Credentialing & Privileging | 02.04.20
Yale New Haven Hospital Requiring Cognitive Testing for Older Doctors
WTNH News 8 (01/24/20) Ramirez II, Hector
Yale New Haven Hospital is taking steps to ensure its older physicians are not cognitively impaired. For the past four years, Yale has been giving neurological and eye exams to doctors and clinicians 70 years or older. A final report was recently released and found that 87% of the candidates passed, with 18 doctors retiring after the evaluation. Yale launched the cognitive screening as part of its medical license re-credentialing process. The tests assess everything from problem solving ability to memory to decision making.
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