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March 2014
From the Medical Staff office
Feature Story
Regrettably, many Americans choose to focus their attention on trivial distractions while we face many serious challenges: The economy continues to struggle and likely will continue to struggle, children of the poor are inadequately educated ...
In this issue...
The Bridgeport Hospital Foundation’s Honor Your Caregiver program recently received its largest gift to date – $100,000 from the husband of a patient expressing his gratitude for the care provided to his wife by Kevin Sprague, MD, and other Emergency Department staff...

Financial assistance for Barrett’s esophagus testing is available to patients with high-deductible insurance, are underinsured or do not have insurance...

Andrew Bedford, MD, was recently named a fellow of the American Gastroenterological Association (AGA), the nation’s oldest medical society dedicated to gastrointestinal tract (GI) disorders.

Two Bridgeport Hospital gynecology clinics and the MedEase ambulatory medicine unit recently relocated to suites on the first floor of the Perry Building...

Matt McDonough, director, practice development for Northeast Medical Group (NEMG), was recently promoted to executive director of NEMG Network Development...

Ceasar Irby, Jr., DPM, a member of Northeast Medical Group (NEMG), is a participant in the 2015 Harvard Macy Institute program for educators in health professions...

Shawn Cole, MD, was recently named director of the patient-centered medical home (PCMH) program for Northeast Medical Group (NEMG)...

Arti Singh, MD, Bridgeport Hospital department of Medicine resident, won the case presentation category at the Connecticut Chapter of the American College of Cardiology (CCACC) Scientific Sessions 2014 ...

YNHHS is in the midst of a multi-year project to become a high reliability organization (HRO) and eliminate incidents of preventable patient harm...


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