By acting as a focal point and supplying senior managers with real-time data, the Command Centre is helping JGH patients get admitted and discharged more efficiently.
When prompt, daily decisions are needed to keep the COVID-19 vaccination campaign running smoothly, top decision-makers gather in the Vaccination Command Centre.
It’s “All systems go!” for a new digital nerve centre—the first of its kind in Quebec—where real-time data from across the CIUSSS is displayed on screens to help improve care.
Myer Bick, retired President and CEO of the JGH Foundation, has been appointed to the Order of Canada in recognition of his career of distinguished service.
Dr. Mervyn Gornitsky, the former Chief and current Emeritus Chief of the JGH Department of Dentistry, is being honoured by having the hospital’s Dental Clinic named after him.
A new mural near the main doors of the JGH celebrates the emotional connection between patients and staff during the COVID-19 pandemic.
At 96, Naomi Weiss has been volunteering for over 33 years in a psychosocial group at the JGH’s Institute of Community and Family Psychiatry. She has loved giving of herself, ever since she began volunteering as a teenager at a hospital in Israel.
When a physical condition (like cerebral palsy) or developmental disorder (like autism) makes regular dentistry impossible, adult patients at the JGH are fully anesthetized and treated in an operating room.
The inauguration of the Institute of Community and Family Psychiatry in 1969 was a pivotal event in the 73-year history of the JGH Department of Psychiatry.
The name says it all: The Institute of Community and Family Psychiatry has excelled for 50 years by seeing the patient not just as an individual, but as someone with complex ties to family and community, against a backdrop of religion, race and ethnicity.