Dr. Lawrence Rosenberg, President and CEO of CIUSSS West-Central Montreal, delivers the opening address at the network’s eighth annual Public Information Meeting on November 8. (Click to enlarge.)
CIUSSS West-Central MontrealNovember 2023

Embracing change and nurturing teamwork cited as keys to success of CIUSSS West-Central Montreal

At the CIUSSS’s Public Information Meeting, staff were praised for initiating change and fostering a strong sense of network-wide unity.

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Dr. David Zukor (right), Chief of the Division of Orthopedic Surgery, performs a total knee replacement by relying on a robotic arm (at left, wrapped in plastic) to guide him in removing precise portions of bone from a patient’s knee. Joining him is Dr. Mohammed Al Hassan, a Fellow from Saudi Arabia who specializes in joint replacment surgery. (Click on the photo to enlarge it.)
Feature articlesOctober 2023

Surgical robot opens the way for greater precision in total knee replacement

he JGH is now among a handful of hospitals in Quebec where a robotic arm is providing crucial guidance when the bone of a damaged knee must be cut precisely during total knee replacement. “This is the first time in my life as a surgeon that I’ve used an instrument …

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Jean-Olivier Caron at the entrance to the Human Resources Department at the JGH.
CIUSSS West-Central MontrealOctober 2023

Helping staff make a smooth transition to the Connected Health Record

Ensuring that staff feel properly trained, guided and supported is essential in their transition to the Connected Health Record.

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Every morning, members of staff gather—in person and remotely—in C4 (the Command Centre) to prepare for the day ahead by reviewing the latest data about users of health care and social services across CIUSSS West-Central Montreal. Joining them are Dr. Shannon Fraser (second from left), C4’s Medical Director, and André Poitras (standing at right), Associate Director of Nursing. (Click on this photo to enlarge it.)
NewsSeptember 2023

C4 (Command Centre) moves to larger, more spacious quarters

C4 (the Command Centre) has moved to a larger space, with more screens displaying additional real-time data about patient care.

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Two months after undergoing surgery at the JGH to have her right hip replaced, Anne Murphy enjoyed a mid-August stroll near her home in La Conception, Quebec. (Click on the photo to enlarge it.)
Feature articlesSeptember 2023

Total hip and knee replacement performed on outpatient basis for certain patients

For patients who qualify, getting a hip or knee replaced at the JGH no longer requires an overnight hospital stay.

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Cover of Dr. Lawrence Rosenberg’s new book, Patients Matter Most: How Healthcare is Becoming Personal Again.
August 2023Spotlight feature

New book by Dr. Lawrence Rosenberg explores healthcare revolution that’s already under way

“Patient’s Matter Most”, a new book by Dr. Lawrence Rosenberg, is an overview of the dramatic changes that health care is currently undergoing.

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Medical student Hamnah Majeed shows Dr. Lawrence Rosenberg, President and CEO of CIUSSS West-Central Montreal, the newly installed vending machine that makes nutritious snacks easily available to JGH surgeons and other members of staff during late-night shifts.
August 2023Feature articles

Thanks to a medical student, vending machine of nutritious snacks installed at JGH

Unable to buy a nutritious late-night snack, medical student Hamnah Majeed found an unusual solution: installation of a new vending machine at the JGH.

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Dr. Martin Gyger
July 2023Milestones

In memoriam: Dr. Martin Gyger

Condolences on the passing on July 6 of Dr. Martin Gyger, a member of staff in the JGH Division of Hematology.

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Peter Calderone, Director of Clinical Data Science for MDClone, describes the capabilities of the new ADAMS platform to members of the Quality team of CIUSSS West-Central Montreal.
July 2023News

New digital platform gives staff easier access to healthcare data to improve quality of care

A new digital platform from MDClone is giving staff quicker access to healthcare data to help improve the management and quality of care.

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Dr. Vicky Tagalakis
July 2023Milestones

Dr. Vicky Tagalakis appointed Chief of Department of Medicine

Dr. Vicky Tagalakis, a clinician-researcher who focuses on the epidemiology of venous thrombotic disorders, has been appointed Chief of the Department of Medicine.

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