News Releases

BRISTOL, Conn.—The American Hospital Association and its flagship publication, Hospitals and Health Networks (H&HN) has named Bristol Hospital as a “Most Wired” hospital according to its 16th annual Health Care’s Most Wire...Read More
BRISTOL, Conn. —Sarah B. Jeffrey, an administrative fellow at Bristol Hospital, received the prestigious Early Career Healthcare Executive Regent’s Award by the Connecticut Association of Healthcare Executives. The award recognizes Jeffre...Read More
BRISTOL, Conn. — Team members from Bristol Hospital's Emergency Center and its physicians group, MEP Health, staffed a bicycle safety event Thursday, June 19, at the Bristol Boys and Girls Club and Family Center's Family Fun Night. As p...Read More
BRISTOL, Conn. —The research team at the Connecticut Gastroenterology Institute and Clinical Research Foundation of Bristol Hospital received prestigious national recognition at the recent Digestive Disease Week Conference in Chicago. Execut...Read More
BRISTOL, Conn. — The Parent and Child Center at Bristol Hospital was recently awarded an official citation by the Connecticut General Assembly. The citation recognizes the Parent and Child Center’s efforts with its Blue Ribbon Campaign...Read More
BRISTOL, Conn.— Bristol Hospital broke ground Thursday on its new Wound Care Center. The freestanding two-story building will be built on the north side of the main hospital building just adjacent to the Bradley Street employee parking area. &...Read More
Bristol Hospital is celebrating Certified Nurses Day, March 19, by honoring its board certified nurses. The following nurses are being recognized for their professionalism, leadership, and commitment to excellence in patient care:   Stephanie ...Read More
Bristol Hospital hosted a Southington Ladies Night on Thursday, March 6 at its new Beekley Center for Breast Health and Wellness.  The ladies night offered  tours of the spa-like facility, free massages and manicures, raffles, giveaways and...Read More
BRISTOL, Conn.— Kenneth Rhee, MD, has been named chief medical officer at Bristol Hospital and Health Care Group Inc. Dr. Rhee replaces longtime chief medical officer Leonard Banco, MD, who retired from Bristol Hospital in early January.  ...Read More
BRISTOL, Conn.— Staff from Bristol Hospital spent Saturday, Jan. 11, filming a new commercial for the Beekley Center for Breast Health and Wellness. The 6100-square-foot center opened Oct. 24 and offers patients complete breast care and wellnes...Read More
BRISTOL, Conn.—The annual Bristol Hospital ball, “The Best is Yet to Come,” took place in November at the Aqua Turf Club in Plantsville.  This year’s event raised more than $75,000 in net proceeds to help complete vital p...Read More
BRISTOL, Conn—Health Information Management Systems Society (HIMSS) Analytics has announced that Bristol Hospital has become the first hospital in the State of Connecticut and the first in the country utilizing the Meditech 6.x platform to be c...Read More
Bristol, Conn.- Bristol Hospital and UnitedHealthcare have renewed their network relationship, giving UnitedHealthcare employer-sponsored, individual and Medicare Advantage plan participants continued access to Bristol Hospital’s inpatient a...Read More
BRISTOL, Conn.— Bristol Hospital’s Beekley Center for Breast Health and Wellness officially opened with a ribbon cutting event on Thursday, Oct. 24. The new, 6,100-square-foot center offers patients comprehensive breast care and wellness ...Read More
BRISTOL, Conn.—Ayn S. LaPlant, president and CEO of Beekley Corporation, was recently given a tour of Bristol Hospital’s new Beekley Center for Breast Health and Wellness. The Beekley Family Foundation made a $1 million gift to the breast...Read More
BRISTOL, Conn. — Effective Nov. 18, 2013, Bristol Hospital and Health Care Group Inc, will potentially no longer participate with United Healthcare, which includes Oxford Health Plans. This will impact both United Healthcare’s commercial ...Read More
