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11/18/16

Bridgeport Hospital Foundation launches NICU modernization project

Spearheaded by a major naming gift from the Allison Family of Westport, the Bridgeport Hospital Foundation has launched a campaign to raise the balance of $7 million to modernize the Yale New Haven Children’s Hospital neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) at Bridgeport.

11/14/16

Bridgeport Hospital, churches join for African-American men’s health symposium

Bridgeport Hospital, Messiah Baptist Church and St. Matthew Baptist Church sponsored an African-American Men’s Health Symposium Nov. 5 in the hospital’s Hollander Auditorium.

10/18/16

Yale New Haven Hospital once again achieves Magnet® Designation

Yale New Haven Hospital (YNHH) has once again achieved the prestigious Magnet designation from the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), placing it among the approximately seven percent of the more than 5,600 hospitals nationwide – and one of only six in Connecticut – to achieve this distinguished honor. YNHH received the Magnet designation for the first time on May 25, 2011. Yale New Haven is the largest hospital in Connecticut to achieve Magnet.

09/12/16

Bridgeport Hospital names Gina Calder vice president of Ambulatory Services

Gina Calder of New Haven has been promoted to vice president of Ambulatory Services at Bridgeport Hospital. She has been executive director of Clinical Services since 2014.

09/08/16

Yale New Haven Health, L+M Healthcare affiliation receives full approval

The affiliation of L+M Healthcare and Yale New Haven Health was fully approved today by the State of Connecticut’s Office of Healthcare Access (OHCA). The parties received regulatory approval from all State of Rhode Island agencies last week and the Federal Trade Commission last year.

08/16/16

Bridgeport Hospital uses ‘cool’ new technology to treat a-fib

On Aug. 9, the Joel E. Smilow Heart Institute at Bridgeport Hospital performed Yale New Haven Health’s first cardiac cryoablation to treat atrial fibrillation (a-fib), the most common type of heart rhythm disorder.

07/12/16

Yale New Haven Health System named a 2016 “Most Wired” winner

Yale New Haven Health System (YNHHS) has been selected as one of the most wired in the nation by Hospitals and Health Networks, a trade magazine published by the American Hospital Association. This recognition is based on technology advancements made by organizations to enhance patient safety, clinical quality and customer service in healthcare centers.

06/22/16

Singer Melissa Etheridge delights crowd at breast center benefit

Nearly 600 people attended the June 14 Rose of Hope Luncheon in Fairfield for Bridgeport Hospital’s Norma Pfriem Breast Center.

05/26/16

Norwalk, Stratford residents receive top employee awards at Bridgeport Hospital

Connecticut Burn Center physician assistant Katharine (Kate) Connolly of Norwalk was named 2015-2016 Employee of the Year, and social worker Ellen Massey of Stratford received the George B. and Alice P. Longstreth Humanness Award during Bridgeport Hospital’s May 25 Employee Recognition Dinner at Webster Bank Arena.

05/18/16

Bridgeport Hospital School of Nursing holds 130th commencement

The Bridgeport Hospital School of Nursing (BHSN) held its 130th commencement May 2 at the University of Bridgeport’s Arnold Bernhard Center for the Arts and Humanities. A total of 88 students from Connecticut and Westchester County, NY – 54 in the traditional two-year class and 34 in the accelerated 16-month class – marked completion of their studies and are eligible to take the Connecticut licensure exam for registered nurses.


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