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06/14/17

Bridgeport Hospital hosts celebration for cancer survivors at zoo

BRIDGEPORT, CT (June 14, 2017) – Nearly 150 cancer survivors, more than 400 of their family members and approximately 100 staff members – about 650 people in all – attended Bridgeport Hospital’s 10th annual Survivor Safari June 10 at Connecticut’s Beardsley Zoo. The event included free zoo admission, a barbecue, family entertainment and the symbolic release of butterflies to signify new beginnings and rebirth.

06/09/17

Rose of Hope Luncheon raises $550,000 to support Norma Pfriem Breast Center services for patients and families

WESTPORT, CT (June 9, 2017) – Over 500 guests at the June 7 Rose of Hope Luncheon in Westport helped raise $550,000 for Norma Pfriem Breast Center to provide care and support to breast cancer patients and their families.

06/08/17

Yale New Haven Health named one of the top employers by Forbes Magazine

New Haven, CT—June 8, 2017—Yale New Haven Health, comprising Yale New Haven Hospital, Bridgeport Hospital, Greenwich Hospital and Lawrence & Memorial and Westerly Hospitals has been named as a 2017 winner by Forbes Magazine as one of “America’s Best Employers”.

05/26/17

Bridgeport Hospital salutes employees at annual dinner

BRIDGEPORT, CT (May 26, 2017) – Nearly 400 employees were honored for achieving service milestones of five to 45 years or more during Bridgeport Hospital’s May 22 Employee Recognition Dinner at The Waterview in Monroe.

05/25/17

Bridgeport Hospital marks EMS Week with new provider award

BRIDGEPORT, CT (May 25, 2017) – Bridgeport Hospital celebrated Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Week May 24 by acknowledging its important partnership with area ambulance companies and presenting its first EMS Provider of the Year Award to Dane Johansson, a paramedic with American Medical Response and Stratford EMS.

05/22/17

Neonatal ICU reunion in Bridgeport celebrates babies’ progress

BRIDGEPORT, CT (May 22, 2017) – Nearly 200 former patients and family members attended the May 21 alumni reunion sponsored by the Allison Family Neonatal ICU at the Yale New Haven Children’s Hospital campus at Bridgeport Hospital May 21.

05/19/17

Bridgeport Hospital Auxiliary presents 20th annual Wheelchair Meet June 4 at Shehan Center

BRIDGEPORT, CT (May 19, 2017) – Wheelchair-dependent children 18 and under are invited to take part in a day of fun at the Cardinal Shehan Center, 1494 Main Street, Bridgeport, 1 - 4 pm Sunday, June 4, when the Bridgeport Hospital Auxiliary presents its 20th annual Wheelchair Meet, sponsored by Koskoff, Koskoff & Bieder, PC, of Bridgeport.

05/17/17

Bridgeport Hospital celebrates Nurses Week with awards, activities

BRIDGEPORT, CT (May 17, 2017) – Bridgeport Hospital celebrated Nurses Week May 6 - 12 with a full slate of activities and events, including a group outing with colleagues from Yale New Haven Health to the Ballpark at Harbor Yard, home of the Bridgeport Bluefish, awards ceremonies, complimentary massages and yoga, stress reduction exercises, blessing of the hands, healthy food sampling and distribution of gifts.

05/12/17

Bridgeport Hospital thanks volunteers for service

BRIDGEPORT, CT (May 12, 2017) – More than 40 volunteers and auxiliary members were recognized for special achievement and service milestones of 100 - 19,000 lifetime hours at Bridgeport Hospital’s April 24 Volunteer Recognition Luncheon at Testo’s Restaurant in Bridgeport.

05/11/17

Bridgeport Hospital Auxiliary gala raises over $80,000 to support Neonatal ICU upgrade, other programs

BRIDGEPORT, CT (May 11, 2017) – Nearly 150 people attended the May 4 Bridgeport Hospital Auxiliary spring gala at Brooklawn Country Club in Fairfield and helped raise over $80,000. The funds will support the modernization of the Allison Family Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (ICU), Dr. Tom Kennedy Toy Closet, therapist scholarships for Ahlbin Rehabilitation Centers and other grants and programs that benefit patients.


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