Bryan Highbloom (right), former Music Therapist at the JGH, put in a guest appearance during the most recent JGH Jazz Festival.
July 2017News

High notes ring out at JGH Jazz Festival

The JGH Jazz Festival returned in June for its 18th melodious edition, featuring a week of lunch-hour performances by members of hospital staff and guest musicians.

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In the recovery room of the Academic Cataract Centre, Claire Lenet receives instructions from Nursing Assistant Francine Mwimbi about the post-surgical care of her right eye.
May 2017News

Cataract centre garners stellar reviews from satisfied patients

Patients who were surveyed about their care in the JGH’s Academic Cataract Centre have turned in glowing reviews of their experiences.

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Dr. Johanna Choremis (centre) prepares to perform a corneal transplant, assisted by Dr. Josh Ramkissoon (right) and Philippe Marcoux, an ophthalmological nurse.
May 2017News

Better vision, faster recovery with new corneal transplant

The JGH has begun performing a new type of corneal transplant that improves vision and allows patients to recover more quickly, with less chance of tissue rejection.

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Nurse Joanne Daigle checks the condition of an infant in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit.
May 2017News

JGH shares in major nursing grant to improve neonatal intensive care

The Jewish General Hospital is among six Quebec hospitals and four universities that are sharing a grant of $250,000 to improve nursing care in intensive care units for premature infants and their families.

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Top Employer
May 2017News

Take 5! JGH named a top employer for fifth straight year

For the fifth year in a row, the JGH has been named one of Montreal’s top employers.

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In a news conference at the JGH, Gaétan Barrette announces additional spending for operating rooms.
May 2017News

JGH praised by health minister for efficient performance

Dr. Gaétan Barrette, Minister of Health and Social Services, has commended the JGH for its high level of performance and efficiency.

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Dr. Marc Afilalo (right), JGH Chief of Emergency Services, discusses health care with Rabbi Yaakov Litzman, accompanied by Dr. Lawrence Rosenberg (centre, in red tie) and Alan Maislin (left).
May 2017News

Strengthening healthcare ties with Israel

Canadian and Israeli strategies for controlling budgets and reducing waiting times were compared and explored on November 23, 2016, during a visit to the JGH by Rabbi Yaakov Litzman, Israel’s Minister of Health.

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NewsNovember 2016

Top award for project management in construction of Pavilion K

One of Quebec’s top prizes for project management has been awarded to the JGH for its multi-year process of planning, budgeting and overseeing the construction of Pavilion K.

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In the physiotherapy room of the JGH Edmond J. Safra Stroke Centre, Bela Erdoskarpaty chats about his treatment with Fabienne Germeil.
NewsNovember 2016

JGH gains upgraded status for stroke treatment

The JGH has been designated by the government as a secondary stroke treatment centre, which indicates that the hospital has moved to a higher level of expertise and performance.

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In the new Sandra and Steven Mintz Nephrology Centre, Steve Kakavas receives treatment from Nurse Vashti Kissoon (right), with assistance from his wife, Eugenia, a JGH volunteer.
NewsOctober 2016

New hemodialysis unit replaces “antiquated” facilities

A large, modern and unified hemodialysis unit swings into operation at the Jewish General Hospital this fall, replacing the pair of cramped and outdated facilities that patients and staff have endured for years.

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