In the JGH Emergency Department, Lucie Tremblay (right), Director of Nursing, chats informally with Nurse Clinician Valerie Lok, who presents her own unique perspective on the department’s day-to-day successes and difficulties.
CIUSSS West-Central MontrealFebruary 2020

To improve care, senior managers get up-close and personal with patients and staff

By getting away from their desks and regularly touring their facilities, senior managers in our CIUSSS get up-close and personal with healthcare users and staff. This helps them better understand what’s working well and what needs improvement.

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Joanne Côté, Director of Quality, Innovation, Evaluation, Performance and Clinical Ethics for CIUSSS West-Central Montreal, accepts the Innovation team’s certificate from Dr. Lawrence Rosenberg (centre), President and CEO of the CIUSSS, and John Whelton, Vice-President of Operations of the Leading Edge Group.
CIUSSS West-Central MontrealDecember 2019

Near-perfect score for CIUSSS in Lean certification

CIUSSS West-Central Montreal has bocame the world’s first healthcare network certified as a Lean Centre of Excellence by the Leading Edge Group. This recognizes that the CIUSSS continuously strives to improve services for users of health care and social services.

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In her winning photo in the “A Shot of Happiness” competition, Vidette Uon, a nurse at Info-Santé, captured the twinkling Montreal skyline at sunset this past August. Its focal point is the enormous, illuminated Tower of Song mural, which covers the side of one building as a tribute to the late singer-composer, Leonard Cohen.
CIUSSS West-Central MontrealNovember 2019

Summer pictures turn up the heat in staff photo competition

Congratulations to this year’s winners of “A Shot of Happiness,” the photo contest for staff of our CIUSSS, on the theme of “The Rhythm of Summer in Montreal.” Pictures by 55 employees from 15 facilities competed for the top three spots and two honourable mentions.

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Dr. Lawrence Rosenberg, President and CEO, at the fourth annual Public Information Meeting of CIUSSS West-Central Montreal.
CIUSSS West-Central MontrealNovember 2019

Future of care envisioned as a balance between technology and emotion

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.

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Alan Maislin
CIUSSS West-Central MontrealOctober 2019

Alan Maislin reappointed CIUSSS Board President

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.

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Maude Laliberté
CIUSSS West-Central MontrealJuly 2019

Want better health care? Then complain when it falls short, new Ombudsman urges

Want better health care? Then complain when it falls short, says Maude Laliberté, the new Ombudsman for CIUSSS West-Central Montreal. She believes complaints aren’t necessarily negative, since they shine a much-needed light on areas that need improvement

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Top Employer
CIUSSS West-Central MontrealMarch 2019

CIUSSS West-Central Montreal named one of Montreal’s Top Employers

Nearly four years after CIUSSS West-Central Montreal came into existence, it has been named one of Montreal’s Top Employers. This makes it one of only about 50 organizations in Montreal—and the only CIUSSS in Quebec—to have been singled out in this way.

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Lucie Tremblay
CIUSSS West-Central MontrealJanuary 2019

Lucie Tremblay, the healthcare network’s new Director of Nursing

Lucie Tremblay has assumed her new position as Director of Nursing for CIUSSS West-Central Montreal.

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Accreditation
CIUSSS West-Central MontrealDecember 2018

Outstanding score for CIUSSS in Accreditation Canada visit

CIUSSS West-Central Montreal has achieved a nearly perfect score in a preliminary report from Accreditation Canada. The healthcare network was commended for the quality of its person-centred care and for attention to safety by all members of staff.

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Alan Manning, Executive Vice-President of Planetree, addresses CIUSSS directors and senior managers at the Gelber Conference Centre.
CIUSSS West-Central MontrealDecember 2018

Toward a stronger focus on the needs of healthcare users

Among the top priorities for all healthcare professionals is “to build the opportunities for patients to feel respected, heard and included,” says a top executive of Planetree International, a global organization that CIUSSS West-Central Montreal has joined.

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