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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Jacques Laporte, Chief Information Officer for CIUSSS West-Central Montreal, in a server room at the JGH.
CIUSSS West-Central MontrealJuly 2023

Relying on IT for technical support of the Connected Health Record

As the launch of the Connected Health Record gets closer, the IT Department is playing a key role in such areas as cyber-security, user authentication and connectivity.

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Dr. Kaelan Gobeil Odai (centre), a resident in emergency medicine, intubates a manikin during an exercise in the JGH’s new Emergency Medicine Simulation Centre. Assisting him are Respiratory Therapist Irina Potlog (left) and Charbel Atallah, an Interim Nurse Consultant in the Medical Surgical Intensive Care Unit, (Click on this photo to enlarge it.)
July 2023News

New simulation centre helps prepare Emergency staff for difficult real-life cases

A new Emergency Medicine Simulation Centre that’s bright, roomy and technologically sophisticated has opened at the JGH.

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In 2023, Dr. Ernesto Schiffrin (centre) received a certificate recognizing him as Physician-in-Chief Emeritus of the JGH. Joining him were Dr. Lawrence Rosenberg, President and CEO of CIUSSS West-Central Montreal, and Dr. Vicky Tagalakis, who succeeded Dr. Schiffrin as Chief of the Department of Medicine.
July 2023News

Dr. Ernesto Schiffrin named JGH Physician-in-Chief Emeritus

As he steps down as Chief of the JGH Department of Medicine, Dr. Ernesto Schiffrin has been named Physician-in-Chief Emeritus.

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Dr. Michael Hier
July 2023Milestones

Dr. Michael Hier becomes Full Professor at McGill University

Dr. Michael Hier, JGH Chief of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery, has been promoted to Full Professor at McGill University.

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