York Street campus epic-center of third-largest Epic go-live

York Street campus epic-center of third-largest Epic go-live

In July 2010, Yale New Haven Health System announced that it would implement the Epic system which would provide each of its patients with one patient number and one electronic medical record. This record allows staff to securely access each patient's information online and ultimately will support improved patient care throughout YNHHS. Since that 2010 announcement, an Epic Implementation Team was formed; the Epic clinical and administrative systems were built to support all of YNHHS, the Yale Medical Group and many private practice physicians; the Greenwich delivery network went "live" as did many physician practices; and detailed planning prepared the YNHH delivery network for the third largest "go-live" in Epic's history.

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In first year, livingwellCARES helping employees with diabetes

In first year, livingwellCARES helping employees with diabetes

Eight years ago, Toney Marguy — a two-pack-a-day smoker — got so much help from the hospital’s smoking cessation program that he was able to quit the habit after 39 years. When livingwellCARES debuted last year to help employees and their adult dependent children manage their diabetes, the nurse who helped him stop smoking called Marguy, a diabetic, and encouraged him to look into the new program.

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