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Stamford Health: Financially battered by the virus but not broken

Although Stamford has long led the state in COVID cases, becoming the first Connecticut municipality to top 3,000 last week, the hospital has been seeing a steady reduction in hospitalizations for the past several weeks, from a high of 149 coronavirus patients on April 14 to less than 50 now.

Stamford Health temporarily furloughing 375 employees

None of the affected workers are involved in current patient care or COVID-19 operations. Instead, the organization said, many worked in areas that are closed or experienced a significant reduction in operations due to social distancing requirements and/or public health mandates and guidelines specific to health systems.

COVID-19 LATEST: Hospitalizations continue to decrease, but deaths up by 125

A continued decline in COVID-19-related hospitalizations is giving hope that the state is on the downside of the coronavirus curve, Gov. Ned Lamont said today, even as positive cases rose by over 800 and another 125 deaths were recorded.

COVID-19 LATEST: State passes 1,000 deaths; DECD small business loans could...

Connecticut marked another grim COVID-19 milestone today, adding another 65 deaths to bring the total to 1,036. Fairfield County recorded 19 fatalities to bring...

COVID-19 LATEST: Stamford Hospital building to be used as care site;...

Approximately 1,033 patients have been hospitalized, and statewide fatalities now stand at 165, with Fairfield County accounting for 86 of those deaths.

Stamford Health first hospital in nation to offer noninvasive uterine fibroid...

While recovery time for myomectomies and hysterectomies can be two to six weeks and six to eight weeks, respectively, patients undergoing the Sonata procedure can often return to their normal routine the following day.

Stamford Health CEO Silard elected to CT Hospital Assn.’s board

Kathleen Silard joined Stamford Health in 2003 as executive vice president and chief operating officer and was named president and CEO last year.

Stamford Health CEO: Business booming, but general health care landscape concerning

When it comes to mega-mergers, count Stamford out, says CEO Kathleen Silard: “We are driven by a desire to operate in the best interests of our community, which means not taking directions from a big office located somewhere else."

Stamford Health names Jonathan Bailey as chief operating officer

Bailey joins Stamford Health from Mission Health in Asheville, North Carolina, where he had been the chief program development officer and the president of its direct primary care practice, Avenu Health.

Stamford Health first CT hospital to offer new procedure for vertebral...

This type of fracture is caused by a collapse of a vertebra due to trauma or weakening of the vertebrae.

Innovation, motivation and goal-setting take center stage at Westfair’s C-Suite Awards

“Not one of you wouldn’t be here if you weren’t excellent at what you do,” said keynote speaker Kate Hampford Donahue.

Stamford Health earns rare environment-friendly certification

Stamford Health has received Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design Healthcare Certification, one of only 86 projects in the world to be so certified.

Suite Talk: Jeffrey Green, founder of The Heart Center

"We have about 1,500 patients in our database," said Jeffrey Green of The Heart Center in Stamford. "I see patients as young as 14, and I have a 101-year-old patient."

New Stamford Health chief aims to build ‘the most trusted hospital...

Having worked as a registered nurse “helps me understand the needs of the organization through the lens of a clinician," says new President and CEO Kathleen Silard. "I’ve been at the bedside, and recognize the challenges that can be involved in caring for patients. It can be a tough job.”

Silard in, Grissler out as Stamford Health president/CEO

Kathleen Silard led the organization’s facility master planning and was instrumental in opening the new Stamford Hospital on time and under budget in 2016.