Yale Practice Archive

January 2014

  • Affiliations with community practices are a 'win-win' for everyone
  • New senior leaders will help steer practice forward
  • Farewell to Marianne Dess-Santoro
  • Yale Medical Grouop welcomes its newest physicians
  • Physicians to begin using new diagnostic codes this year

October 2013

  • Emergency team has a plan in place for the next big storm
  • New gynecology division will expand primary care for women
  • New leadership for internal medicine, transplant surgery
  • A warm welcome to Yale Medical Group's newest physicians
  • Staff Spotlight: Tina Tolomeo focuses on efficiency

Summer 2013

  • Congratulations to a 'special and superb' team of employees
  • New leaders are ready to take their sections in new directions
  • Diabetes trial could have a big impact on treatment
  • Physician at Work: Thomas Gill, MD

May 2013

  • New MS Center opening in North Haven
  • Meet the Physicians videos
  • John Allen, MD, new digestive diseases chief
  • MyChart update
  • Nominate an Outstanding Employee Team!
  • Staff Spotlight: Geralynn Spollett, APRN

April 2013

  • Congratulations to an outstanding Administrative Assistant
  • New clinical administrators are ready to make an impact
  • Yale's clinical practice welcomes its newest physicians
  • Physician at Work: Advancing care from the virology lab

March 2013

  • Yale Medical Group welcomes its new CEO, Paul Taheri, MD, MBA
  • Practice takes some big steps toward boosting efficiency
  • Tips and directions for navigating Route 34 construction
  • Staff Spotlight: Working for the 'greater good'

February 2013

  • Massive Epic go-live was intense, but made for an exciting day
  • Outstanding account assistant doesn't give up easily
  • Yale's clinical practice welcomes its newest physicians
  • Physician at Work: Delivering babies in the early morning

January 2013

  • New COO Fred Borrelli talks about his role
  • Epic team is ready to flip a big switch in February
  • Prelude and Cadence will ease scheduling, registration
  • Yale's clinical practice welcomes its newest physicians
  • Staff spotlight: Renee Luongo is a master organizer

December 2012

  • Yale Medical Group congratulates its first Outstanding Employee
  • As Sandy approached, staff's priority was patient safety
  • Yale Medical Group announces a new core leadership group
  • New chair Hugh Taylor, MD, is ready to make changes
  • Yale's clinical practice welcomes more new physicians 
  • Physician at Work: Passion for diagnosing infectious disease

October/November 2012

  • YIMA marks an anniversary: One year alive and well on Epic
  • Trainers gear up for February Epic 'go lives'
  • New surgeon will lead cardiac partnership with CCMC
  • Yale's clinical practice welcomes more new physicians
  • Physician at Work: Transplant surgery is lifesaving, emotional
  • Photo Gallery: The pediatric specialty center in Norwalk

September 2012

  • Interim CEO charts a new course for Yale's clinical practice
  • YNHH and the Hospital of Saint Raphael become one
  • Can you tell us about an outstanding medical assistant?
  • Yale's clinical practice welcomes many talented new physicians
  • Physician at Work: Blending high-tech and compassionate care

Summer 2012

  • As Epic gains ground, look out for potential HIPAA violations
  • Yale welcomes back George Lister, MD, as chair of pediatrics
  • Wendell Yarbrough, MD, is the new chief of otolaryngology
  • New pediatric specialty clinic is up and running in Norwalk
  • Physician at Work: Being a surgeon is about solving problems

June 2012

  • YNHH acquisition of St. Raphael's approved by the Federal Trade Commission
  • Epic Update: Doctors make strides meeting meaningful use guidelines
  • Orthopaedics chief sets an impressive record for meaningful use
  • Yale Stress Center provides alternative options for patients
  • Physician-at-Work: The intense, methodical life of a trauma surgeon

May 2012

  • Yale Physicians Building works to boost patient satisfaction
  • Epic application simplifies the task of obtaining outside records
  • Nurse Week: Photos of some of our nurses at work
  • Physician at Work: Andrea Asnes, MD, MSW

