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The former Maternity Unit at the Milford Campus, closed several years ago because of low patient volume and insufficient physician coverage, is being renovated into a “geriatric friendly” surgical unit.
“We’re making a huge investment in technology, staff and education – we’ve had 100 technologies installed in the last six months," the new Bridgeport Hospital chief says.
Twenty-four of the state's 28 hospitals finished 2018 in the black, realizing a 5.92% profit margin, down from 2017’s 7.05%.
Twenty-six of 29 Connecticut hospitals received penalties, while on a national level, 83% of hospitals evaluated by the program were penalized by an average of 0.7%.
A $500,000 gift from the Allison family of Westport was given to the Bridgeport Hospital Foundation to support the hospital’s new Postnatal Wellness Check...
For the past two years, Diamond was president of Day Kimball Hospital in Putnam.
“We’re very pleased with what we’ve seen so far,” says Dr. Alisa Savetamal, medical director at the Connecticut Burn Center at Bridgeport Hospital. “And we’re very optimistic about using it going forward.”
In addition to short-term rehabilitation, The Watermark at 3030 Park is licensed to provide independent living, assisted living, skilled care and memory care.
Dr. Vivian Argento called the accrediation "a major accomplishment" for the hospital.
Under the integration, the Yale New Haven Health System intends to develop the Milford campus of Bridgeport Hospital into a community hospital and center for gerontologic health
“I do wish that society and our citizenry would recognize that for insurance to really work, all of us have to distribute the risk over a large population that includes healthy people, so that everyone can be covered," says Dr. John Murphy.
Hospitals statewide earned $464 million in income from nonoperating sources of revenue for the fiscal year ending Sept. 30, 2017, a 10 percent decrease from the previous year.
Pending regulatory approval, St. Vincent’s would be Hartford HealthCare's second-largest hospital, after 867-bed Hartford Hospital.
“We’re fortunate in that the communities we serve like to be a part of us reaching our goals,” said Greenwich Hospital COO Diane Kelly.