BRISTOL, Conn.— The National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) has announced that Joseph Cherneskie, MD—a physician of the Bristol Hospital Multi-Specialty Group Inc—has received recognition from the Patient-Centered Medical Ho...Read More
BRISTOL, Conn.— Orthopedic surgeon David Rubins, MD, FAAOS, of Essex, has joined the Bristol Hospital Multi-Specialty Group and Bristol Joint Replacement and Orthopedics. Dr. Rubins’ office is located at 25 Newell Road, Suite E-31, Bri...Read More
BRISTOL, Conn. —  Breast surgeon Sai Varanasi, MD, FACS, has joined the medical staff of the Bristol Hospital Multi-Specialty Group Inc, and Bristol Hospital’s new Beekley Center for Breast Health and Wellness.   Dr. Varanasi ...Read More
BRISTOL, Conn. —  Shweta Upadhyay, MD, has joined the medical staff of the Bristol Hospital Multi-Specialty Group, Inc. Dr. Upadhyay’s office is located at 25 Newell Road, Suite D-24, Bristol.   She specializes in pulmonary an...Read More
BRISTOL, Conn. —  Ma. Margarita P. Reyes, MD, has joined the medical staff of the Bristol Hospital Multi-Specialty Group, Inc, and its new Geriatric Medicine Program. Dr Reyes’ office will be located at 85 Beleden Gardens Drive i...Read More
BRISTOL, Conn. —  The 18th Annual Bristol Hospital Development Foundation Golf Classic—which took place June 10 at the Golf Club of Avon—raised more than $75,000 for Bristol Hospital. The funds will support numerous programs at...Read More
BRISTOL, Conn.—Bristol Hospital and Health Care Group Inc, has named the medical staff from its Emergency Center as recipients of the Profiles in Medicine award. The Bristol Hospital Emergency Center is staffed by physicians and advanced practi...Read More
BRISTOL, Conn.—Bristol Hospital and Health Care Group Inc, is the recipient of a generous $75,000 grant that was recently awarded by the Connecticut Health and Educational Facilities Authority (CHEFA).   The CHEFA grant will be used to u...Read More
BRISTOL, Conn.— Bristol Hospital celebrated National Hospital Week and the theme, “A Guiding Light for Changing Times,” with several events recognizing its 1,600-plus loyal employees and medical staff members. Staff from all three s...Read More
BRISTOL, Conn.—Bristol Hospital and Health Care Group Inc, unveiled artist renderings and details of its new Beekley Center for Breast Health and Wellness, at a ground-breaking ceremony on Tuesday, May 14.   The new, 6,100-square-foot ce...Read More
BRISTOL, Conn.—The Bristol Hospital Development Foundation’s 15th Annual Festival of Wines and Spirits—which took place Saturday, March 23 at the ESPN North Campus—has raised more than $50,000. Proceeds from the event will be ...Read More
BRISTOL, Conn— Bristol Hospital has been named the third safest hospital in Connecticut according to Consumer Reports magazine.   Bristol Hospital’s third place safety ranking appears in the May 2013 issue of Consumer Reports, and ...Read More
BRISTOL, Conn— Sampath Subramaniam, MD, FRCS, FACS, has joined the medical staff of the Bristol Hospital Multi-Specialty Group, Inc.   Dr. Subramaniam’s office is located at 25 Newell Road, Suite D-28, in Bristol and he specializes...Read More
BRISTOL, Conn— The Hospice of Bristol Hospital hosted its annual Lights of Love appreciation breakfast on Feb. 28 at Nuchie’s in Forestville. Lights of Love supports the Hospice of Bristol Hospital. The generosity of those who have don...Read More
BRISTOL, Conn— Karen Eisenhauer, RN, MSN, has joined Bristol Hospital and Health Care Group Inc as its new director of Behavioral Health Services.   Eisenhauer is responsible for the coordination of care throughout the hospital’s b...Read More
BRISTOL, Conn— Staff from Bristol Hospital honored one of their own on Wednesday, Feb. 6, with a special tribute. Claudia Lamoureux, a technician in the Bristol Hospital Emergency Center died in a car accident on Jan. 26. Lamoureux’s co-w...Read More
