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hemodialysis unit swings into operation at the Jewish General Hospital this fall, replacing the pair of cramped and outdated facilities that patients and staff have endured for years.

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Speaking at a Hope & Cope meeting, Daniel Opoku, a cancer survivor, describes the stresses that young adults face in dealing with cancer.
NewsNovember 2016

JGH praised for attention to needs of young adults with cancer

The Segal Cancer Centre at the JGH has distinguished itself as the only medical centre in Quebec to serve the needs of adolescents and young adults with cancer by providing a dedicated clinic staffed by a multi-disciplinary team.

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Howard Dermer
NewsNovember 2016

Howard Dermer elected President of JGH Board of Governors

Howard Dermer, a long-time supporter of the JGH and former Chair of the JGH Foundation, has been elected President of the hospital’s Board of Governors.

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Electric
NewsOctober 2016

Electric cars get jolts from the JGH’s volts

The JGH has plugged into the future of transportation, with the installation this past summer of four free charging stations for electric vehicles.

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Participants put their best feet—and shoes—forward in the OneWalk to Conquer Cancer.
NewsOctober 2016

OneWalk #1 is 1-derful

The first edition of OneWalk to Conquer Cancer raised $1.6 million in support of the Segal Cancer Centre at the JGH.

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