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.
Congratulations to the Institute of Community and Family Psychiatry, celebrating its 50th anniversary. Though psychiatric services were available previously, the launch in 1969 symbolized the growing prestige and influence of the Department of Psychiatry.
Dr. Justin Cross has been appointed Chief Digital Health Officer, the first to hold this position in CIUSSS West-Central Montreal. He will plan the network’s bold digital strategy and will implement new technology to improve quality and convenience for users and staff.