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Preparing for the Terex Jumper Stake at the Fairfield County Hunt Club are (l-r) Raymond Condon, member of the Bridgeport Hospital Foundation board of trustees; Susan Warner of the Terex Corporation; and Christina Stanton and Smiles from the Fairfield County Hunt Club.

Bridgeport Hospital will be beneficiary of horse show

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Bridgeport Hospital has been selected to be a first-time charitable beneficiary of the Fairfield County Hunt Club June Benefit Horse Show in Westport June 16 – 20. National and local equestrians of all ages will compete in over 250 classes at the show, which also includes social activities and shopping at the Paddock Boutique. The […] [Read More]
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Leaders of the Value Care Alliance: President and CEO of Griffin Hospital Patrick Charmel; President and CEO of St. Vincent's Medical Center Dr. Stuart Marcus, President and CEO of Middlesex Hospital Vincent Capece Jr.; President and CEO of Lawrence + Memorial Hospital Bruce Cummings; and Western Connecticut Health Network President and CEO Dr. John Murphy.

Connecticut hospitals enter into agreement with Aetna

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St. Vincent’s Medical Center, a founding member of the Value Care Alliance — a partnership of seven state hospitals intended to improve care and lower costs to patients — has announced that the VCA has entered into a new accountable care agreement with Aetna. More than 40,000 Aetna commercial health plan members who primarily received […] [Read More]
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In her excitement to be selected as a 2015 Volunteer of the Year, Una the Mini Labradoodle gives Dr. Stuart Marcus, president & CEO of St. Vincent's Health Services, a kiss. Joining them are (L-R) Patrice Foudy, Una's mom, and Julie Lawrence, director, St. Vincent's Volunteer Services.

St. Vincent’s honors volunteers of the year

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St. Vincent’s Medical Center honored its 2015 Volunteers of the Year including Patrice Foudy and Una, the Mini Labradoodle who lead St. Vincent’s pet therapy program; Tom Meyers, a 17-year volunteer in the Emergency Department and two-time Volunteer of the Year award recipient; and the Bridgeport Police Union, which was recognized for more than 20 […] [Read More]
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Florence Nightingale Awardee, Elzana Sabovic, LPN and Dolly Campo, RN, Interim Director Of Nursing. Pictured

Nightingale award given to nurse at Northbridge in Bridgeport

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Northbridge Health Care Center of Bridgeport, awarded its first annual “Florence Nightingale Award” to Elzana Sabovic at a ceremony on May 12. This ceremony is traditionally held on this date to honor Florence Nightingale’s birthday. The recipient was chosen by votes from residents, resident’s family members, and co-workers.   In addition to the Florence Nightingale […] [Read More]
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Runners dash from the starting line at last year's Bridgeport Hospital Home Run 5K. Bridgeport was named the fifth healthiest city in the U.S. by Livability.com.

Bridgeport Hospital 5k takes place this weekend

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  The 12th annual Bridgeport Hospital Home Run 5K, a run, walk and children’s fun run, takes place Sunday, May 24, beginning and ending at the Ballpark at Harbor Yard, home of the Bridgeport Bluefish, 500 Main St., Bridgeport.   Registration is $25 for adults on race day beginning at 7:45 am. Students 18 and […] [Read More]
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Pictured left to right:  Milford Hospital Joseph Pelaccia, President & CEO,  Beverly Lyon, Vice President of Nursing, Gemma DeGuzman, Cristina Ayala, Stacy Plaskowitz, Melissa Hinckley and Jeffrey Komornik, Director of Human Resources

Milford Hospital nurses honored

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Four Milford Hospital nurses were selected to be recipients of the 2015 Nightingale Award for Excellence in Nursing. Cristina Ayala, RN, Gemma DeGuzman, RN, BSN, Melissa Hinckley, RN, BSN and Stacy Plaskowitz, RN were honored for their professional achievements at an awards dinner and program held at Anthony’s Ocean View in New Haven on May […] [Read More]
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St. Vincent’s schedules casino trip

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St. Vincent’s Healthy Hearts Club has announced a trip to Foxwoods Resort and Casino on Wednesday, Aug. 12. The trip is open to the general public. The bus will leave promptly at 8:00 am from the new garage in front of the Medical Center, 2800 Main Street in Bridgeport, and will return at approximately 6:30 […] [Read More]
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President and CEO of Yale-New Haven Hospital Marna Borgstrom

Yale CEO named a top woman in healthcare

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Marna P. Borgstrom, president and CEO, Yale New Haven Health System and CEO Yale-New Haven Hospital, has been named to the Top 25 Women in Healthcare for 2015 by Modern Healthcare magazine. Borgstrom has been with YNHHS since the beginning of her professional career. She received her master’s in public health at Yale School of […] [Read More]