Yale New Haven Health
Yale-New Haven Hospital (YNHH) is a 944-bed tertiary referral center which includes Smilow Cancer Hospital at Yale-New Haven, the 201-bed Yale-New Haven Children's Hospital and the 76-bed Yale-New Haven Psychiatric Hospital. The primary teaching hospital for Yale School of Medicine (YSM), Yale-New Haven's medical staff is enhanced by supervised house staff physicians (residents) and fellows who add around-the-clock coverage and sharp, inquisitive minds to patient care. In 2009, 677 residents and 313 fellows were part of the patient care team.Yale-New Haven regularly ranks among the best hospitals in the U.S. and is accredited by the Joint Commission on the Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO). Relying on the skills of approximately 2,200 university-based and community physicians practicing more than 100 medical specialties, Yale-New Haven, Smilow Cancer Hospital, the Children's Hospital and the Psychiatric Hospital provided services for more than 610,000 outpatient and emergency visits; and 54,500 discharges in 2009. In addition, Yale-New Haven is the second largest employer in the area with more than 7,000 employees.Yale-New Haven receives national and international referrals and, in conjunction with YSM and the Yale Cancer Center, is nationally recognized for its commitment to teaching and clinical research. The National Institutes of Health have recognized these facilities for the excellence of the Cancer Prevention Research Unit, Cancer Information Service Center, Comprehensive Cancer Service, Digestive Disease Research Center, Child Health Research Center, Children's and Adults' Clinical Research Centers and Claude D. Pepper Older Americans Independence Center.
(Yale New-Haven Health, http://www.ynhh.org/about-us/default.aspx, 2010, About Us)