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U.S. News & World Report ranks Yale New Haven Hospital as top in the state of Connecticut
Yale New Haven Hospital (YNHH) continues to rank among the top U.S. hospitals according to U.S. News & World Report’s annual “America’s Best Hospitals” listing. Of the nearly 5,000 hospitals surveyed, YNHH ranks nationally in 9 of 16 specialties.

“It is an honor and privilege to be once again, named to the U.S. News & World Report ‘America’s Best Hospitals’ listing,” said Keith Churchwell, President, Yale New Haven Hospital. “Our world-class staff can take a great deal of pride and satisfaction in this national recognition. We are proud to provide the highest level of care to patients and families hand-in-hand with innovative research in an academic clinical setting. This accomplishment and recognition on the U.S. News list of best hospitals is a direct reflection of our commitment to those we care for and the hard work which makes that care possible.”

Yale New Haven Hospital Psychiatry program was ranked at #8. In addition, YNHH also ranked well in Gynecology (#23), Geriatrics (#29), Pulmonology (#30), Diabetes and Endocrinology as well as Ear, Nose and Throat (both at # 32), Gastroenterology (#45), Urology (#47) and Neurology and Neurosurgery (#49). Read More
Biotech Beams, Dreams Rise On College St.
A new bioscience tower has begun taking shape, and a vision of New Haven’s jobs future along with it.

The $250 million, 10-story, 500,000 square-foot life sciences research and lab project is rising on the grave of a filled-in former mini-highway-to-nowhere Route 34 Connector, on a newly reclaimed block bordered by MLK Boulevard, College Street, South Frontage Road, and Temple Street.

Thirteen months after breaking ground, builder Carter Winstanley returned to the site along with state and local officials Tuesday to report that the project is on time, on budget, and already 90 percent leased. The new building is directly across from another biosciences tower Winstanley previously built at 100 College St. Read More
Preparedness Planning for Your Business
Businesses and their staff face a variety of hazards:

  • Natural hazards like floods, hurricanes, tornadoes, and earthquakes.
  • Health hazards such as widespread and serious illnesses like the flu.
  • Human-caused hazards including accidents and acts of violence.
  • Technology-related hazards like power outages and equipment failure.

There is much that a business leader can do to prepare his or her organization for the most likely hazards. The Ready Business program helps business leaders make a preparedness plan to get ready for these hazards. Read More
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NOTICE OF JOB OPENING: The South Central Regional Council of Governments (SCRCOG) seeks a qualified person for the regional planner position. Read More