Main News Filters


Bridgeport Hospital stroke care is golden; resuscitation efforts for cardiac arrest also cited

Bridgeport Hospital has been recognized by the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association for the quality of its stroke care and its resuscitation measures for cardiac arrest patients.


Rose of Hope Luncheon raises nearly $524,000 to support breast cancer care for the underserved

Bridgeport Hospital’s Norma Pfriem Breast Center has announced proceeds of nearly $524,000 from its June 11 Rose of Hope Luncheon in Fairfield, the largest amount raised since the annual event was launched in 2000. Nearly 600 people attended the luncheon, which supports the center’s programs and services for underserved women. The event also celebrated the center’s 15th anniversary.


Great weather and turnout mark Bridgeport Hospital Home Run 5K

Bridgeport, CT (June 1, 2015) – Nearly 600 people took part in the 12th annual Bridgeport Hospital Home Run 5K run, walk and children’s fun run May 24. A benefit for the hospital’s Joel E. Smilow Heart Institute, the event raised nearly $27,000.


‘Extraordinary gift’ to fund new hybrid OR for Joel E. Smilow Heart Institute at Bridgeport Hospital

An “extraordinary” gift from an anonymous donor will help the Joel E. Smilow Heart Institute at Bridgeport Hospital build a state-of-the-art hybrid operating suite for transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) and other minimally invasive cardiac procedures such as hybrid ablation for atrial fibrillation (A-fib).


87 Bridgeport Hospital physicians among Connecticut Magazine's "top docs"

Connecticut Magazine has named 87 Bridgeport Hospital physicians among the best in the state in its annual "Top Doctors" issue.


Board Appointments Norma Pfriem Breast Center

The Norma Pfriem Breast Center (NPBC) has added three new members to its Advisory Board.  


Weather-related closings: Winter Storm Juno

Check back often for weather-related closings and information.


Hospital breaks ground for new Trumbull outpatient building

Bridgeport Hospital broke ground Sept. 19 for a new, 120,000-square-foot medical office building on its outpatient campus at 5520 Park Avenue in Trumbull. At the same time, a 450-space parking garage opened to ensure sufficient parking during construction for patients and staff in the existing building at the site, which was once occupied by Golf Digest.


Norma F. Pfriem Breast Care Center renews national accreditation

Bridgeport Hospital’s Norma F. Pfriem Breast Care Center (NPBCC) has been reaccredited by the prestigious National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC) for meeting high standards in patient care quality, patient and staff education, and other important areas.


Bridgeport Hospital opens new blood draw station in Westport

Bridgeport Hospital has opened a new blood draw station at 129 Kings Highway North, Suite 3, Westport, in the Willows Medical complex.

Showing 1-10 Results