Yale Medical Group CEO News

Yale Medical Group CEO News is a newsletter from David J. Leffell, MD, deputy dean for clinical affairs for the Yale School of Medicine. He covers topics of interest to the practicing physicians. Write to Dr. Leffell at david.leffell@yale.edu

The ostrich and the wolf: the dangers of complacency

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For 30 years, the Rubik’s cube of health care in America has slowly twisted and turned to the point where we can no longer keep our heads planted in the sand. At Yale Medical Group, we are in a strong position for changes.


YSM, System enter Epic agreement: work begins immediately

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The Yale New Haven Health System (YNHHS) and the Yale School of Medicine entered into an agreement with Epic for an electronic health record (EHR), triggering what will likely be the most substantial change in medical practice in the history of Yale Medical Group.


YMG moves ahead on space planning and selecting an EMR

In my first newsletter, I want to discuss two strategic questions that impact the growth of our practice and our closer collaborative relationship with YNHH: first, how do we practice, and second, where do we practice.