In the Emergency Department’s Psychiatry lounge, Dr. Judy Glass (right) chats with Emergency Psychiatry Nurse Johane Celestin.
Feature articlesSpring 2015

Easing tensions in new Emergency Psychiatry area

Chalk up another benefit of the Emergency Department’s move to new facilities in Pavilion K: The number of Code Whites—the designation for a violent incident—has declined among emergency psychiatry patients.

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Allen Rubin, President of the JGH Board of Governors
Fall 2014Feature articles

Allen F. Rubin becomes JGH President

In 2001, life took an unexpected turn for Allen Rubin. For well over a decade, he had found great satisfaction in raising funds and sitting on the boards of various local organizations and institutions. But the moment his participation in the JGH began, he knew he had arrived somewhere special.

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Rick Dubrovsky
Fall 2014Feature articles

JGH’s achievements under Rick Dubrovsky’s leadership

In stepping down as JGH President, Rick Dubrovsky has completed a three-year term—2011 to 2014, one year longer than customary—that provided continuity of leadership in 2013 when Dr. Lawrence Rosenberg succeeded Dr. Hartley Stern as Executive Director.

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Dr. David Zukor, JGH Chief of Orthopedic Surgery, shows Stephen Leopold the type of implant that was used in the hip-replacement surgery that proved to be such a positive experience for him.
Fall 2014Feature articles

Taking compassionate care to the next level

Imagine that you’ve decided to visit a restaurant where the food is said to be superb. And the moment you take your first bite, you’re in gastronomic heaven! Yet, when the evening is over, you vow never to return.

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With her cancer in remission, Mei-Lin Yee gets a follow-up examination from her oncologist, Dr. Lawrence Panasci.
Fall 2014Feature articles

From Orthopedics to Oncology, the human touch makes all the difference

Left hip versus right hip: That’s all it takes for Stephen Leopold to recall, with conflicting feelings of pain and delight, what can transform a patient experience from excruciating (at an American hospital) to exceptional (at the Jewish General Hospital).

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Feature articles
Fall 2014Feature articles

When the patient experience ends in disappointment

It seemed almost like a scene out of a suspense film—except that for Shirley Freedman Rapoport, her feelings of insecurity, isolation and vulnerability were frighteningly real.

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