Yale Physicians Reflect on Covid, Three Years Later
It’s been more than three years since the COVID pandemic began, causing over six million deaths worldwide (as of April 2023). While things have largely returned to normal thanks to vaccines, lockdowns, and public health measures and with the Public Health Emergency recently ending, life is a “new normal.” No one who has come out on the other side of the height of the pandemic has remained unaffected, whether physically, emotionally, or both. This is particularly true for the frontline healthcare workers who cared for very sick patients despite the fear of becoming ill themselves.
Gender and Connecting with Your Health Provider: A Q&A with Dr. Christine J. Ko
Recently, Dr. Christine J Ko wrote a book, published by Routledge, titled “How to Improve Doctor-Patient Connection.” We chatted with Dr. Ko to get her insight into the roles psychology and gender play in health care interactions.
Taking Care with Language to Take Better Care of Patients
How medical providers describe their patients in electronic records can have significant effects on their patients’ care. Two recent studies offer new insight and present an opportunity to improve health outcomes by eliminating negative descriptions.
Yale Pathology Joins in Celebration of National Patient Safety Awareness Week
The medical professionals in the Department of Pathology at Yale School of Medicine are joining their colleagues throughout the Yale New Haven Health System and across the country in celebrating National Patient Safety Awareness Week, March 13-19.
Efforts By Andrea Barbieri, MD, and Kristen Tupay Highlight Continuous Focus on Safety at Yale Pathology
Two recent efforts by Yale Pathology Department professionals highlight the continuous focus on patient and staff safety at Yale Pathology and within the Yale New Haven Hospital System (YNHHS).
Physicians at Yale New Haven Psychiatric Hospital Launch Telehealth Services in Response to COVID-19
When the COVID-19 pandemic began forcing people across the state and nation into self-imposed quarantine earlier this spring, the care providers and staff at Yale New Haven Psychiatry Hospital (YNHPH) knew they had to find innovative ways to continue providing services to patients — regardless of whether they could meet in person.
Borgstrom and Yale New Haven Health Help Guide a Hard-hit Portion of Connecticut Through Perilous Times
In addition to advising Governor Lamont’s administration on the state’s health response, Borgstrom and other members of the Health Response Team make sure that allocations of equipment, facilities, and personnel in suddenly overburdened health facilities meet the needs of patients.