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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.

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.

05/06/16

Norma Pfriem Healing Garden is ‘heart and soul’ of Trumbull’s new Park Avenue Medical Center

Speaker after speaker recalled the generosity and compassion of philanthropist Norma Pfriem during the May 2 dedication ceremony for the healing garden named in her honor at Yale New Haven Health’s Park Avenue Medical Center.

05/04/16

Yale New Haven Health announces opening of Park Avenue Medical Center in Trumbull

Yale New Haven Health cut the ribbon May 3 on a new outpatient medical center in Trumbull.

04/25/16

Westport's Dr. Edward Pinto named Bridgeport Hospital Physician of the Year

Edward Pinto, MD, of Westport, was recognized as Physician of the Year during Bridgeport Hospital’s April 20 Physician Leadership Summit at the Fairfield Museum and History Center.

04/21/16

Minimally invasive heart valve replacement comes to Bridgeport Hospital

The first transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) procedure in the Joel E. Smilow Heart Institute at Bridgeport Hospital was performed April 19 under the direction of interventional cardiologist Edward Tuohy, MD, together with Chief of Cardiothoracic Surgery Umer Darr, MD, and interventional cardiologist Victor Mejia, MD. Their patient was a 78-year-old local woman.


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