April 2012

  • Epic Update: Orthopaedics is feeling great about how far it's come
  • Michael Caty looks forward to leading pediatric surgery to a new level
  • Moving up: Three employees talk about advancing in their careers
  • Physician at Work: Mixing compassion and care with charity

March 2012

  • Peter Schulam will lead the newly formed Department of Urology
  • Ronald Salem honored with the Leffell prize for clinical excellence
  • Epic Update: Three new users assess the electronic medical record
  • Physician at Work: Working rapidly to treat strokes

February 2012

  • Doctors from Yale and Saint Raphael's mingle at a special reception
  • Doctors' Day marked by an invitation to patients to contribute
  • Yale Physicians Building staff debuts a new professional look
  • Physician at Work: Treating sickle cell and cancer patients
  • Yale Medical Group extends a welcome to its newest physicians

January 2012

  • Q&A: Steven Schlossberg
  • MyChart brings providers, patients closer together
  • Physician at Work: Using endoscopy for better outcomes
  • Yale Medical Group welcomes more talented new physicians

November-December 2011

  • Epic update: YIMA is reaping the benefits of the EMR
  • More practices are getting ready for Go Live day
  • Physician at Work: Living longer with cystic fibrosis
  • Fair Warning is a giant step toward HIPAA compliance
  • Six Sigma eliminates a blood-flow 'bottleneck' in YPB

October 2011

  • Epic update: Yale Internal Medicine Associates goes live
  • William E. Hellenbrand is chief of pediatric cardiology
  • Physician at Work: Tipping the balance in critical care
  • Joshua Copel is medical director of risk management
  • Yale Medical Group practices welcome new physicians

September 2011

  • Epic Ambulatory site will keep you updated about the EMR
  • Robotic specialist is the new chief of cardiac surgery
  • Office-Based Medicine Curriculum enhances clinical learning
  • Yale Medical Group welcomes more talented new physicians

Summer 2011

  • Epic trainers prepare for the first Go Live
  • Clinical trials system is a research 'gold mine'
  • Yale Medical Group welcomes new doctors
  • Physician at work: Derek Steinbacher

June 2011

  • Overflow crowd turns out to "walk through" of the Epic System
  • Physician at Work: Breast radiologist brings warmth, expert care

May 2011

  • Physician at Work: Joseph Akar - Cutting-edge solutions restore rhythm, normalcy
  • SmartSets will provide doctors with virtual 'checklists'- An Epic team's task is to make YMG's content work

April 2011

  • Physician at Work: Nina Kadan-Lottick - Caring for children when the cancer is gone
  • Practice leaves its 'footprint' throughout Connecticut
  • Save the Date: Bicentennial Symposium

March 2011

  • Physician at Work: Miguel Materin, MD - Eye oncologist's goal is to save lives
  • Neuroscience Center opens in YPB: Two specialties team up to provide better care for patients
  • Faculty physicians play key role in driving Epic build
  • Yale Medical Group welcomes seven new physicians
  • Practice implements clinical trials billing application

February 2011

  • Physician at Work: David Greer, MD, MA, FCCM - Compassion,dignity for patients and families
  • Epic team's decisions will impact workflow, record content
  • Seeking food donations for those in need

January 2011

  • Physician at Work: Karen Santucci - Pursuing a passion for emergency care
  • Q&A: Marianne Dess-Santoro - Epic, practice management define 2011
  • Epic update: Training ends, the marathon begins

December 2010

  • Physician at Work: Mark Faries, MD - Surgeon draws upon tools to control melanoma
  • Building for the future: 'Flexible clinic modules' key to proposed facilities concept for new YMG 'front door'
  • Staff turn out to learn about the Epic Project
  • Epic team prepares for the build to begin in January 2011
  • Yale Medical Group welcomes new physicians
  • Staff spreads the joy with holiday toy and clothing drives
  • Y-ACCESS simplifies inter-hospital transfers

November 2010

  • Clinician at Work: Karen Sutton, MD - Keeping athletes on top of their game
  • The third Yale Medical Group annual meeting looked back on a year of expansion, the selection of an EHR, healthy financials and advances in care.
  • Clinical Excellence Award goes to obstetrician Michael J. Paidas
  • Honors given for exceptional service in patient satisfaction, compliance
  • Press Ganey Patient Survey comments
  • Top practices - January 1, 2010– June 30, 2010
  • Yale Medical Group welcomes new physicians
  • Holiday toy & clothing drive will help those less fortunate

