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Fairfield Chamber of Commerce and Norma Pfriem Breast Center spearhead health expo

TRUMBULL, CT (March 22, 2017) – Over 300 people attended the first major community wellness event at Yale New Haven Health’s Park Avenue Medical Center in Trumbull March 12. Presented by the Fairfield Chamber of Commerce and Norma Pfriem Breast Center, the free daylong health and wellness expo featured nearly a dozen lectures by health professionals, screenings, exhibits and CPR/AED training.


Bridgeport Hospital Center for Wound Healing and Hyperbaric Medicine reaccredited

BRIDGEPORT, CT (March 13, 2017) – The Bridgeport Hospital Center for Wound Healing and Hyperbaric Medicine has been reaccredited for the maximum term of three years by the Undersea and Hyperbaric Medicine Society (UHMS).


Start of Daylight Saving Time good time to assess sleep needs

BRIDGEPORT, CT (March 9, 2017) – The medical director of Bridgeport Hospital’s Center for Sleep Medicine says the start of Daylight Saving Time this month – and the resulting “loss” of sleep from pushing clocks ahead one hour – is a good occasion for people with chronic snoring problems or other sleep-related disorders to seek help from a sleep medicine specialist.


Bariatric Surgery Program at Bridgeport Hospital Earns National Accreditation

BRIDGEPORT, CT (March 3, 2017) – The Yale Bariatric and Minimally Invasive Surgery Program at Bridgeport Hospital has earned three-year national accreditation from the Metabolic and Bariatric Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program (MBSAQIP). The program recognizes comprehensive bariatric surgery programs that meet the highest standards for patient safety and quality.


Yale New Haven Health System to Partner with PhysicianOne Urgent Care

The partnership brings together two of Connecticut’s premier healthcare organizations to increase access to high-quality convenient urgent medical care


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.

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