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03/22/17

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.

03/13/17

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).

03/10/17

Yale New Haven Health Northeast Medical Group president to receive Corporate Leader Award

Greenwich, Conn. (March 10, 2017) – Prathibha Varkey, MBBS, president and chief executive officer of Yale New Haven Health Northeast Medical Group (NEMG), has been chosen as this year’s Corporate Leader in Moffly Media’s annual Women of Influence awards.

03/09/17

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.

03/03/17

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.

02/23/17

Yale New Haven Health’s Gayle Capozzalo recipient of the Gold Medal Award for 2017 by American College of Healthcare Executives

New Haven, CT –February 16, 2017—Gayle L. Capozzalo, chief strategy officer for strategy and system development, Yale New Haven Health, has been awarded the Gold Medal Award for 2017 by the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE). Capozzalo has served as the executive vice president of Strategy and System Development for Yale New Haven Health System (YNHHS) for over 18 years. YNHHS is an integrated delivery network with revenues in excess of $3.4 billion.

02/23/17

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

02/21/17

Westerly Hospital Now Offers Patients 3-D Tomosynthesis Mammography

Westerly Hospital’s Diagnostic Imaging department recently added yet another breast cancer screening tool to its arsenal. In addition to offering Breast MRI, Automated Whole Breast Ultrasound, and Stereotactic Breast Biopsy, Westerly Hospital now offers its patients 3-D Tomosynthesis Mammography, an advanced type of mammogram that provides a more precise image than traditional 2-D mammography.

02/21/17

Bruce Cummings, President and CEO to Retire in 2017

After a long and rewarding career in health care, Bruce D. Cummings, who has been president and chief executive officer of L+M Healthcare for the past 11 years, today announced his plans to retire in 2017.

02/21/17

Forty five L+M Physicians Named 'Top Docs'

Forty-five members of the Lawrence + Memorial Hospital Medical Staff were named “Top Docs” in Connecticut Magazine’s 2016 annual peer-to-peer survey of physicians across the state.


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