BRISTOL, Conn— Marvin McMillen, MD, FACS, MACP, of Harwinton, recently joined the medical staff of the Bristol Hospital Multi-Specialty Group, Inc, where he serves as medical director of surgical services.   Dr. McMillen also is an atten...Read More
BRISTOL, Conn. – State residents who meet certain income and other requirements can obtain nutritious food and nutrition education through the Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) Program of Bristol Hospital.   More than 5,000 peo...Read More
BRISTOL, Conn. — Kerry Roy, RN, BSN, clinical coordinator of the Bristol Hospital Bariatric Surgery Program, awaits Director of Photography Mark Devin as he adjusts his camera during a take for a new hospital commercial. The commercial&md...Read More
BRISTOL, Conn—HIMSS Analytics has announced that Bristol Hospital and Health Care Group, Inc, has achieved Stage 6 on the EMR Adoption ModelSM (EMRAM).    HIMSS Analytics developed the EMR Adoption Model in 2005 as a method...Read More
BRISTOL, Conn.—The Myasthenia Gravis Foundation of America Inc/Connecticut Nutmeg State Chapter (MGFA) has a made a donation to Bristol Hospital and Health Care Group Inc, in memory of a former member and hospital employee.   Th...Read More
BRISTOL, Conn.—Soccer teams from Bristol’s two high schools donated $807 to Bristol Hospital and its Community Breast Health Project. The funds were collected from a recent soccer game between Bristol Central and Bristol Eastern High S...Read More
BRISTOL, Conn.—The annual Bristol Hospital ball, “Baja Breezes,” took place Nov. 10 at the Aqua Turf Club in Plantsville with all dollars raised going toward the purchase of a second low radiation dose CT scanner. This year&r...Read More
BRISTOL, Conn.—Bristol Hospital and Health Care Group, Inc., announced today that it has signed a Letter of Intent to be acquired by Vanguard Health Systems, Inc., of Nashville, Tenn, (NYSE: VHS). Vanguard Health Systems is a nationally reco...Read More
BRISTOL, Conn.—On Thursday, Aug. 2, Bristol Hospital began the first of a multi-phase installation of new hospital furniture in all its medical/surgical inpatient rooms. A team of Bristol Hospital employees and junior volunteers helped deliv...Read More
BRISTOL, Conn.—The Coalition for Improving Maternity Services (CIMS) has announced that Christy D’Aquila, RN, BSN, a staff nurse in Bristol Hospital’s Families Are First unit has been awarded national recognition as a Mother-Frie...Read More
BRISTOL, Conn.—Thanks to computer technology, a United States Marine serving overseas was able to witness the birth of his baby boy at Bristol Hospital.   Noah Alexander Fox was born to Sgt. Jason Fox and his wife Christine shor...Read More
BRISTOL, Conn.—Bristol Hospital and Health Care Group Inc, has named its adult and pediatric hospitalist groups as recipients of the Profiles in Medicine award. The Profiles in Medicine award is given twice a year to recognize members of the...Read More
BRISTOL, Conn. —  The 17th Annual Bristol Hospital Development Foundation Golf Classic—which took place June 11 at the Golf Club of Avon—raised $100,281.82 for Bristol Hospital. The funds will help purchase a second low radi...Read More
BRISTOL, Conn. — Kerry Roy, RN, BSN, has been named the 2012 Employee of the Year for Bristol Hospital and Health Group, Inc. Roy was presented with the honor at the hospital’s annual Employee Service Awards Dinner that took place on M...Read More
BRISTOL, Conn. — The New England Society for Healthcare Communications (NESHCo) honored Bristol Hospital for excellence in marketing, public relations and communications with two Lamplighter Awards. Bristol Hospital and its adv...Read More
BRISTOL, Conn.—The Bristol Development Foundation held its “14th Annual Festival of Wines and Spirits” at Yarde Metals in Southington on Saturday, March 24. A record number of attendees—268 total—attended the event wh...Read More
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