Training begins for Epic “double upgrade”
On Oct. 20, Yale New Haven Health is scheduled to launch a twoversion
upgrade of Epic that will make it easier to access and edit
key information and perform a variety of functions. Training is now
available at http://dept.ynhh.org/its/epicupgrade/. The site includes
training materials organized by the user’s role and specialty, videos,
tips and tricks and the Epic playground, with 2018 upgrade content
users can explore.
The upgrade will include:
- More readable and useful after-visit summaries for patients
- The ability to sign orders to multiple pharmacies in a single window
- On-the-spot editing for Notes in SmartSets
- Easier-to-read medication reconciliation information
For more information, email [email protected].
Language Celebration Day to feature talk on cultural competence
and patient-centered care
The YNHH Diversity and Inclusion Council and Language Services
department will mark Language Celebration Day Friday, Sept. 28,
with information tables in the cafeteria entrances at both campuses
and a talk by international healthcare consultant Cindy Roat on how
language and cultural awareness are important to patient-centered
care. The talk will be 9 am - noon, East Pavilion cafeteria special
events area, York Street Campus, and 1 - 4 pm, Selina Lewis
Multipurpose Room, Saint Raphael Campus.
Diversity and inclusion workshop Oct. 5
All are invited to “Artistic Expressions of Transgender Youth,” a free
diversity and inclusion workshop with Tony Ferraiolo, transgender
youth advocate/trainer and author. The event will be noon - 2 pm
Friday, October 5, Baker Auditorium, Lawrence + Memorial Hospital,
New London. Lunch will be served. The first 50 people will receive
a free copy of Ferraiolo’s new book and have it signed after the
event. Employees may register on Employee Self Service. For more
information, call 203-502-6553.
Bakers wanted for United Way Cupcake Wars
YNHH is looking for bakers to participate in the 6th Annual Cupcake
Wars in November. The event helps raise funds for and awareness
about United Way of Greater New Haven’s work in the community.
This year’s event will also benefit Icing Smiles, a nonprofit
organization that provides custom cakes and other treats to families
impacted by a child’s critical illness. Twenty baker slots are available
for the competition and will be given on a first-come, first-served
basis. To enter, email [email protected] by Oct. 19. Two
competition winners will receive gift baskets. Save the date for
Cupcake Wars, noon - 2 pm Thursday, Nov. 1, East Pavilion cafeteria
special events area, YSC.
YNHH named top hospital for diversity
BlackDoctor.org recently listed YNHH among its 2018 Top Hospitals
for Diversity. Hospitals on the list were recognized for delivering
the highest-quality care while promoting equity and inclusion in
operations, programs, services and staffing. BlackDoctor.org is a
health resource for African-Americans.
Upcoming health lectures and events
To register, visit www.ynhh.org/events.
- A Concussion Overview:
7 - 8 pm Wednesday, Sept. 26
Old Saybrook Medical Center
633 Middlesex Turnpike