A complaint about an adverse incident, no matter how regrettable, can potentially be transformed into an instrument of change that leads to improvements in health care and social services, says the new Ombudsman for CIUSSS West-Central Montreal.
Dr. Huy Le has been appointed the first JGH Chief of the Department of Medical Imaging, having joined the hospital in 2009.
A JGH urologic surgeon and two of the hospital’s nurses have earned the gratitude of a dozen young African mothers, after travelling to Rwanda as volunteers to treat a condition that is distressingly common among African women.
When the days are warm, it’s second nature for many of us to keep our water bottles handy. But it’s also crucial to stay hydrated when we’re being hit with arctic winds and a dumping of snow.
Now that staff at the Herzl-Goldfarb Breastfeeding Clinic have cut the red ribbon for their new premises, they’ll soon be strengthening their natural connection with the nearby Post-Partum Unit.
For the sixth year in a row, the Jewish General Hospital has been singled out as one of Montreal’s top employers, in recognition of the support and leadership it provides to members of staff.
To truly understand visual impairment, a sighted person sometimes needs to step into a dimmer world. That was the concept behind a special event at the JGH where curious individuals donned masks and picked up white canes.
The JGH has become the first hospital in Canada to perform an advanced type of robotic surgery for gynecologic cancer, in which all of the medical instruments are inserted into the abdomen via a single, tiny incision in the navel.