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Carius served on the ABMS board of directors from 2013 to 2018.
Bridgeport Hospital President Anne Diamond said that since that facility took in its first positive patient on March 19, it has received another 432, but stressed that it has discharged about 270.
The governor said that, according to Office of Policy and Management Secretary Melissa McCaw, the state has withstood about $450 million in coronavirus-related expenses. "Connecticut right now is doing better than a lot of other states," Lamont said, noting the strength of its rainy day fund.
Yale New Haven Health System CEO Marna Borgstrom said that while various models differ, “the arc of the curve (of positive cases) is slowing down and tailing off.”
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