October 2010

  • Clinician at Work: Ellen Matloff, MS - Providing genetic testing can change everything
  • New IT leaders take first steps toward rolling out Epic: A new CMIO and CIO are putting together a team that will play an important role in making decisions that will impact how we use the EHR.
  • Networking event was a success for new doctors
  • Everyone is responsible and liable for EPHI
  • Yale Medical Group welcomes new doctors

September 2010

  • Yale Medical Group welcomes new doctors
  • New recruits challenge us to better shape our practice
  • Tips for building your practice
  • Save the date! Build your referral network

July/August 2010

  • An Epic journey gets under way: The School of Medicine and the Yale New Haven Health System join forces to implement an electronic health record that is expected to lead to better care and outcomes.
  • Physician at Work: Arnar Geirsson, MD, A minimally invasive approach to cardiac surgery
  • Putting data to use and improving care
  • "Meaningful use" is mandatory, but hard to define

June 2010

  • EMR and space issues top challenges facing the Board of Governors
  • Physician at Work - Kenneth Vives, MD: Better quality of life through stereotactic surgery
  • A jack-of-all-trades with a passion for poetry - Tony Fusco

May 2010

  • "An extraordinary time to be a part of medicine at Yale" Ronald J. Vender reflects on his two years as CMO of Yale Medical Group
  • Physician at Work: Pramod Mistry, MD, PhD - Working on a rare disease, in the lab and with patients

April 2010

  • Doctors, staff and patients give Smillow rave reviews
  • Physician at Work: A neurosurgeon eases pain with minimally invasive surgery
  • YMG and YNHH emphasize importance of credentialing

March 2010

  • In Haiti, a medical team lerans to adapt
  • Yale team returns from first medical mission to help haiti earthquake victims

Febuary 2010

  • With new space available clinical practices to move
  • Physician at Work: Ferne Braverman, MD; Making childbirth safe and enjoyable
  • Space planning enters Phase Two

January 2010

  • How Columbia implemented an ambulatory electronic health record
  • Physician at Work: Charles Cha, MD uses minimally techniques for liver and colon cancer
  • YCC holds conclave to honor researchers and clinicians

Nov./Dec. 2009

  • YMG celebrates increased revenues, rising patient satisfaction, and a growing reputation
  • Clinical excellence award goes to pulmonologist
  • Awards spotlight compliance and patient satisfaction

October 2009

  • Public affairs team promotes clinical and research advances
  • Physician at Work: Jean Bolognia, MD: A dermatologist uses her eyes to spot disease
  • Media hungry for medical news from faculty

Sept. 2009

  • Expert in MS research named to lead Department of Neurology
  • Physician at Work: Walter Longo, MD, Gastrointestinal Surgery: Knowing when not to operate
  • 45 YMG physicians among New York Magazine's "Best Doctors"
  • YMG to study clinical space needs
  • Pediatric programs among nation's best
  • CME programs receive national acclaim
  • Obstetrical unit improves outcomes
  • YMG, YNHH set to select EMR system

July/August 2009

  • Board of Governors forms committees to oversee YMG practices
  • Physician at Work: C. Robert Bernardino, MD, Ophthalmology: Droopy eyelids, bulging eyes, and double vision

June 2009

  • Clinicians and staff review EMR systems
  • Physician at Work: Kristaps J. Keggi, MD, From Latvia to Yale and back

May 2009

  • Contract settlement benefits both unions and Yale Medical Group practices
  • Physician at Work: Julie Ann Sosa, MD, Endocrinology, genetics, and surgery keep one surgeon busy
  • Bump rates improve at Yale Medical Group

April 2009

  • YMG elects new board of governors; Lockwood chosen as chair
  • Physician at Work: Joanne Weidhaas, MD: An oncologist looks for ways to improve quality of life
  • New electronic system makes protocol submission more efficient

