YNHH turns up the HEAT to create the Healing Environment for patients and families

YNHH turns up the HEAT to create the Healing Environment for patients and families

Patients are clear about how they perceive their hospitalization or outpatient experience at Yale- New Haven Hospital. They share their opinions through regular surveys conducted by the government (HCAHPS) and by Press Ganey. For the past 18 months, CMS (the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid) has posted patient responses on the web so the public can compare hospitals in a variety of important areas. In addition, CMS is also reimbursing hospitals based on how patients grade their experience at the hospital.

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Five YNHCH specialties are recognized by U.S. News & World Report

Five YNHCH specialties are recognized by U.S. News & World Report

Yale-New Haven Children's Hospital has been ranked among the best in the nation for five of its pediatric subspecialties in the 2013-14 Best Children's Hospitals rankings, published online by U.S. News & World Report. YNHCH ranked in diabetes and endocrinology (#4); gastroenterology (#25); cancer (#31); urology (#37); and pulmonology (#44). This is the third consecutive year that at least five YNHCH specialties are ranked by the magazine.

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