Yale Practice Archive

September 2007 - September 2003

September 2007

  • Q&A: A primer on clinical research at Yale
  • Bench meets bedside
  • YMG begins new process for research studies

July - August 2007

  • A Celebration of Service - 2007 Patient Satisfaction Awards
  • Physician at Work: Putting Lyme disease, other parental fears in perspective- Eugene D. Shapiro
  • Yale offers travel aid

June 2007

  • Bariatric surgery designated Center of Excellence
  • Physician at Work: Watching over young hearts - Alan Friedman, MD
  • New York magazine lists YMG physicians among top docs

May 2007

  • A shot in the arm for clinical research: Initiative provides tools for YMG clinicians to test new therapies
  • Physician at Work: When prognosis is poor, achieving the best outcome- Joseph M. Piepmeier, MD
  • New Room for nursing mothers

April 2007

  • Navigant presents findings; consensus reached on practice principles
  • Physician of the Year Award
  • New state CME requirement starts in October

March 2007

  • New cancer facility opens at One Long Wharf
  • Physician at Work: Repairing the worst kinds of trauma- Michael R. Baumgaertner, MD
  • New exhibit planned at Art Place
  • Physician of the Year Award announced

February 2007

  • New tools to preserve fertility
  • Physician at Work: Finding balance, and healing, in the magic of the inner ear, Elias M.
    Michaelides, MD
  • YMG presence on top docs list increases

Special Edition / Winter 2007

  • State of the Practice from David J. Leffell, MD

January 2007

  • Changing face of trauma care: New section chief and an influx of emergency surgeons bolster Yale’s role as the place to send the toughest cases.
  • With improved service, YMG posts another gain in patient satisfaction.
  • Physician at Work: Vahid Mohsenin, MD
  • YNHH labs still serving United/Oxford patients

November /December 2006

  • Pulmonologist, an expert on asthma, is chosen to lead Internal Medicine
  • A more precise instrument:
    the da Vinci Surgical System is a minimally invasive tool for surgeries with less blood loss and shorter recovery times.
  • Surgery grows with 17 new recruits

October 2006

  • Physician at Work--Ian Gross, MD
  • The body’s inner world--Gastroenterologist Priya Jamidar uses diagnostic techniques that border on surgery to treat gallstones and other duct disorders.
  • Faculty donations sought for student auction

September 2006

  • Physician at Work--Susan A. Higgins, MD
  • Online and on the air: Spots on WTNH bring more visitors to the YMG website and spread awareness of the practice.
  • In Memoriam: John K. Joe, MD

July-August 2006

  • Yale CME Keeping Doctors in the Loop
  • Plastic Surgeon's Interest in the Hand is More than Skin Deep
  • Some of New York's Best Doctors are in New Haven

June 2006

  • YMG Nets its Highest Score Ever in Patient Satisfaction
  • Patient Comments
  • Award Winners Look at YMG From a Patient's Point of View

May 2006

  • Sabet Hashim, MD: A Return to Academic Medicine
  • John K. Joe, MD, Captivated by Surgery, Balancing Work and Life
  • In Memoriam, Norman J. Siegel, MD

April 2006

  • A Child's-Eye View of the OR
  • "Run Your Practice as if You Were the Patient"
  • 18 from Yale Among Connecticut "Top Docs"

March 2006

  • Breast Center, Thriving After Two Years, Puts the Focus on the Patient
  • Reaching out to Grateful Patients
  • Physician at Work--Mathew Ellman, MD

February 2006

  • In Botox, a Weapon Against Pain
  • What Makes Patients Happy? Ask a Practice that Knows its Stuff
  • James Brink to Lead Diagnostic Radiology
  • Physician at Work--Elizabeth Holt, MD, PhD

January 2006

  • Physicians, Start Your Engines--YMG’s New ‘Dashboard’ Helps Busy Doctors Track Progress
  • Patient to Practice: Talk to Me--Latest Patient Satisfaction Scores Demand Improved Communication
  • In memoriam--John Murren, MD
  • Physician at Work--Delivering Babies Like They’re Going Out Of Style

Special Edition / Winter 2006

  • State of the Practice from David J. Leffell, MD

November / December 2005

  • Academic Mission is Critical for new Emergency Chief
  • YMG Expands at Shoreline
  • Physician at Work: Stopping Heart Attacks in their Tracks

October 2005

  • Cronin and Strazzabosco Join Forces
    to Lead Liver Transplant Program
  • Physician at Work
  • Pediatrics Says: Tell Patients if There Is a Delay

