Fairfielder Dan Walsh named vice president at Bridgeport Hospital

Thursday, December 14, 2017
BRIDGEPORT, CT (Dec. 14, 2017) – Daniel Walsh of Fairfield has been promoted to vice president, Support Services and Facilities at Bridgeport Hospital. He was previously director of Patient Experience and Yale New Haven Health’s Park Avenue Medical Center in Trumbull.

In his new role, Walsh has responsibility for Environmental Services; Food and Nutrition; Security; Parking; Emergency Preparedness; Facilities Management, Design and Construction; capital equipment planning; space; real estate; Information Technology Services; and Materials Management.

Walsh completed his undergraduate education at the State University of New York in Purchase. He received a master’s degree in public health policy and management from New York Medical College.

Walsh joined Yale New Haven Health in 2006 as assistant manager of Admitting at Greenwich Hospital, where he advanced to senior human resources representative in 2007 and manager of Admitting in 2008. He served as project manager of the Epic electronic medical record access team for the health system 2010 - 2013 before becoming associate director of Patient Relations at Bridgeport Hospital. He was promoted to director of Patient Experience in 2014 and added the title of director of Park Avenue Medical Center when that facility opened in 2016.

Recognized by Fairfield County Business Journal in 2010 as one of “40 under 40” up and coming business leaders, Walsh graduated from the Bridgeport Regional Business Council’s Leadership Greater Bridgeport program in 2015 and subsequently became a board member of the program. He is also a member of the Fairfield rotary. Walsh lives in Fairfield with his wife Jessica and their two children Genevieve and Finnian, and two dogs Helga and Fred.

Bridgeport Hospital, part of Yale New Haven Health, is a non-profit 501-bed acute care hospital with two campuses (plus 42 beds licensed to Yale New Haven Children's Hospital). Its Bridgeport and Milford Campuses serve patients from across the region. The hospital admits more than 23,000 patients and provides nearly 350,000 outpatient treatments annually. The Connecticut Burn Center at Bridgeport Hospital is the only burn center in the state and one of only 64 verified burn centers in the United States. Bridgeport Hospital is committed to providing safe, compassionate and cost efficient care to its patients and the community.

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