Letter — National Nurses Week — Recognizing the nurses who serve our community

To the Editor: St. Vincent’s Medical Center is celebrating National Nurses Week, May 6-12, by honoring and recognizing the nearly 700 registered nurses who serve throughout our sites of care. Nurses are part of an esteemed profession that is four million strong across the U.S. From the excitement of the delivery room, to the heart-breaking end of life – and … read more

Hartford HealthCare to acquire St. Vincent’s Medical Center

St. Vincent’s Medical Center in Bridgeport has signed a definitive agreement with Hartford HealthCare (HHC) for HHC to acquire substantially all of the assets of St. Vincent’s and its related operations. The transaction is subject to required governmental approvals. St. Vincent’s, with more than 3,200 associates, includes a licensed 473-bed community teaching hospital, a 76-bed inpatient psychiatric facility in Westport, … read more

St. Vincent’s to host complimentary seminar on total joint replacement

St. Vincent’s will host a complimentary seminar on total joint replacement featuring its surgeons, therapists and nurses, who will share options for knee and hip replacement for those considering these procedures for themselves or their family members on Tuesday, Sept. 25, at 5:30 p.m., at the Fairfield Public Library, 1080 Old Post Road. St. Vincent’s is Joint Commission Certified as … read more

St. Vincent’s receives AHA Quality Awards for stroke and heart failure

St. Vincent’s Medical Center recently earned four Quality Achievement Awards from the American Heart Association for 2018. Get With The Guidelines-Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award with       Target: Stroke Elite Honor Roll These awards recognize St. Vincent’s commitment to ensuring stroke patients receive the most appropriate stroke treatment according to nationally recognized, research-based guidelines based on the latest scientific … read more