Y Access Line

SkyHealth helicopter can travel within a 200-mile radius of Yale New Haven Hospital to transport patients needing advanced emergency medical care. 
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Y Access Line offers a streamlined patient transfer service that ensures quick and easy admission to Yale New Haven Hospital. With one call – 888-964-4233 (888-YNHH-BED) – referring physicians can speak directly with an attending specialist for an immediate transfer. Trained paramedics assist with admission processing, bed assignment and critical care air transport, using Yale New Haven Health System’s inter-hospital emergency helicopter, SkyHealth, when necessary.

Scope of Service

  • 24-hour single access point for all patient transfers 
  • Quick connection to on-call attending specialists for patient transfers 
  • A dedicated physician referral director available for urgent appointments, hospital care or ambulatory evaluations 
  • Trained paramedics ready to expedite your request for a transfer