Yale-New Haven Hospital (YNHH) was founded in 1826 as the first hospital in Connecticut and the fourth voluntary hospital in the nation, with 13 beds and an affiliation with the medical institution of Yale College, founded in 1810. The hospital’s name changed throughout the years to reflect new alliances, but the fundamental mission of the hospital stayed constant. Founded as a charitable institution for the care of the poor, the role of the hospital soon expanded to include care for the entire community.
Today, YNHH is a not-for-profit nationally recognized, 1,541-bed teaching hospital, located in New Haven, Connecticut. Affiliated with Yale Schools of Medicine and Nursing, Yale-New Haven’s two New Haven-based inpatient campuses includes Yale-New Haven Children’s Hospital, Yale-New Haven Psychiatric Hospital and Smilow Cancer Hospital. The hospital’sYork Street campus and associated ambulatory sites are Magnet-designated by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.
With a medical staff of approximately 4,800 university and community physicians, YNHH provides advanced treatment in a more than 100 medical specialties, including surgery, cardiology, cancer, pediatrics, geriatrics, women’s services, and neurology. YNHH is affiliated with Yale Cancer Center, one of the National Cancer Institute’s 41 comprehensive cancer centers in the country. YNHH is the flagship member of the Yale New Haven Health System, which also includes Bridgeport and Greenwich Hospitals and their affiliated organizations.
Every year, as part of our vital mission to promote health and wellness throughout the Greater New Haven region, YNHH sponsors, develops and participates in a wide variety of community based programs and services. During 2013, YNHH managed $386.0 million in financial and in-kind contributions through five wide-ranging programs - Guaranteeing Access to Care; Promoting Health and Wellness; Advancing Careers in Health Care; Creating Healthier Communities and Building Stronger Neighborhoods.
Yale-New Haven Hospital (YNHH) is a non-profit, 1,541-bed tertiary medical
center receiving national and international referrals. Yale-New Haven Hospital
includes Smilow Cancer Hospital
at Yale-New Haven, Yale-New Haven Children's
Hospital and Yale-New Haven
Relying on the skill and expertise of more than 4,500 university and community physicians and advanced practitioners, including more than 600 resident physicians, Yale-New Haven Hospital (YNHH) provides comprehensive, multidisciplinary, family-focused care in more than 100 medical specialty areas. As the primary teaching hospital for Yale School of Medicine (YSM), we have supervised physician residents and fellows supporting our medical staff by providing around-the-clock coverage and insightful, research-supported patient care.
Yale-New Haven Hospital regularly ranks among the best hospitals in the U.S. and is accredited by The Joint Commission. In conjunction with YSM and Yale Cancer Center, YNHH is nationally recognized for its commitment to teaching and clinical research.
In addition to providing quality medical care to patients and families, Yale-New Haven Hospital is the second largest employer in the New Haven area with more than 12,000 employees. We are also the flagship member of Yale New Haven Health System.
Yale-New Haven Hospital’s philanthropic goals support healthcare programs and hospital initiatives that fall within the scope of the hospital’s major service lines. These include: Heart & Vascular, Cancer, Pediatrics, Center for Musculoskeletal Health and Women’s Health. The hospital’s top philanthropic needs focus on capital costs at a time when technological advances and aging facilities require huge investments in the integrated infrastructure. Capital projects will facilitate excellent health care and clinical excellence in a setting that supports the central role of the family and the needs of the staff. In fulfilling our mission, we remain committed to support the health and well-being of the medically underserved members of our community by providing access to care and advocacy. The following projects have been identified as funding priorities:
1. Yale-New Haven Children’s Hospital - Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) expansion
2. Center for Musculoskeletal Health at YNHH
3. Smilow Cancer Hospital, Closer to Free
4. Heart and Vascular
Yale-New Haven Hospital cared for a record number of inpatients and outpatients in FY2013, enhanced access to and the breadth of a number of clinical services, added jobs, continued a System-wide investment in an integrated electronic medical record and continued to invest in our community; all while demonstrating responsible financial performance. In addition, Yale-New Haven successfully completed the acquisition of the Hospital of Saint Raphael and integrated its 3500 employees, its medical staff and clinical programs creating one of the largest hospitals in the United States. These accomplishments would not have been possible without the commitment of our employees and physicians and the support of our Board and leadership team, as well as our donors, friends and members of the community.
Being a Trustee of Yale-New Haven Hospital during a time when the Hospital grew from a large complex hospital operating 1044 beds to one of the largest in the country with 1541 beds and over 12,000 employees overnight was quite an experience. The Board of Trustees carefully evaluated and followed every aspect of the integration with the Hospital of Saint Raphael. In addition, the Board ensured that the Hospital remained focused on patient safety and clinical quality enhancements, operational enhancements, workforce investments and strong expense management. The opportunity to participate in such an historic integration, and at the same time successfully face the challenges of today’s healthcare environment, is a great privilege.
The Yale-New Haven Hospital Heart and Vascular Center is the largest provider of heart and vascular services in Connecticut and performs virtually all cardiac and vascular procedures currently available worldwide. The Cardiovascular Medicine Program delivers the full continuum of cardiac care. A multidisciplinary approach unites cardiovascular specialists in all aspects of cardiology care and is dedicated to restoring health to patients with all stages and types of heart disease, including many who believe they are without options.
Built in 2009, Smilow Cancer Hospital at Yale-New Haven is a partnership between Yale-New Haven Hospital, Yale School of Medicine and Yale Cancer Center that consolidates all of the hospital’s cancer services, both inpatient and outpatient, into a single world-class cancer hospital. The hospital brings together some of the nation’s best minds to develop new methods to prevent, diagnose and treat cancer. Multidisciplinary teams of professionals who specialize in specific types of cancer from one of Smilow’s 12 cancer programs meet to discuss each patient’s diagnosis and target therapy options to the genetic abnormality in a patient’s cancer, resulting in the development of a unique, comprehensive treatment plan for each patient.
From motherhood through menopause, Yale-New Haven Hospital is committed to meeting the specialized health care needs of women. We provide quality, comprehensive services for female patients of all ages. Our multidisciplinary, team of experts work together using the most technologically advanced, research-based methods to prevent, diagnose and treat medical issues unique to women--all in a safe, professional, family-friendly environment.
In 1993, Yale-New Haven Children’s Hospital and its NICU were built to cutting edge standards.YNHCH provides emergency, primary and preventive care to thousands of children. Promoting patient and family centric care, staff and doctors develop more focused, compassionate individualized courses of treatment.
The new Newborn Special Care project focuses on the need to redesign and build our 20-year old traditional ward style (open-bay) nursery Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) to meet today’s standards, which promote family-centered care within the physical space of the facility, as a necessary element of neonatal care. The new obstetrical and newborn care facility will feature family-centered design principles, enhanced program flexibility and advanced technologies. The project involves construction of four floors at YNHCH, which include NICU; Labor & Birth; OB/Triage/Recovery; and the Maternal Special Care Units.
The Hospital was recognized US News & World Report among the best hospitals in the country in ten adult and seven pediatric specialties. It was also recognized among the 100 best places to work in healthcare, a top company for executive women and one of the best workplaces for commuters.
It was recognized as a Level 4 Epilepsy Center, re-certified as an Advanced Primary Stroke Center and received LEED certification for the Smilow Cancer Hospital.
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