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Jul 3, 2023

By Kaitlin Throgmorton
Access to American Hospital Association (AHA) Data After years of requests for American Hospital Association (AHA) data, the Medical and Marx libraries at Yale have made access to this important U.S. hospital data available for all Yale affiliates. Containing multiple decades of annual survey and supplemental datasets, this data resource provides information about U.S. hospitals' organizational structure, service lines, utilization, finances, insurance and payment models, and staffing,... Read More

Jan 6, 2022

By Melissa Grafe
         The Medical Historical Library is the new home for a large collection of approximately 3,800 short published works on topics related to child welfare used by Arnold Gesell and the staff of the Yale Child Study Center as a reference collection. Topics include children and the war; day care centers; education; infant mortality; juvenile delinquency; intellectual disability and the eugenics movement; mental health; mental illness; nurseries; and nutrition. A portion of collection... Read More

Jan 3, 2022

By Melissa Grafe
   The Medical Historical Library is pleased to announce a new gift of patient records from Boston’s Waltham Hospital (which closed in 2003) dating from 1889 to 1897. Within 7 bound volumes are what are now called progress notes, operative reports, pathology reports, and medication records written by attending physicians. The volumes provide a snapshot of patient care, disease, and medicine in late 19th century Massachusetts. The collection is a generous gift of Alan M. Engler, M.D.; Yale... Read More