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02/29/16

Healthy Heart: Angioplasties (News 12 Connecticut)

During an angioplasty, doctors use a thin, flexible tube called a catheter to open dangerously blocked arteries.

12/15/14

Lariat: New way to lasso stroke risk

The Electrophysiology team in the Joel E. Smilow Heart Institute at Bridgeport Hospital performed its first Lariat procedure Nov. 25 to prevent strokes in patients with atrial fibrillation (AFib).

12/03/14

Zumba Master Class Nets $1,200 for Norma Pfriem Breast Center

Zumba Master Class Nets $1,200 for Norma Pfriem Breast Center

11/04/14

Bridgeport Hospital first in state to with latest-generation da Vinci Xi robot-assisted surgery system

Bridgeport Hospital first in state to with latest-generation da Vinci Xi robot-assisted surgery system

11/04/14

Pink Pop Up Party Nets $22,000 for Norma Pfriem Breast Center

Pink Pop Up Party Nets $22,000 for Norma Pfriem Breast Center

09/25/14

Pink Pop Up Party celebrates National Breast Cancer Awareness Month:  benefit for Norma F. Pfriem Breast Care Center

Celebrate National Breast Cancer Awareness Month at the October 16 Pink Pop Up Party, an evening of libations, bites and fun sponsored by Porsche of Fairfield.  The event will be held at Sono Studios in Norwalk at 6:30 PM and features music by New York City-based DJ Nomad NYC.  Proceeds benefit the Norma F. Pfriem Breast Care Center.  

09/24/14

Milford nurse recognized for compassionate care

Marissa Zingaro of Milford, a nurse in the surgical intensive care unit, is the latest monthly recipient of the Bridgeport Hospital Quality Award for her compassionate patient care.

09/16/14

Jewelry Designer Donates Proceeds from Sales of Spiritually Inspired Necklace to Norma Pfriem Breast Care Center

In recognition of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, jewelry designer Mary Margrill, a pioneer in the world of jewelry for more than 20 years, is donating a portion of the proceeds from the sale of her “I Am Healed” necklace to the Norma Pfriem Breast Care Center for their programs for women in need.  

08/12/14

The Beth Davis Rose of Hope Tennis Tournament at Brooklawn Country Club Benefit for Norma F. Pfriem Breast Care Center

The Beth Davis Rose of Hope Tennis Tournament, a fundraiser for the Norma F. Pfriem Breast Care Center, takes place at Brooklawn Country Club in Fairfield on September 9.

07/31/14

Stratford nurse earns two awards in one month for extraordinary care

The month of July was a good one for Bridgeport Hospital nurse Nyla Petrahai. Petrahai, a Stratford resident who works in the intermediate care area, which houses patients requiring a higher level of care short of intensive care, received the hospital’s first DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses July 23. One week later, for the same actions that earned her the first award, she received the monthly Bridgeport Hospital Quality Award for reflecting the hospital’s values of patient-centered care, compassion, accountability and integrity.  


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