From tragedy to triumph: New biography celebrates Sheila Kussner and Hope & Cope
New book examines how Sheila Kussner and Hope & Cope forged a breakthrough in supporting cancer patients.
Watchful eyes for inquiring minds: Inside the Research Ethics Board
The Research Ethics Board plays a key role in ensuring the safety and ethical procedures of research that leads to medical innovation.
After a pioneering decade, Bessy Bitzas reflects on leadership of the Research Ethics Board
Before stepping down as Chair of the Research Board, Bessy Bitzas reflected on her role in keeping research safe and (scientifically) sound.
Protecting confidentiality of users’ health information in the Connected Health Record
Chantal Desmarais, Coordinator of Medical Records, is helping to ensure the privacy of users’ medical charts in the Connected Health Record.
JGH volunteer proud to be one of the hospital’s “angels”
As a JGH volunteer, Rebecca Leroux loves helping patients and staff—and she has an angel-shaped pin on her jacket to symbolize their appreciation.
Volunteers praised for their dedication to users of health care and social services
More than 100 CIUSSS volunteers gathered during National Volunteer Week to celebrate their achievements and look ahead to the future.
Virtual reality goggles a welcome distraction for chemotherapy patients
Virtual reality goggles, available from Hope & Cope volunteers, are now helping patients pass the time during lengthy chemotherapy sessions.
Today’s “radical transformation” of health care is the only path to improvement, CIUSSS leaders told
It’s official: Care Everywhere is how CIUSSS West-Central Montreal is now referring to its visionary approach to care. Plus there’s a new logo to serve as a focal point.
Dr. Adriana Decker named Assistant Chief of Family Medicine
Dr. Adriana Decker has been appointed Assistant Chief of Family Medicine for CIUSSS West-Central Montreal.
For Mike Shulha, transforming fresh ideas into responsive software is crucial in building Connected Health Record
As work progresses on building a Connected Health Record, Mike Shulha is determined to have the new digital tool respond to the daily, real-life needs of staff.