Health care and social services are being improved by balancing innovative digital technology with an individual’s need for compassion and respect, Dr. Lawrence Rosenberg, President and CEO of CIUSSS West-Central Montreal, said at the healthcare network’s Public Information Meeting.
Alan Maislin has had his term renewed as President of the Board of Directors of CIUSSS West-Central Montreal until September 2022. He says he is honoured by the reappointment and is looking forward to continuing the important work of the Board.
Coping with the high volume of emergency patients and preventing the spread of infection were the focus of attention on June 25 during a visit to the JGH by Danielle McCann, Minister of Health and Social Services.
Amid singing and celebration, as well as a few moments of solemnity, a Torah scroll that has been associated with the family of Dr. Lawrence Rosenberg for at least 80 years was dedicated to the JGH chapel on May 19.
Person-centred care, in which the healthcare user’s perspective is crucial to high-quality care, will assume increasing importance in CIUSSS West-Central Montreal, members of the public were told at the network’s third annual Public Information Meeting.
Giving top priority to the needs of patients and other healthcare users has always been and continues to be the top priority of CIUSSS West-Central Montreal, says Alan Maislin, President of the CIUSSS Board of Directors.
A $200 million commitment by the Government of Quebec is enabling the JGH to proceed with extensive renovations to areas of the hospital that were vacated when many departments and services moved to Pavilion K.
Researchers in the Lady Davis Institute are among investigators from across Canada who will share in new federal funding of $2.5 million for research into various types of dementia, including Alzheimer’s disease.
The President and CEO of CIUSSS West-Central Montreal has urged members of the public to come forward with comments, questions and criticism about any aspect of the healthcare network’s performance.