Mar. 2009

  • Appointment a boon for Yale Cancer Center, YNHH, Smilow Cancer Hospital and YMG
  • Physician at Work: Lyndsay Harris, MD: A translational approach to breast cancer
  • Digestive Diseases encourages colonoscopy to prevent cancer

February 2009

  • YMG specialists support student-run HAVEN Free Clinic
  • Physician at Work: Shirley M. McCarthy, MD, PhD: A radiologist who enjoys the diagnostic side of medicine
  • YMG initiates study of electronic medical record needs

January 2009

  • New application makes pathology reports more accessible
  • Physician at Work: Jennifer McNiff, MD: A pathologist studies the "common and the rare"
  • Physicians receive first PQRI bonuses

November/December 2008

  • After 200 years CSMS and Yale rekindle their relationship
  • Physician at Work: Kathleen Connell, MD: Treating the condition, probing the genetics
  • Reception welcomes new clinical faculty to YMG

October 2008

  • Smilow Cancer Hospital on schedule for 2009 opening
  • Physician at Work: Marie Robert - the pathologist as detective
  • Radiology staff initiate safety change

September 2008

  • When it helps to say "I'm sorry." YMG is taking steps to ensure that patients and families receive full disclosure about unintended outcomes
  • Physician at Work: Preserving eyesight in the most vulnerable patients

July/August 2008

  • How to be a leader in academic medicine, one surgeon's prescription: Sukru Emre describes how he builds a team, motivates his staff and reaches common goals
  • Physician at Work: Richard N. Formica Jr. MD, a doctor for all hours

June 2008

  • First annual meeting celebrates the evolution of Yale Medical Group
  • Therapeutic radiologist wins first clinical excellence award
  • Awards to top scorers in Press-Ganey surveys

May 2008

  • YMG finds a new CMO close to home
  • Physician at Work: Clarence T. Sasaki, MD
  • First Yale Medical Group Annual Meeting
  • Medical Error Disclosure Training for CME Credit

April 2008

  • Art, Science and Business Acumen
  • Physician at Work: John Huang, MD
  • New policy on prescription practices

March 2008

  • YMG Hits Milestone Score in Patient Satisfaction
  • Good service depends on small things that loom large
  • Eye Center staff do the right thing
  • Practice building symposium slated for April

February 2008

  • Digestive Diseases Savors a New Home
  • Physician at Work: John Leventhal, MD
  • Yale CME provides new state-mandated courses

November/December 2007

  • YMG, YNHH welcome new clinical faculty
  • Physician at Work: Linda Mayes, MD
  • United Way Final Push

October 2007

  • Finding autism's earliest clues
  • Physician at Work: Richard S. Bercik
  • Managed Care Fair

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...

July - August 2003

  • NYC Loves YMG Docs
  • Patient Satisfaction Surveys Plot Roadmap to Success
  • Apkon Joins Board of Governors
  • Eighth Exhibit Calls for New Art

June 2003

  • Heart Failure Program Scores High in Patient Satisfaction
  • Evans Assumes YMG Leadership Role
  • Edelson to Head Yale Cancer Center
  • Five Department Approach 100% Target

May 2003

  • Twelve Areas Beat Practice Average in Patient Satisfaction
  • YMG Plans Presence in Shoreline Medical Facility
  • New Neurology Prof Tackles Movement Disorders
  • Restaurants, Broadway, YMG in Same Boat: No Show, No Cash

April 2003

  • Chief Privacy Officer to Oversee HIPAA
  • HIPAA Bits and Bytes
  • HIPAA Rules at YMG
  • Work done, COIC Morphs into QHIM
  • Notice of Privacy Practices

March 2003

  • YMG to Craft Web Presence
  • HIPAA Training with Special Focus on Front Desk Staff
  • What Does Yale Share with Muhimbili Hospital, Tanzania?

