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“We’re in much better condition now than we were in the spring," says Stamford Heath President and CEO Kathleen Silard.
“We thought it would be crazy, if not a little irresponsible, to not have it take place this year," says the annual event's founder and executive director Jon Winkel.
Of the eight hospitals that did not realize a gain in operating revenue, only one was in Fairfield County: Norwalk Hospital.
Collectively, Connecticut hospitals have been estimated to lose $1.5 billion this year as a result of the coronavirus, while those in New York State are estimated to lose as much as $13.3 billion.
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.
As of this morning, the campaign raised $2,390 from 25 donors.
Approximately 1,033 patients have been hospitalized, and statewide fatalities now stand at 165, with Fairfield County accounting for 86 of those deaths.
The Connecticut Department of Public Health (DPH) State Laboratory has identified three additional presumptive positive cases of COVID-19, Gov Ned Lamont announced today. To...
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%.
The scheme by Kwasi and Kakra Gyambibi resulted in more than $1.5 million in losses to several health care programs.
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.”
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.
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.
The fees are collected for a range of services, such as eye surgery and psychotherapy, performed at off-site facilities run by hospitals and health networks.