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BRIDGEPORT, CT (March 8, 2018) – Adam E. Schussheim, MD, MSc, of Westport, a member of Northeast Medical Group’s Cardiac Specialists and attending physician at Bridgeport Hospital, was the senior author of the article, “Impact of cardiovascular risk on the relative benefit and harm of intensive treatment of hypertension,” published by the Journal of the American College of Cardiology, a leading medical journal in the field of cardiovascular disease. (The online version of the article was posted March 7 and the print version will appear in the April 17 issue of the journal.)
New Haven, CT (March 8, 2018) – Yale New Haven Children’s Hospital (YNHCH) has been named as the winner of the 2017 Pediatric Quality Award at the Children’s Hospital Association’s (CHA) Quality and Safety in Children’s Health Conference.
WESTERLY, RI (March 8, 2018) – Westerly Hospital today provided a $50,000 grant to South County Habitat for Humanity in order to renovate local properties and improve access to affordable housing in the community.
WESTERLY, RI, March 6, 2018 - During its first-ever Patient Experience Awards ceremony recently, Westerly Hospital leaders and staff honored the work of colleagues, including two caregivers who received “Platinum” honors – one for helping a patient at the end of life, the other for potentially helping save a life.
NEW LONDON, CT – March 6, 2018 – Lawrence + Memorial Hospital today provided a $50,000 grant to FRESH New London to assist in building a five-year urban agricultural master plan that includes the creation of an urban greenhouse in New London.
New Haven, CT (March 5, 2018) – Yale New Haven Health, Silver Hill Hospital and Yale Medicine, the clinical arm of the Yale School of Medicine (YSM), are pleased to announce a new collaboration focused on the treatment of people who, in the course of managing significant executive or professional career responsibilities, have developed serious mental health or substance use problems.
WALLINGFORD and NEW HAVEN, CT (March 5, 2018) – Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield and Yale New Haven Health announced today that they have reached a contract agreement that will maintain Yale New Haven Health and their hospitals (Yale New Haven, Bridgeport, Greenwich, Lawrence + Memorial and Westerly in Westerly, RI) in Anthem’s network through 2020.
Greenwich, CT (March 1, 2018) – After an extensive national search, Noël Appel, a fundraiser with The New School in New York City, has been named vice president of the Greenwich Hospital Foundation and its chief development officer. Her appointment is effective March 19.
BRIDGEPORT, CT (March 1, 2018) – The Bridgeport Hospital Center for Wound Healing and Hyperbaric Medicine will host its fourth annual Wound Science Symposium 7:30 am - 4 pm Friday, March 16, in the Hollander Auditorium at the hospital, 267 Grant St. Registration is $50, including lunch and payable by credit card only. Call 888-357-2396 by Friday, March 9.
Funded entirely through $7 million in philanthropic giving to the Bridgeport Hospital Foundation, the modernized Allison Family Neonatal Intensive Care Unit is now open at the Bridgeport campus of Yale New Haven Children’s Hospital.