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Bridgeport Hospital Milford Campus is a not-for-profit acute-care general medical, surgical community, and wound care hospital located in Milford, Connecticut.

Bridgeport Hospital Milford Campus
Parent Corporation: Milford Health and Medical, Inc.
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Geography
LocationMilford, Connecticut, United States
Organization
Care systemPrivate
FundingNon-profit hospital
Hospital typeCommunity, District, General, District General,Specialist -->
Affiliated universityQuinnipiac University [QU]
NetworkMeditech Information Technology, Inc.
Services
StandardsJoint Commission
Emergency departmentLevel III trauma center
Beds106[1]
HelipadNo
History
Founded1920
Links
Websitehttps://www.bridgeporthospital.org/locations/milford-300-seaside-avenue-campus.aspx
ListsHospitals in Connecticut

Bridgeport Hospital Milford Campus has 106 beds, and offers inpatient and outpatient services and has specialties in emergency and walk-in services, joint replacement surgery, outpatient surgery, wound care, health education and home care services. The Connecticut Joint Center specializes in hip, knee and shoulder replacement surgery. Bridgeport Hospital Milford Campus is recognized by Blue Cross & Blue Shield as a Blue Distinction Center for expertise in delivering specialty care in orthopedic health. Bridgeport Hospital Milford Campus' outpatient Wound Care Center that focuses on chronic and non-healing wounds which offers hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBOT)

After 90 years of childbirth care with permission from the State Department of Public Health, obstetrical services were ceased along with the closure of the Family Childbirth Center. Maternity cases at Milford Hospital declined by 75 percent from 2010 to 2014, along with continued economic and regulatory challenges. The hospital is keeping its gynecological services.

In 2014, Yale New Haven Hospital formed a partnership with Milford Hospital to renovate and move one department inside the hospital. It is a 24-bed inpatient Rehabilitation and Wellness Center which also has a rehabilitation gym. Yale closed Bridgeport Hospital and Saint Raphael Hospital rehabilitation centers moving their services to the new rehabilitation center located inside Milford Hospital.

The new unit opened in July 2015 specializes in neurological and orthopedic services. The intent of the collaboration is to enhance access to care in a way that benefits both organizations while preserving the independence of Milford Hospital. The rehabilitation unit would increase traffic at the hospital, and provide a new source of revenue as the YNHH Rehabilitation Unit will be using many of the hospital's services from laboratory facilities, linen, food & nutritional service, and pharmacy departments. The mutual decision, at the time, was not intended to be a merger nor an acquisition.

In 2018, an announcement was made for the collaboration with Milford and Bridgeport Hospitals in which Milford Hospital would become part of the Yale New Haven Health System (YNHHS). The facility is now referred to as Bridgeport Hospital Milford Campus. [2]

The main entrance is at 300 Seaside Avenue, Milford, Connecticut.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Milford Hospital - About Us". Milfordhospital.org. Retrieved 20 May 2019.
  2. ^ "State approves integration of Bridgeport and Milford hospitals". ctpost.com. Retrieved 6 October 2019.

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