Founded in 1921, Bristol Hospital is the leading health provider for people who live and work in the Greater Bristol area. Proud of its achievements in service excellence, Bristol Hospital has earned national recognition for its commitment to providing outstanding patient care. Bristol Hospital has 154 licensed beds and offers a complete range of patient services including a first-rate emergency center that cares for more than 40,000 patients each year.
Bristol Hospital was named the third safest hospital in Connecticut by Consumer Reports magazine in the spring of 2013. Additionally, Health Information Management Systems Society Analytics announced that Bristol Hospital is the first hospital in the State of Connecticut and the first in the country utilizing the Meditech 6.x electronic medical record platform to be certified as a Stage 7 level organization on the EMR Adoption ModelSM .
The hospital also is home to the Bristol Hospital Sleep Center, and the Center for Orthopedic and Spine Health which offers comprehensive joint health, spine health and sports medicine care in a community hospital setting. Bristol Hospital’s Bariatric Surgery Program is accredited as a Level 1 facility by the Bariatric Surgery Center Network Accreditation Program of the American College of Surgeons. The new, 6,100-square-foot Beekley Center for Breast Health and Wellness offers patients comprehensive breast care and wellness in a spa-like setting.
Bristol Hospital also has a 50,000 sq. ft. state-of-the-art surgical center; a family-centered, single-room-model maternity unit; an award-winning ICU; its Ingraham Manor skilled nursing facility; the Connecticut Spine and Pain Center (which is the only CARF-accredited, multidisciplinary pain management program in Connecticut); the Connecticut Gastroenterology Institute; inpatient and outpatient behavioral health services, and an advanced diagnostic imaging department offering the latest in CT/PET, MRI and nuclear medicine.