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Support Group Starting at Griffin Hospital for New Moms

By Lisa Seaberg on 10/24/2005
DERBY, CT (October 24, 2005) - Seeking companionship, support or guidance? Looking to meet other new ...

Griffin Hospital Employees Reach Out to Hurricane Victims

By Lisa Seaberg on 9/1/2005

Griffin Hospital Development Fund Announces Special Fund-raising Initiative

Griffin Hospital named one of the Top 100 Quality Recipients - Ranked 21st of all U.S. Hospitals

By Lisa Seaberg on 8/10/2005

DERBY, CT (August 10, 2005) - Total Benchmark Solution LLC (TBS) is proud to announce that Griffin Hospital is one of recipients of the Total Benchmark Solution Top 100 Quality Award, based upon quality measure data provided by U.S. health care organizations to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). Griffin Hospital ranked 21st of the 4,203 hospitals reviewed.

Griffin Hospital Names Critical Care Unit 2005 Department of the Year

By Lisa Seaberg on 8/9/2005

DERBY, CT (August 9, 2005) - The 32-member Critical Care staff at Griffin Hospital has been named the 2005 Department of the Year. The award is a highlight of Griffin Hospital's employee recognition program, "I Take It Personally," where departments are nominated by their peers quarterly to compete for the overall award.

Eight Valley Women Chosen for Annual Tribute

By Lisa Seaberg on 8/1/2005

DERBY, CT (August 1, 2005) - The Valley Women's Health Initiative will present the 5th Annual "Women Making a Difference in the Valley" tribute luncheon and breast cancer awareness fundraiser on October 6, 2005 from 12:00-2:00 pm at the Grassy Hill Lodge in Derby.

The Sleep Wellness Center at Griffin Hospital to host open house

By Lisa Seaberg on 3/21/2005

DERBY, CT (March 21, 2005) - In recognition of National SleepAwareness Week (March 28 - April 3, 2005), The Sleep Wellness Center at Griffin Hospital in Derby, Connecticut will be hosting an Open House on Tuesday, March 29, 2005 from 1:00 PM until 6:30 PM.

Dr. Kenneth Dobuler's Leadership Recognized Nationally

By Lisa Seaberg on 3/4/2005

DERBY, CT (March 4, 2005) - Dr. Kenneth Dobuler was recently honored as Medical Director of the Year during the annual leadership meeting of Praxis Clinical Services held in Florida. Praxis, provider of Griffin Hospital's two hyperbaric chambers, holds partnerships with 50 clinical wound and hyperbaric centers throughout the country and is recognized as the industry leader in chronic wound management.

Fortune Celebration Thursday, Feb. 3 at Griffin Hospital

By Lisa Seaberg on 2/2/2005

DERBY, CT (February 2, 2005) - Griffin Hospital will celebrate its designation by FORTUNE Magazine as one of the "100 Best Companies to Work For" on Thursday, February 3rd in the hospital cafeteria. President Patrick Charmel and Vice President Bill Powanda will present gifts of appreciation and say thank you to Griffin Hospital employees, volunteers and physicians at six sessions covering all three shifts. The sessions begin at 11:00 a.m. The theme for this year's celebration is "Viva Las Fortune".

Ribbon Cutting: Griffin Hospital WinFit Stairs

By Lisa Seaberg on 1/31/2005

DERBY, CT (January 31, 2005) - WinFit, Griffin Hospital's employee wellness program, will cut the ribbon on a new, three floor, stair system designed to increase physical activity and promote the health benefits of using stairs. Over the past three months, a team of professional engineers, architects, and construction firms worked in conjunction with the WinFit employee committee to renovate the once ordinary industrial staircase located at the hospital.

Griffin Hospital Reports Gain of $1.3 million for Fiscal Year 2004

By Lisa Seaberg on 1/25/2005
DERBY, CT: Griffin Hospital reported a surplus of income over expense for the fiscal year ended ...