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Sept. 19, 2019

genetic

Technique is a “game-changer” in identifying and treating genetic illnesses

At Yale New Haven Children’s Hospital, the frontiers of human genetics are being advanced through rapid whole genome sequencing, a technique that allows physicians insight into the causes of previously undiagnosed diseases and provides information for improving patient outcomes.

advance directives

Initiative makes it easier for YNHHS to help patients who can’t speak for themselves

What happens when a patient becomes too ill make medical decisions for him- or herself? If the patient previously completed advance directives forms and named a healthcare representative to make those decisions, hospital staff work with ...