When you have a health problem, you may actually have two problems: The first is your health, and second is deciding where to go and with whom to speak.
The Virtual Ward—believed to be the first program of its kind in Quebec—is carefully designed to tend to the needs of a select group of patients who have recently been discharged from the JGH and still face multiple medical problems, often complicated by advanced age and frailty.
I always ask patients how they’re feeling and what I can do for them. In my own way, I try to make the patient’s stay in the hospital as smooth and easy as possible.
A renewed five-year mandate has been granted to a national consortium on prescription drug safety that is headquartered in the Lady Davis Institute at the JGH.
If you think you’re sick, based on something you’ve read online, Dr. Reem el Sherif has a word to share with you: cyberchondria.
The rate of C. difficile infection among hospitalized patients drops dramatically when all patients are tested for the bacteria before being admitted to hospital, says a clinical study headed by a JGH physician and researcher.
A large, modern and unified hemodialysis unit swings into operation at the Jewish General Hospital this fall, replacing the pair of cramped and outdated facilities that patients and staff have endured for years.