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August 2021

August 29, 2021

INTERVIEW: Answering your coronavirus questions (Video Only) By Staff Reports, WFSB Eyewitness News (8/4/21) https://www.wfsb.com/news/interview-answering-your-coronavirus-questions/article_f66964b4-f56c-11eb-b896-17fe7326c408.html US News: The No. 1 hospital for cancer care by state By Staff Reports, Becker’s Health Care Review (8/5/21) https://www.beckershospitalreview.com/oncology/us-news-the-no-1-hospital-for-cancer-care-by-state-2021.html

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July 2021

July 31, 2021

Volunteer pianist returning to Smilow Cancer Hospital is music to patients’ ears By Marissa Alter, News 12 CT (7/28/21) https://connecticut.news12.com/volunteer-pianist-returning-to-smilow-cancer-hospital-is-music-to-patients-ears Therapy dog Nana welcomed to Yale New Haven Children’s Hospital (With Video) By Tracey O’Shaughnessy, Republican-American (7/29/21) https://www.rep-am.com/life-arts/health/2021/07/29/therapy-dog-nana-welcomed-to-yale-new-haven-childrens-hospital/

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May 2021

May 25, 2021

Injured CT Firefighter Applauded as He Leaves Hospital By Pam McLoughlin, Firehouse.com (5/24/21) https://www.firehouse.com/safety-health/news/21223956/injured-ct-firefighter-applauded-as-he-leaves-hospital Injured New Haven firefighter gets a hero’s welcome as he departs Bridgeport Hospital By Pam McLoughlin, NH Register/ CT Post/Hearst CT Media (5/23/21) https://www.nhregister.com/news/article/Injured-New-Haven-firefighter-gets-a-hero-s-16197724.php ‘This moment was incredible’: New Haven Firefighter Lt. Rankins released from Bridgeport Hospital Sunday By Shaynah Ferreira…

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March 2021

March 30, 2021

CBS Morning News-Dr. Tom Balcezak discussing COVID variants (video link only) By Staff Reports, CBS Morning News (3/31/21) https://twitter.com/cbsthismorning/status/1377224505093984262?s=21

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December 2020

December 31, 2020

CT Valley Views interviews Thomas Balcezak, MD, Chief Clinical Officer, Yale New Haven Health (Video Only) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9L7plF2IoeE&feature=youtu.be COVID hospitalizations are down. But cafeterias and pediatric wards could be cleared to make room. By Amanda Cuda, Connecticut Post (12/22/20) https://www.ctinsider.com/news/ctpost/article/COVID-hospitalizations-are-down-But-CT-hospitals-15821054.php?src=rdctppromostrip&_ga=2.232286934.838285254.1608556165-1884086975.1569412874 COVID vaccines for staff under way at Bridgeport Hospital (TV clip) By Staff, News 12 CT…

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November 2020

November 5, 2020

Katerina Papadopoulos Named Myra Kraft Community MVP Please join me in congratulating Katerina (Kat) Papadopoulos. Kat, a member of the Clinical Information Technologies team at YNHH, and a volunteer at the Norma Pfriem Breast Center, is one of 26 New Englanders recognized as a Myra Kraft Community MVP for 2020. Every year since 1998, the…

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October 2020

October 5, 2020

Less invasive alternative to breast cancer surgery being offered at Bridgeport Hospital By Staff, News 12 CT (10/18/20) https://connecticut.news12.com/less-invasive-alternative-to-breast-cancer-surgery-being-offered-at-bridgeport-hospital Bridgeport Hospital holds Pink Pledge (TV clip) By WCTX/WTNH (10/8/20) https://mms.tveyes.com/MediaCenterPlayer.aspx?u=aHR0cDovL21lZGlhY2VudGVyLnR2ZXllcy5jb20vZG93bmxvYWRnYXRld2F5LmFzcHg%2FVXNlcklEPTQzOTEzMiZNRElEPTEzOTE0MjMxJk1EU2VlZD03NjA2JlR5cGU9TWVkaWE%3D Bridgeport Hospital Boosts Breast Cancer Awareness with Pink Pledge Campaign By Staff, CT Patch (10/7/20) https://patch.com/connecticut/bridgeport/bridgeport-hospital-boosts-breast-cancer-awareness-pink-pledge-campaign Bridgeport breast center sponsors annual ‘Pink Pledge’ By Amanda…

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September 2020

September 3, 2020

Patients to share stories at ‘virtual’ Rose of Hope benefit By Staff, CT Patch (9/17/20) https://patch.com/connecticut/bridgeport/calendar/event/20200925/893681/patients-to-share-stories-at-virtual-rose-of-hope-benefit New multispecialty medical center opens in Fairfield By Kevin Zimmerman, Westfair Online (9/15/20) https://westfaironline.com/128303/new-multispecialty-medical-center-opens-in-fairfield/ Report: These 8 CT hospitals lost money in fiscal 2019 By Matt Pilon, Hartford Business Journal (9/9/20) https://www.hartfordbusiness.com/article/report-these-8-ct-hospitals-lost-money-in-fiscal-2019 ‘Hamilton’ star headlines virtual hospital event By…

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August 2020

August 26, 2020

Farm stand to open on Bridgeport Hospital’s Milford site By Amanda Cuda, Connecticut Post (8/26/20) https://www.ctpost.com/local/article/Farm-stand-to-open-on-Bridgeport-Hospital-s-15516892.php Yale New Haven Health enrolls 300 volunteers for COVID-19 vaccine clinical trial By Tracey O’Shaughnessy, Republican-American (8/24/20) https://www.rep-am.com/news/news-connecticut/2020/08/24/yale-new-haven-health-enrolls-300-volunteers-for-covid-19-vaccine-clinical-trial/ Forum Will Address Transformation at Milford Bridgeport Hospital By Staff, CT Patch (8/19/20) https://patch.com/connecticut/milford/forum-will-address-transformation-milford-bridgeport-hospital FDA grants emergency approval to Yale’s saliva-based…

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July 2020

July 9, 2020

Despite ‘mind-boggling’ start, CT hospitals come long way since pandemic’s peak By Amanda Cuda, Connecticut Post (7/24/20) https://www.ctinsider.com/local/ctpost/article/Despite-mind-boggling-start-CT-hospitals-15429353.php Feds hand $274M in coronavirus ‘hot spot’ money to CT hospitals facing $1B deficit By Emilie Munson, Hearst Media /NH Register/CT Post (7/22/20) https://www.ctinsider.com/local/ctpost/article/Feds-hand-274M-in-coronavirus-hot-spot-15426880.php?src=cppromostrip&_ga=2.18734586.211661396.1595425982-1592492577.1588762789 Bridgeport farmers markets back up and running By Michael Fornabaio, Connecticut Post (7/22/20)…

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