A first in Quebec: Doctor-to-nurse education to improve patient care
In the first initiative of its kind in Quebec, a JGH gastroenterologist is teaching nurses more about their specialty in order to improve the quality of patient care.
Putting healthcare users first at CIUSSS West-Central Montreal
Giving top priority to the needs of patients and other healthcare users has always been and continues to be the top priority of CIUSSS West-Central Montreal, says Alan Maislin, President of the CIUSSS Board of Directors.
Lifetime award for Dr. Saul Frenkiel
A Lifetime Achievement Award has been bestowed upon Dr. Saul Frenkiel, former JGH Chief of Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery.
Career award for Dr. David Rosenblatt
Dr. David Rosenblatt, JGH Chief of Medical Genetics, has received the 2018 Founders’Award for Career Achievement from the Canadian College of Medical Geneticists.
New system shortens hospital stays by streamlining discharge process
Patients in several units at the JGH are now able to leave the hospital earlier, thanks to an innovative, inter-disciplinary project that has significantly streamlined the discharge process.
Robotics eliminating surgical risks for the elderly and obese
Robot-assisted surgery has become so effective that, figuratively speaking, it transforms elderly and obese patients into younger, slimmer individuals with lower surgical risks, a national conference at the JGH has been told.
New CIUSSS day care centre to open at the JGH
A day care centre will soon be launched at the Jewish General Hospital, with 80 spaces for the children of staff of CIUSSS West-Central Montreal.