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Rising executives from Greenwich and Bridgeport hospitals recognized at “40 Under 40” celebration

Friday, June 20, 2014

June 20, 2014 (Greenwich, CT) – Fairfield County Business Journal last night honored two Hospital employees as members of the “40 Under 40” Class of 2014. Fahad Ahmed, compliance and privacy officer for both Greenwich and Bridgeport hospitals, and Josh Forler, director of continuous improvement at Greenwich Hospital, were joined by fellow honorees and colleagues at an event at The Palace Theatre in Stamford.

Ahmed, a Stamford resident, was praised as a passionate young leader who carries out his duties with integrity, optimism and openness. In his compliance and privacy role, he successfully directs hospital initiatives to meet rigorous healthcare regulatory requirements.

Forler, also of Stamford, was recognized for his ability to lead change. Working with multiple departments and teams, he has consistently met goals to increase efficiency.

The Fairfield County Business Journal “40 Under 40” awards recognize creative young professionals, all under the age of 40, who are dedicated to personal and professional development and serve as role models for their colleagues.

Part of Yale New Haven Health System, Bridgeport Hospital is a 383-bed acute care hospital (plus 42 beds licensed to Yale New Haven Children’s Hospital) serving parts of Fairfield and New Haven counties. The hospital admits more than 18,000 patients and receives more than 240,000 outpatient visits annually.

Greenwich Hospital is a member of Yale New Haven Health. Greenwich is a 206-bed (includes 32 isolettes) community hospital serving lower Fairfield County, Connecticut and Westchester County, New York. It is a academic affiliate of Yale School of Medicine. Since opening in 1903, Greenwich Hospital has evolved into a progressive medical center and teaching institution representing all medical specialties and offering a wide range of medical, surgical, diagnostic and wellness programs. Greenwich Hospital is recognized throughout the healthcare industry as a leader in service and patient satisfaction excellence. Greenwich Hospital has the prestigious Magnet designation from the American Nurses Credentialing Center, the nation’s highest honor of nursing excellence.