YNHH sole Connecticut hospital nationally ranked by U.S. News & World Report

YNHH sole Connecticut hospital nationally ranked by <em>U.S. News & World Report</em>

Yale-New Haven Hospital continues to rank among the top U.S. hospitals, according to U.S. News & World Report's annual "America's Best Hospitals." Of the nearly 5,000 hospitals surveyed, YNHH ranks nationally in 10 of 16 specialties.

In sixth place, diabetes and endocrinology again ranks in the nation's top 10, while psychiatry is at #11, gynecology at #14, and gastroenterology and GI surgery at #18. YNHH is also the only Connecticut hospital to be included in the U.S. News & World Report national listings and is among the highest ranked in the region.

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Morning Safety Report generates change, efficiently

Morning Safety Report generates change, efficiently

On a Thursday morning in late June, one of Yale- New Haven's most efficient meetings began promptly at 8 a.m. It was over by 8:15. The meeting, called Morning Safety Report (MSR), has been repeated every day since September 12, 2012, when the Hospital of Saint Raphael integrated with Yale-New Haven.

Every morning, about 40 people gather in the Smilow fifth floor conference room and another 20 in the Selina Lewis conference room, both outfitted with videoconference equipment. There, led by the administrator on call for the week, administrative and clinical hospital leaders from both campuses discuss safety events that have occurred — or nearly occurred — over the past 24 hours.

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