Yale Practice May 2012

Yale Physicians Building works to boost patient satisfaction

Patient Satisfaction
If the staff is happy, the patients will be happy. That’s the idea behind the Yale Physician Building initiative to boost its Press Ganey patient satisfaction scores. One of the first things administrators did was to ask staff members what they needed.


Epic application simplifies the task of obtaining outside records

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One of Epic’s most powerful features gives the user the ability to access a patient’s electronic medical record almost anywhere in the Epic universe. One Yale Medical Group doctor expects the tool to save Yale Medical Group time and money.


Here’s to Yale Medical Group’s nurses and the work they do

Cherrilyn Richmond APRN
Our nurses tirelessly provide care, compassion and strength to all of our patients. This month, nurses throughout the country were honored during National Nurses Week. Yale Medical Group wants to take this opportunity to say thank you.


Andrea Asnes: Evidence-based approach to child abuse

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Andrea Asnes, MD, MSW, was a social worker in New York City working with teens and young adults when she decided to get her medical degree. Today she is a pediatrician doing the emotional, but rewarding work of diagnosing child abuse.