PTO cash-in election deadline is Dec. 12

PTO cash-in election deadline is Dec. 12

Considering or planning on cashing in PTO hours?

This fall, you have two options — a special 2014 one-time cash-in and the regular cash-in for 2015. Here are important tips and reminders:

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Patient Experience Conference shines light on needs of patients and healthcare providers

Patient Experience Conference shines light on needs of patients and healthcare providers

It was a year of firsts for the 2014 Patient Experience Conference Oct. 30. Employees shattered attendance records, as a crowd of 1,000 from Yale New Haven Health System gathered at Webster Bank Arena, Bridgeport, for a day-long focus on patient-centered care. Also, for the first time in the conference's 14 years, teams from YNHHS submitted project abstracts for the poster presentation.

Greeting the audience, Marna Borgstrom, president and CEO of YNHHS, commented on the wealth of information shared through team projects. "With the ever-changing healthcare landscape we need strategies that are innovative and well grounded, that demonstrate both compassionate care and being patient centered," Borgstrom said. She encouraged staff to visit the 68 poster presentations and "prepare to be inspired and energized."

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