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June 17 Benefits Hot Topic webinar to discuss the role of primary care providers

Learn how primary care providers play an important part in your healthcare journey as trusted medical and clinical advisors. Zoom in for the Benefits Hot Topic webinar, 10 am Thursday, June 17. The session features Karen Brown, MD, medical director, Primary Care, Northeast Medical Group. Moderators are Linda LaFortune, director, YNHHS Benefits, and Marge Stehman, manager, HR Connect.
 
Employees will learn:
  • Why primary care providers are important members of your healthcare team
  • How to find a primary care provider in the Tier 1 Signature Network
Panelists will also answer questions during an open Q&A. Visit the employee intranet for the Zoom meeting link. Employees are welcome to share the webinar link with family members.

 

YNHH now offering in-person Infant/Child CPR classes 

Designed for new or expectant parents, grandparents and caregivers, CPR classes teach the basics of infant/child cardiopulmonary resuscitation and how to help a choking infant or child. Participants should sign up two months before the baby’s due date. This is not a certifcation course. The fee is $50. For dates and times, visit www.ynhh.org/events.

 

YNHHS named to DiversityInc’s Top Hospitals & Health Systems list 

For the second year in a row, Yale New Haven Health has been ranked among the best health systems in the nation for diversity, equity and inclusion. The 2021 DiversityInc Top Hospitals & Health Systems list ranks YNHHS #10. The award recognizes a number of YNHHS efforts, including hiring, retaining and promoting women, minorities, people with disabilities, people who are LGBTQ and veterans. YNHHS’ Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion oversees a diversity and inclusion strategy and partners with diversity councils at each delivery network. YNHHS also supports education and awareness with classes for staff and the “Let’s Talk” events, designed to foster inclusion by establishing a culture that values diversity. The DiversityInc Top 50 Survey is the leading assessment of diversity management in corporate America. For more information or to view the complete lists, visit www.diversityinc.com