The Bridgeport Hospital Foundation has received a $50,000 grant from the Newman’s Own Foundation to support the expansion of Diabetes and Endocrinology services in the Bridgeport Hospital Primary Care Center.
Bridgeport Hospital’s Norma Pfriem Breast Center has announced proceeds of nearly $524,000 from its June 11 Rose of Hope Luncheon in Fairfield, the largest amount raised since the annual event was launched in 2000. Nearly 600 people attended the luncheon, which supports the center’s programs and services for underserved women. The event also celebrated the center’s 15th anniversary.
More than 100 people attended the April 25 Yale New Haven Health Cancer College at the Trumbull Marriott to learn about the latest advances in cancer prevention and treatment. Lisa Niemi Swayze, widow of actor Patrick Swayze, was the keynote speaker at the conference, which was presented by the Norma F. Pfriem Cancer Institute at Bridgeport Hospital and Smilow Cancer Hospital at Yale-New Haven. Patrick Swayze died of pancreatic cancer in 2009.
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Healthy and Wise
Christopher Hogan is one of many individuals experiencing the health benefits of the Yale New Haven Health System Bariatric Surgery Program at Bridgeport Hospital.
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Medical Staff News
This promises to be a very interesting year for health care. Many of us are concerned about the changes in Medicare and now it turns out the insurance companies are sprinting ahead of Medicare in the race to lower costs.
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Thank you! Your generosity made a major difference in the lives of many Bridgeport Hospital patients and their families during the past year. Your support helped us improve the quality and safety of care and provide a positive experience during more than 18,000 patient admissions, 270,000 outpatient visits and 84,000 Emergency Department visits.
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