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.
Homeless People Are Among the Most Vulnerable to the Coronavirus. Yale Psychiatry's Lo is Making Sure They Still Receive Care Amid the Pandemic.
The homeless are among one of the most vulnerable groups of people impacted by COVID-19. That means providing care to the homeless is even more vital amid a pandemic. To meet that need, Emma Lo, MD, Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and attending physician for the Street Psychiatry program at the Connecticut Mental Health Center (CMHC), has been continuing her work even in the face of challenges presented by the statewide stay-at-home order and social distancing.