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For the year 1998. Year ending September 30, 1998.

Publication Date

Spring 4-1-1999


Magnani & McCormick


New Haven, CT


YNHH history. Milestones. Surgery. Medicine. Genomes. Transportation. Telephone. Telemedicine. Smart T-shirt. Technology. X-ray. CT and MRI scans. Radiology. Laboratory Medicine. Pharmaceuticals. Vaccines. Obstetrics. Pediatrics. Nurses. Allied health professionals. Spanish-American War. Managed care. Neuroangiography suite in diagnostic imaging. Bone marrow and stem cell transplantation program. Psychiatric day treatment. Cardiac stress testing. Care facilities. Emergency Department’s Caring Culture program. Center for Outcomes Research and Evaluation (CORE). Managing to the Market (MT). Medical education. Clinical research. Hill Housing Rehabilitation Project. Awards. Yale-New Haven Health System (YNHHS). Dr. Jonathan Knight. Development.


The title of this annual report is “At the Turn of the Century.” This is the first in a trilogy of reports outlining the history of YNHH leading up to the hospitals 175th anniversary in 2001. The beginning of the report includes a page of milestones at YNHH and a brief comparison of the hospital of 1898 to that of 1998. Then and now comparisons include: surgery and medicine, transportation and technology, x-rays, laboratory medicine, pharmaceuticals, childbirth, pediatrics, nurses, allied health professionals, statistics, and war. The year-end message can be found on page 14. Managing to the Market (MTM) was initiated during the year to control cost and enhance quality of care.

Images: Combination of historic and current images from the topics mentioned above as well as images of hospital buildings.

At the Turn of the Century  1998 Yale-New Haven Hospital Annual Report