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04/21/17

Elizabeth M. Pfriem Hybrid Operating Room enhances heart and vascular care at Bridgeport Hospital

BRIDGEPORT, CT (April 21, 2017) – Patients in need of aortic aneurysm repairs, aortic valve replacements and other sophisticated heart and vascular procedures at Bridgeport Hospital can now benefit from one of the area’s most advanced hybrid operating facilities.

04/12/17

Yale New Haven Children's Hospital Pediatric Sleep Program in Bridgeport receives accreditation

BRIDGEPORT, CT – April 12, 2017 - Yale New Haven Children's Hospital Pediatric Sleep Center at Bridgeport Hospital has been accredited by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM).

04/12/17

Bridgeport Hospital Auxiliary May 4 gala to support Newborn ICU

BRIDGEPORT, CT (April 11, 2017) – The Bridgeport Hospital Auxiliary will host its annual spring gala, “Dancing with the Hospital Stars,” 6 - 10 pm Thursday, May 4, at Brooklawn Country Club in Fairfield.

04/10/17

Yale New Haven Hospital is the first hospital in the world to offer hybrid closed loop technology to people with type 1 diabetes

NEW HAVEN, CT (April 6, 2017) – Yale New Haven Hospital (YNHH) is among the first hospitals in the world to offer the first FDA-approved hybrid closed loop system – the MiniMed® 670G system – for the treatment of Type 1 diabetes.

04/06/17

New era begins with transition of Bridgeport Hospital School of Nursing to four-year BSN program at University of Bridgeport

BRIDGEPORT, CT (April 6, 2017) – Bridgeport Hospital School of Nursing (BHSN) will close its doors later this year after 133 years of educating nurses.

04/04/17

Yale New Haven Health named as “Leader in LGBTQ Healthcare Equality”

New Haven, CT (March 31, 2017) – Yale New Haven Health has been recognized as a “Leader in LGBTQ Healthcare Equality” by the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation, the educational arm of the nation’s largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) civil rights organization.

03/28/17

Over 90 Bridgeport Hospital physicians selected for Top Doctors list

BRIDGEPORT, CT (April 1, 2017) – More than 90 physicians on the Bridgeport Hospital Medical Staff and nearly 300 throughout Yale New Haven Health have been selected by their colleagues to be included in Connecticut Magazine’s 2017 Top Doctors listing.

03/22/17

Fairfield Chamber of Commerce and Norma Pfriem Breast Center spearhead health expo

TRUMBULL, CT (March 22, 2017) – Over 300 people attended the first major community wellness event at Yale New Haven Health’s Park Avenue Medical Center in Trumbull March 12. Presented by the Fairfield Chamber of Commerce and Norma Pfriem Breast Center, the free daylong health and wellness expo featured nearly a dozen lectures by health professionals, screenings, exhibits and CPR/AED training.

03/13/17

Bridgeport Hospital Center for Wound Healing and Hyperbaric Medicine reaccredited

BRIDGEPORT, CT (March 13, 2017) – The Bridgeport Hospital Center for Wound Healing and Hyperbaric Medicine has been reaccredited for the maximum term of three years by the Undersea and Hyperbaric Medicine Society (UHMS).

03/09/17

Start of Daylight Saving Time good time to assess sleep needs

BRIDGEPORT, CT (March 9, 2017) – The medical director of Bridgeport Hospital’s Center for Sleep Medicine says the start of Daylight Saving Time this month – and the resulting “loss” of sleep from pushing clocks ahead one hour – is a good occasion for people with chronic snoring problems or other sleep-related disorders to seek help from a sleep medicine specialist.


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