Information for Medical Staff

Medical Staff Bulletin

A monthly newsletter from the Office of the Chief of Staff to all members of the hospital's Medical Staff.

Medical Staff Bylaws and Rules & Regulations

The medical staff bylaws describe the governance structure of the medical staff and the qualifications and processes for credentialing and recredentialing as well as the general rules are applicable to Medical Staff members. (To receive a printed copy, contact Physician Services at 203.688.2615 or email us with your name and address.)

Medical Staff Health Policy

The Medical Board of Yale-New Haven Hospital has established a policy on Medical Staff health.  (To receive a printed copy, contact Physician Services at 203.688.2615.)

Hand Hygiene and Contact Precautions

This document contains the Hand Hygiene and Contact Precautions for Yale-New Haven Hospital medical staff.


MDlink is a secure Web portal that allows physicians and their practices to easily obtain clinical and administrative patient results from a variety of sources throughout Yale New Haven Health System. The service is highly secure and HIPAA compliant, and now boasts over 1,000 active physician users. It uses encrypted patient information and can be accessed using a biometric fingerprint reader. MDlink can be used to connect to remote clinical systems applications from each facility in the Yale New Haven Health System. MDlink can also be used as a communication tool between practices and a means of sending and receiving clinical referrals. A prescription writing tool is available within MDlink to help the physician, practice or clinic. For more information about MDlink, call 203.688.8844 or e-mail the MDlink team..

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