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Blog: Griffin Hospital News Releases

Griffin Hospital Recognized as “World’s Best” for Fifth Consecutive Year

By Christian Meagher on 3/14/2023
Griffin Hospital was recently recognized by Newsweek as one of the World’s Best Hospitals for the fifth consecutive year, highlighting its commitment to providing standard-setting, high-quality, patient-centered care, and to improving the health and well-being of those that it serves.

Griffin’s Wonderland of Trees Raises $9,600 for Spooner House

By Christian Meagher on 2/13/2023
Griffin Hospital’s 2022 Annual Holiday Wonderland of Trees fundraiser collected more than $9,600 for Spooner House in Shelton to help feed and shelter area families in need this winter.

Griffin Hospital Named Connecticut’s Most Socially Responsible

By Christian Meagher on 2/6/2023
Griffin Hospital is Connecticut’s most socially responsible hospital, according to the Lown Institute’s 2022 Hospitals Index for Social Responsibility. The Index is the first ranking to measure social responsibility of more than 3,600 U.S. hospitals nationwide and applies never-before-used metrics such as racial inclusivity, avoidance of overuse, and community benefit. Griffin was ranked #1 of 26 hospitals in the state and #157 nationwide for social responsibility.

Par for Pink Golf Fundraiser Set for May 23

By Christian Meagher on 2/6/2023
Griffin Health’s Valley Goes Pink initiative will host its Second Annual Par for Pink golf fundraiser on Tues., May 23 at Hop Brook Golf Course in Naugatuck.

Griffin Hospital Opens New Observation Unit to Improve Emergency Care

By Christian Meagher on 1/16/2023
Griffin Health opened The Hewitt Observation Unit at Griffin Hospital to expand the hospital’s capacity to care for patients who require an extended period of assessment and evaluation before a determination can be made whether to admit the individual for inpatient acute care or to discharge the patient.

Center for Cancer Care at Griffin Hospital Offers Expert Advice on Cervical Cancer

By Christian Meagher on 1/6/2023
The Center for Cancer Care at Griffin Hospital is offering free one-on-one phone calls with cervical cancer specialists by appointment from 1-3 p.m. on Wed., Jan. 18.

  Griffin Hospital Offers Free Smoking Cessation Starting January 18

By Christian Meagher on 12/27/2022
Griffin Health is helping individuals looking to quit smoking in 2023 with its free smoking cessation program starting January 18 in Shelton.

Volunteers Sought for Hospital Elder Life Program at Griffin

By Christian Meagher on 12/9/2022
The Hospital Elder Life Program (HELP) at Griffin Hospital is looking for volunteers to provide additional support for elderly patients. Griffin will host a HELP training session on Fridays, Feb. 17 and 24 from 8 a.m.-1 p.m.

Griffin Hospital Offers Free Facial Skin Screenings

By Christian Meagher on 12/7/2022
Griffin Hospital is raising skin cancer awareness and helping individuals protect themselves and their loved ones with free facial skin screenings at The Center for Cancer Care, 350 Seymour Ave., on Thurs., Dec. 15.

Griffin Hospital School of Allied Health Careers Offers Winter Semester for CNA, PCT, MA, and Phlebotomy

By Christian Meagher on 11/28/2022
The Griffin Hospital School of Allied Health Careers, at 300 Seymour Avenue, Suite 206 in Derby, is accepting applications for the 2023 winter semesters of its Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA), Phlebotomy, Medical Assistant (MA), and Patient Care Technician (PCT) programs. The accelerated CNA and MA programs starts Jan. 9, and Phlebotomy and PCT will begin Jan. 10.