February 2003

  • Brink to Lead Diagnostic Radiology
  • Applera, PwC and YMG
  • Seventh Art Place Exhibit Begins on May Day
  • Monitoring Metrics Makes Money
  • Physicians Needed to Mentor Aspiring Pre-Medical Undergraduates

January 2003

  • HIPAA Looms Large: Nation and Yale to Train on Aggressive Schedule
  • Udelsman Assesses Present, Focuses on Future
  • Compliance Expo Brings It All Together March 11, 2003

November -Dec. 2002

  • Service Excellence: A Dialogue with our Patients
  • Glazer Assumes Chair in Therapeutic Radiology
  • Surgery Continues to Recruit New Expertise
  • YMG Celebrates One of its Own
  • YSM Drills Down on 10-Year Strategic Plan, Amistad
  • Don't Lag Behind
  • Endless Possibilities
  • Congratulations to Surgery!

October 2002

  • New Peds Chair Shapes Strategy
  • Spine Surgeon Studies New Disc Replacement
  • Surgery Recruits Breast and Peds Experts
  • New YMG Guide Distributed

September 2002

  • Docs and Patients to Link On-Line
  • Board Seats New Members
  • YMG Interprets Regs: Faculty Must Comply with ADA
  • Sasaki, Spiteri Find Compliance Rewarding
  • Yale Physicians Building Art Place

August 2002

  • New Strategy Boosts Cash
  • Second Cycle Clinical Program Development Fund Awards
  • Lockwood Returns to Build Ob/Gyn Service Model

June 2002

  • Second Board of Governors Elections Scheduled for June
  • Kazdin Appointed Chair of Child Study Center
  • Future Site of Amistad Clinical Building

May 2002

  • HIPAA Is Real and It's Almost Here: What Next?
  • Amistad to Set Standard for Clinical Care Facilities
  • New Spine Surgeon Joins Orthopaedics
  • Missing ChargesL When Zero Tolerance Means Cash In

April 2002

  • America's Top Doctors Guide Honors 100 YMG Physicians
  • Clinical Program Model Committee on Aggressive Schedule with Challenges and Opportunities
  • New Physician: Stuart Katz
  • Seeing Clearly

March 2002

  • Amistad Building Design to Support New Clinical Practice Model
  • Neurology Pilots EMR
  • Call for Nominations for the YMG Board of Directors
  • Michael Apkon, MD, Named Medical Director for NCPDF Business Planning

February 2002

  • Yale Surgeons Top New York List
  • Remember the Professor, the Skipper, and Gilligan, Too?
  • Lung Expert Joins YMG
  • Neurology Offers Botulinum Program
  • PFS Management and Staff Team Up to Raise Roof
  • Artplace Calls for Art

January 2002

  • Smith to Lead Contracting Committee at Critical Time
  • When the Trauma Lingers
  • Radiologist Focuses on Children
  • Cure for Glazed Eyes and Yawning
  • Confidential Papers - Tear Them to Shreds!
  • Fourth Exhibit Highlighted by Diversity

November 2001

  • Problems are Opportunities
  • Inzucchi Publishes Acclaimed Diabetes Guide
  • How to Get the Word Out ... YMG Offers New Transcription Offer
  • We Have a New Identity. Now What?
  • New Physicians at Yale Medical Group

September -October 2001

  • New Physicians at Yale Medical Group
  • When Referrals Matter
  • Tips for a Successful Practice

August 2001

  • YMG Ends Year on High Note
  • YMG Physicians to Tackle Pain Management in the ED
  • GI Doc Nabs Top Law School Honors
  • Lupus Clinic Opens This Summer

July 2001

  • Ophthalmology and Reimbursement Team Up for Success
  • New Chairman of Surgery Joins Yale
  • YSM to Require Data and Safety Monitoring Plans for Clinical Research

June 2001

  • New Yale Medical Group Physician to Head Bridgeport Hospital Pathology
  • Office of Grants and Contracts Begins New Training Seminars
  • Strugar Offers Pain Relief for Osteoporosis Patients
  • YMG Administration Successfully Reduces Assessment

April 2001

  • New Clinical Program Development Fund Awards
  • Yale Medical Group Training Center
  • Yale Pathology 2001 Calendar

March 2001

  • What's In a Name?
  • New Board of Governors Member Elected
  • ACD System Dramatically Decreases Drop Call Rates
  • Physicians Join Yale Perinatal Medicine

