April 2014
From the Medical Staff Office
Feature Story
February was a sad month for the department of Surgery with the passing of three long-time members – Hal Abrams, Elwood Ireland and Walter Pleban.
In this issue...
New quarters for the Gynecologic Oncology and Urogynecology specialty clinics and MedEase ambulatory medicine unit on the first floor of the hospital’s Perry Building officially opened Wednesday, March 5, with a ribbon-cutting.

Yale New Haven Health System and Northeast Medical Group (NEMG) signed an asset purchase agreement with PriMed, a physician practice based primarily in Fairfield County, on Feb. 14. NEMG will acquire PriMed’s assets and operate the practices under NEMG’s organizational structure.

Howard Taubin, MD, former Gastroenterology section chief and current member of the hospital board, recently received the 2014 American Gastroenterological Association (AGA) distinguished clinician award in the private practice category...

Earn credits toward your state-mandated and other courses at a discounted price by visiting the Yale continuing medical education website (www.come.yale.edu) and following these simple steps.

The Bridgeport Hospital Outpatient Radiology network opened a new, fifth center at 5520 Park Avenue, Suite 200, in Trumbull on March 13. Hours are Monday – Friday, 8:30 am – 5 pm.

Yale New Haven Health System has reached a partnership agreement with Tenet Healthcare that will support Yale New Haven Health System’s goal of providing accessible, patient-centered care in association with local community hospitals throughout the region.

Yale New Haven Health is in the midst of system-wide preparations to make the transition from the old ICD-9 coding system to the new, federally mandated ICD-10 codes for patient diagnoses, procedures and surgeries.

Laura Nasufi is the new Medical Staff Office credentialing specialist, transitioning from data coordinator. She is responsible for all new applications to the medical staff.

Patients treated at the Trumbull Radiation Oncology Center, 5520 Park Avenue, Trumbull, now benefit from a variety of programs recently added by the facility’s staff, led by Sheida Mani, MD, chief of Bridgeport Hospital’s Radiation Oncology ...

Scanned documents, including consent forms and documents from other hospitals, are in Chart Review in Epic, in the Media tab.