The right tools make all the difference

The right tools make all the difference

You might not think adhesive tape would make much difference in patient satisfaction.

But a Yale New Haven Health System committee researching different types of IV insertion kits has found a kit that, among other advantages, uses an adhesive that better secures IV tubes to patients' arms. There's less chance the IV will come out, so care providers don't have to re-start IVs as often, which helps them work more safely and efficiently and use fewer supplies.

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Benefits fairs will help employees make choices for 2015

Benefits fairs will help employees make choices for 2015

Employees will choose their 2015 benefi ts during open enrollment, Monday, Oct. 27, through Friday, Nov. 14. During this period, all benefi ts-eligible employees must go online at http://www.ynhhsbenefits.com and enroll for medical coverage and other voluntary benefits.

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