The magazine of the Jewish General Hospital

Spotlight feature

Members of the Digital Health team discuss the development of the Connected Health Record.
November 2022Spotlight feature

How the Connected Health Record helps ensure the right care at the right time in the right location

In part 2 of his Q&A conversation, Dr. Justin Cross explains why developing a Connected Health Record presents such significant challenges.

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News

In the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at the JGH, Mehdi Kdioui (seated) soothes his 11-week-old daughter, Radia, during an evaluation of the infant’s ability to swallow properly. After Radia has been bottle-fed, Dr. Carol Nhan (standing), a pediatric otolaryngologist, inserts a thin, flexible fibre-optic tube into the child’s nasal passage. Then she looks through an eyepiece to examine the baby’s throat. Also playing a key role in the evaluation is the baby's mother, Wessal Hilali.
NewsNovember 2022

Ability of premature infants to feed safely now being assessed at the JGH

Premature infants who have difficulty swallowing are now being assessed in the NICU, instead of being transferred elsewhere for evaluation.

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Feature articles

Artwork by Shelly Alkoby (seated, right) has been donated to the JGH’s Peter Brojde Lung Cancer Centre, where it is going on display. Joining the artist are her mother, Keren Elkoubi (seated), and (standing, from left) Dr. Jason Agulnik, Co Director of the Centre; Nurse Lindsay Hammond, a member of the team that has provided care to Ms. Elkoubi; and Dr. Carmela Pepe, Ms. Elkoubi’s respirologist. (Click on this or any photo to enlarge it.)
December 2022Feature articles

Teen artist hopes her painting will hearten JGH lung cancer patients

Artwork by a teenage artist, inspired by her mother’s battle with lung cancer, is going on display at the JGH.

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Auxiliary

Nancy Rubin, Director of The JGH Auxiliary, with dresses that will be sold at pop-up boutiques in the hospital this fall and winter.
AuxiliaryNovember 2021

JGH Auxiliary regaining momentum after COVID-19 setbacks

Despite its setbacks during the COVID-19 pandemic, The JGH Auxiliary is embarking on new efforts to keep raising funds for better patient care.

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Hope & Cope

At the main entrance of the Hope & Cope Wellness Centre, Program Manager Carly Berlin (left) discusses the Centre’s activities with Volunteer Anne Collette. (Click on this or any photo to enlarge it.)
December 2021Hope & Cope

Hope & Cope’s volunteers rebound from stressful impact of COVID 19

Many Hope & Cope volunteers were troubled by not being allowed to see cancer patients in person during the pandemic, but now those ties are being re-established.

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Health tips

Illustration from the home page of the new website of the Centre of Excellence in Thrombosis and Anticoagulation Care.
February 2021Health tips

Need info on deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolisms? A new JGH website can help

Looking for information about blood clots, deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolisms? A new JGH website has the information you need.

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