Fetal Care Team Heals Baby Boy
When Lauren McDonough began experiencing contractions midway into her first pregnancy, her doctor suspected that everyday stress might be the cause. But, says McDonough, when those contractions became her “constant companion,” her stress turned into real worry.Source: Yale Medicine
New hope for HIV patients who need organ transplants
HIV-positive patients are now gaining access to more donated organs—from people who had HIV. Thirteen institutions nationwide have been granted permission to conduct clinical trials of such organ transplants as of November 2016. Yale Medicine is the first in New England to receive approval.Source: Yale Medicine
Sen appointed Medical Director for Cardiac Transplantation and Mechanical Circulatory Support Program
Yale Cardiovascular Medicine and the Yale New Haven Health Heart and Vascular Center are pleased to announce the formal appointment of Sounok Sen, MD, as the new Medical Director of the Cardiac Transplantation and Mechanical Circulatory Support Program.
Electronic Health Records Can Improve the Organ Donation Process
An initiative conducted by New England Donor Services (NEDS) and Yale New Haven Health to streamline the process for identifying potential organ donors for patients needing transplants offers practical insights for other organizations that are seeking to tap the power of EHRs.Source: Harvard Business Review
YNHH and YSM’s Graduate Medical Education More Than Doubles Number of Students Underrepresented in Medicine
This year, 24% of new residents in Yale New Haven Hospital (YNNH) and Yale School of Medicine (YSM)’s Graduate Medical Education programs are from backgrounds underrepresented in medicine (URiM), more than double last year’s figures.
New Clinical Trial Evaluates Cardiovascular Outcomes in Tricuspid Valve Repair Without Open Heart Surgery
Investigators at the Yale School of Medicine are participating in an international study to evaluate the clinical outcomes of TriClip, the first non-surgical minimally invasive tricuspid valve repair device developed by Abbott.