January 2001

  • Yale Medical Group and Office of Grants and Contracts to focus on Increased Clinical Trial Activity
  • Yale Physicians Building Scores High on Tenant Satisfaction Survey
  • New Format for Medical Billing Compliance Training
  • Detlef Bockenhauer, M.D. joins the Yale Section of Pediatric Nephrology.
  • What Our Patients are Telling Us
  • Calling All Quilters

January 2000

  • Practicing at Yale in 2000: Yale Physicians Talk About Success in the Academic Practice Setting
  • Roseman Takes Key Operations Role
  • What Our Patients are Telling Us
  • Lewis Kass New Director of Pediatric Sleep Laboratory
  • Patients Relations Toll-Free Access

February 2000

  • Yale Medical Group Moves to New Quarters
  • Yale Medical Group Operating Principles
  • Board Elections Create Opportunities
  • Board of Governors Election
  • Business and Strategic Focus to Help Practice Grow

March 2000

  • YFP Seats First Elected Board
  • Clinical Initiatives Subcommittee Facilitates Clinical Practice Development
  • Leave the Dinner Plates at Home
  • YFP Commits to Save the Planet
  • Yale Physician Compliance Training Reminder
  • What Our Patients are Telling Us

April 2000

  • 1999 Patient Survey Results Are In
  • YPB Designated As Art Space: Exhibit Opens in June
  • Recycling Program Going Green in YPB
  • Pediatric Office Opens Doors in Greenwich
  • What Our Patients are Telling Us

May 2000

  • Medical Center Readies for Confidentiality Mandate
  • The Anatomy of Contracting
  • Survey Highlights Best Practices
  • What Has the Biggest Impact on Patient Satisfaction?
  • What Our Patients are Telling Us
  • Save This Date
  • Have You Completed Your Compliance Training?

June 2000

  • Charge Corrections Campaign Improves Reimbursement
  • CoPays: Make it Simple Every Time
  • Committee Facilitates YFP Contracting
  • Building Services & Operations Team Part of the YFP Family

July - August 2000

  • Art Space Exhibit Transforms YPB
  • Ophthalmology Space Renovation Underway
  • Looking for a Few Good Comments
  • Marketing and Planning Database Now Available
  • Contest Builds Awareness for Pathologists
  • Guide Showcases Medical Center
  • Calling All Quilters

September 2000

  • Laser Vision Correction Approved for Astigmatism and Farsightedness
  • Art Exhibit Opens September 22
  • Yale Physicians Named Among the Best
  • Ophthalmology PhoneMakeover in Progress
  • Yale Clinical Services Named Best in U.S.
  • Gregory Plautz, M.D. joins Yale Section of Pediatric Hematology and Oncology

October 2000

  • Practice Standards Provide Blueprint for Ophthalmology Access
  • Employee Health Office Opens in YPB
  • In Memory of Philip Kraker, D.O.
  • Pediatric Cardiology Expands
  • Shachar Tauber, M.D. named Director of the Yale Corneal and Refractive Surgery Service.
  • New Haven Artists Open Studios
  • Calling All Quilters

November 2000

  • November is Diabetic Eye Care Month
  • Pediatric Cardiologist Focuses on Arrhythmia Management and Pacing
  • Hand and Upper Extremity Center Innovates Surgical Options
  • Billing Compliance Training Schedule announced
  • Holiday Food Drive Underway
  • New Sleep Medicine Center Opens

Dec. 2000

  • Treating Cataracts: Comparing the Options
  • the Spark of Innovation
  • Lag Days Show Who Bills Fast or Slow
  • Yale Dialysis Practice Opens in Branford
  • Yale Physicians Web Site Wins National Award
  • Art Place Applauded by Community
  • Calling All Artists

January 1999

  • New Directions, New Opportunities: A Message from the Director
    of the Yale Medical Group
  • Rimar Appointed Medical Director
  • Adult Primary Care Takes Roots at Yale
  • IDX Implementation A Smooth Success
  • Compliance Hotline Available
  • New Physicians Quizzed on Compliance
  • Retirement Financial Issues to be Addressed
  • 10 Tips for a Healthy Practice in 1999