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03/24/20

Bridgeport Hospital starts COVID-19 testing in Milford

BRIDGEPORT, CT (March 24, 2020) – As part of its ongoing efforts to protect patients and healthcare workers from exposure to coronavirus (COVID-19), Bridgeport Hospital today opened a second appointment-only, drive-through testing station at the Boston Post Road Medical Center, 831 Boston Post Road, Milford.

03/21/20

Visitation policy explained to help fight coronavirus (COVID-19) spread

New Haven, CT (March 21, 2020) – Due to the continued concern regarding coronavirus (COVID-19), all Yale New Haven Health facilities have limited visitor access to patients at the hospitals as well as outpatient facilities in Connecticut, New York and Rhode Island, including Northeast Medical Group offices. We understand that this can be very upsetting to both patients and family members and we ask for your patience as we go through these unprecedented times.

03/09/20

Media Statement: COVID-19 patient receiving care at Bridgeport Hospital

Bridgeport, CT (March 9, 2020) - Bridgeport Hospital can confirm that it is currently caring for a patient that has tested positive for COVID-19. The Hospital is well prepared and has taken every precaution to ensure the health and safety of all patients, staff and employees.

03/07/20

Media Statement: Community physician from New York State diagnosed with COVID-19

Bridgeport, CT (March 7, 2020) - The New York Department of Public Health notified Bridgeport Hospital that a community physician from New York State was diagnosed with COVID-19 on March 6, 2020. This physician, who was asymptomatic, saw a limited number of patients at the Bridgeport Hospital Campus last weekend.

03/06/20

Yale New Haven Health deploys Computational Health Informatics Platform to advance precision medicine

New Haven, CT (March 5, 2020) – Yale New Haven Health System (YNHHS), in collaboration with investigators from Yale School of Medicine, announced a new investment to create and deploy a Computational Health Informatics Platform to advance precision medicine research and healthcare delivery through the innovative integration of technology and advanced analytics.

03/04/20

Integration progress at Milford Campus of Bridgeport Hospital highlighted at public forum

MILFORD, CT (March 4, 2020) – Bridgeport Hospital and Yale New Haven Health (YNHHS) leaders briefed members of the public during a March 2 forum on the progress made in integrating the former Milford Hospital into Bridgeport Hospital.

12/10/19

Yale New Haven Health CEO Marna P. Borgstrom recognized as one of the 100 Most Influential People by Modern Healthcare

New Haven, CT (Dec. 10, 2019) – Marna P. Borgstrom, CEO Yale New Haven Health System (YNHHS) and Yale New Haven Hospital, has been recognized by Modern Healthcare as one of 100 Most Influential People.

11/06/19

Bridgeport Hospital’s Kristin Edwards, MD, named an emerging leader in hospice and palliative medicine

BRIDGEPORT, CT (Nov. 6, 2019) – Kristin Edwards, MD, of New Canaan, medical director of Palliative Care and Physician Wellness at Bridgeport Hospital, has been named an Emerging Leader in Hospice and Palliative Medicine by the American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine (AAHPM).

11/04/19

Bridgeport Hospital joins age-friendly health initiative

BRIDGEPORT, CT (Nov. 4, 2019) – Bridgeport Hospital, part of Yale New Haven Health, has has joined the Age-Friendly Health Systems initiative, a movement to improve health care for older adults, contributing to a goal of 20 percent of U.S. hospitals and health systems becoming age-friendly by 2020.

10/23/19

Connecticut’s two leading health systems partner to bring new cancer treatment to state

WALLINGFORD, CT (Oct. 23, 2019) – Hartford HealthCare (HHC) and Yale New Haven Health System (YNHHS) today announced a plan to work together to bring proton beam therapy — a highly advanced form of radiation treatment for cancer – to Connecticut.


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