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Caregivers celebrated on both campuses, Nov. 12 and 15

Patient care associates, clinical technicians, EDTAs, ER technicians, medical assistants, Diagnostic Radiology technical associates and Radiology technical assistants will be recognized with celebrations on both campuses during the week of November 12. The annual celebration will take place on Monday, November 12, 1-3 p.m. in the Park Street Auditorium. On Thursday, November 15, celebrations for each campus will take place. On the York Street Campus, a breakfast for PCAs, EDTAs, medical assistants and Diagnostic Radiology technical associates will be held in Max Taffel, 6-8 a.m. In the Café conference room on the Chapel Street Campus, a breakfast for clinical technicians, emergency room technicians, medical assistants and Radiology technical associates will be held 6:30-8 a.m.; cookies and brownies will be served 2-3:30 p.m. Free flu shots at CVS for employees' adult dependents Adult dependents of Yale New Haven Health System employees who are covered by the YNHHS medical may receiv

Printing services moves to centralized site

After a competitive bid process, Yale New Haven Health System has awarded WorkflowOne — a national print management service experienced in working with healthcare organizations — a contract to provide printing services to its three hospitals and Northeast Medical Group. The new off-site service will reduce printing costs and maintain a high level of customer service and efficiency. WorkflowOne will provide print, copy and document services, including forms, business cards, envelopes and labels. Most employees who are frequent users of printing services have already received WorkflowOne training. Employees who want to order documents from the new center must have a user ID and password in order to access WorkflowOne's online print shop site. Employees who need user IDs, passwords or training may arrange department or off-site training by calling 855-773-5303.

Photo ID hours on Saint Raphael Campus

The hours of Saint Raphael Campus Photo ID Office have changed. The new hours are: Monday-Wednesday and Friday: 8 a.m-4 p.m.; Thursday: 7 a.m.-7 p.m.; and Saturday: 9 a.m.-1 p.m. The Photo ID Office is located in the McGivney Cancer Center building first floor.

Service Excellence conference rescheduled for Monday, Nov. 19

Due to Hurricane Sandy, the 2012 Yale New Haven Health System Service Excellence Conference has been rescheduled. It will be held on Monday, Nov. 19 at the Aqua Turf Club in Southington. Registration and breakfast begin at 8:30 a.m.; the program begins at 9:30. Employees may register through Employee Self Service. For those who were registered to attend the Oct. 29 event, their registration will automatically be moved to the Nov. 19 date. If employees were registered for Oct. 29 and cannot attend on Nov. 19, they should go into ESS and withdraw from the conference. Employees who have questions may contact Jeannette Hodge, director, Patient Relations, Volunteer and Guest Services, at jeannette.hodge@ynhh.org.

Intercampus shuttle now operates 24/7

For the convenience of staff members traveling between the two campuses of Yale-New Haven Hospital, the intercampus shuttle now runs 24 hours/day, seven days/week. The intercampus shuttle bus operates to and from the stop at York and Cedar to the McGivney Cancer Center stop on the SRC. Employees may check on the real-time location of the intercampus shuttle and all other shuttles by going to www.ynhhbus.org. Employees may also download the free iPhone or Android apps and select YNHH and the intercampus shuttle route. Both are available at www.ynhhbus.org/m.

Mutual Respect thankful for Thanksgiving donations

The Mutual Respect Committee (MRC) has organized a Thanksgiving food drive which will run through Monday, Nov. 19. Employees may place non-perishable food items in the collection boxes located on both the York Street and Chapel Street campuses. Departments may also arrange a pick-up by calling Andy Orefice, program coordinator, Community and Government Relations, at 688-5671, or committee chair Don Gentile, patient and information referral specialist, Physician and Services Referral Center, at 688-8524. Committee members will deliver donations to Christian Community Action for distribution to those in need.

YNHH Phototherapy Center moves to 46 Prince St.

The hospital's Phototherapy Center has moved from its location in the Hunter Building at 15 York Street to 46 Prince St., Suite 109. The center offers narrow-band UVA and UVB light treatment for a variety of skin conditions, including dermatitis, eczema, psoriasis, scleroderma and vitiligo. The center treats infants, children and adults. The facility offers new equipment, private treatment rooms and free parking. Office hours are: Monday-Wednesday, 7 a.m.-4 p.m., Thursday, 7 a.m.-5 p.m., and Friday 7 a.m.-3 p. m. Its scheduling number is 688-1199.