Yale Practice

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