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Patients and Visitors


Experience. Innovation. Tradition. Excellence. These are just a few of the many reasons that Yale New Haven Hospital consistently ranks among the best hospitals in the United States.

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Please note: Visitor policies have changed to address the spread of the COVID-19 virus. Please review our visitor guidelines page for more information. Updates on the COVID-19 outbreak are available from Yale New Haven Health.


What to Expect as a Patient

Thank you for choosing Yale New Haven Hospital for your healthcare needs. We work hard every day to meet—and exceed—your needs and expectations.

Patient Rights & Responsibilities

Yale New Haven Hospital supports the rights of all patients and expects its staff and physicians to observe and protect these rights as a part of patient care.

Information for Visitors

Yale New Haven Hospital welcomes and encourages family and friends to visit patients. In fact, we believe that spending time with loved ones is a powerful part of the healing process.

Billing Information & Medical Records

Patient Information and Communications

At Yale New Haven Hospital, we believe visits and contact with family and friends is an important part of the healing process for our patients. Here is all the information you need to contact or send letters, email or gifts loved ones staying.

How to contact a patient