Harbor Yard, includes 5K run, walk, wheelchair race and Children’s Fun Run.

After more than two years of planning, the Epic electronic medical record system is installed at two Yale New Haven Health System hospitals.

Medical Staff members are invited to join President and CEO Bill Jennings

Beata Skudlarska, MD, Executive Director of Geriatrics and Palliative Care, was named Making the Difference Physician of the Year.