September 2005

  • Teaching, Research and Expert Care Make Yale's Trauma Service Tops
  • Marna Borgstrom Named CEO of YNHH and YNHHS
  • Advancing Science, Protecting Human Subjects
  • Spotlight on Service...Nametags

July-August 2005

  • New Practice Chiefs Committee plans to drive clinical excellence
  • New chiefs in Diagnostic Radiology
  • Patient satisfaction results
  • YMG advertising campaign on WTNH

June 2005

  • Surgery becomes Less Invasive; Patients Benefit
  • New Guidelines To Limit Conflicts
  • IDX Helps Track Clinical Trials Billing
  • Spotlight on Service: Surgical Specialties Practice: Great Staff, Great Management

May 2005

  • Lung Cancer Program Expands with New Faculty
  • Miller to Direct Child Neurology Service
  • Faculty to Get Access to Key Data
  • Spotlight on Service: Dana 3 Focuses on Practice Standards

April 2005

  • Lung Cancer Surgeon To Help Lead Cancer Center
  • HIPAA Regs Start New Phase
  • It's How You Say It
  • Spotlight on Service: Fertility Center Breeds Patient Satisfaction

March 2005

  • Leffell Appointed Deputy Dean for Clinical Affairs
  • Docs Form IBD Program
  • New Manager for MD Credentialing
  • Spotlight on Nursing and Assistant Service
  • Goodbye to the Look of DOS

February 2005

  • New Epilepsy Treatment to be Tested
  • Spotlight on Service
  • Holt, Longo Elected to Board of Governors
  • School of Medicine Strategizes
  • IDX Retraining Initiative

January 2005

  • Clinical Practice Requires Change in Culture
  • Spotlight on Service
  • Southeast Asia Tragedy--You Can Make a Difference
  • Medicaid Audit Highlights Faculty Compliance
  • YMG Website Leaps Ahead

November -December 2004

  • YMG Faculty now at Shoreline Medical Center
  • Boyden Takes Finance Helm at YSM
  • Fiscal Year 2004 Best Ever
  • Spotlight on Services

October 2004

  • Labor, Management Pursue Best Practices For Improved Efficiency
  • Expert Breast Surgeon Joins YMG
  • Spine Surgeons Enrolling Patients for Spine Study
  • YMG Offers New Yellow Pages Options
  • Yale United Way Match Doubles Your Gift

September 2004

  • Faculty, Staff Urged to Boost United Way
  • Adult Congenital Heart Program First in State
  • HIPAA Highlights
  • YMG Website Template Available to Departments

July-August 2004

  • Yale CME Earns Full Accreditation
  • Collaboration Yields Gains for Docs
  • Art Place Hits a Milestone
  • Yale Medical Bookstore
  • Relocating Your Practice

June 2004

  • Local Vision Drives Global Centers
  • Risk Management a Top Priority
  • Congratulations to High Patient Satisfaction Scorers!
  • Uchio Joins Urology

May 2004

  • Radiologists and Vascular Surgeons Form Unified Program
  • YSM Welcomes New Dean
  • YMG Advocates for Our Patients
  • Know Who You Are, Everyday

April 2004

  • Tweed Airport to Offer Better Access to Patients; Service for All
  • OB Delivers Patient Satisfaction
  • HIPAA Highlights
  • YMG Open New Clinical Practice Front Door
  • Art Place Opening: Commitment to Patient Environment Continues

February - March 2004

  • Central Registration Key to Patient Satisfaction
  • Eye Docs Implant Bionic Cornea
  • Two GI Docs on Very Short List of Experts
  • YMG Art Place Opening May 13th

January 2004

  • Pathology Reaps Market Share Through Outreach
  • Follo to Lead Privacy Effort
  • Finally: Secure Patient Messaging
  • Four Departments Achieve Zero Tolerance, Cash Up
  • Accounts Receivable Hits All Time Low

November -December 2003

  • Malpractice Rates Slam Clinical Practice
  • Department of Surgery to Leap Forward with Quality
  • Pediatric Anesthesiology Takes Center Stage
  • More Growth for Pediatrics

October 2003

  • Diagnostic Imaging to Go Digital; Film to be a Memory
  • Pediatrics Adds New Faculty
  • New Art Place Exhibit to Wax Poetic
  • Massive Database Grows Practices
  • Do We Have Your Number?

September 2003

  • Secure Patient Communication to Go Live at YMG Next Month
  • Yale United Way Targets $500K
  • Yale Dermatologic Surgery is Moving!
  • Smith, Aaronson Nab Compliance Kudos
  • And the Winners of the Co-Pay Contest Are...