In 2009, the value of a surgical checklist was confirmed in research by the World Health Organization. In response, the JGH joined the growing ranks of leading hospitals around the world in 2010 by making systematic safety checks mandatory in all types of surgery.
Patients who were surveyed about their care in the JGH’s Academic Cataract Centre have turned in glowing reviews of their experiences.
If a stripped-down term like “hybrid surgical suite” doesn’t quite convey the versatility or sophistication of the JGH’s newest operating room, just think of it as the Swiss army knife of surgical facilities.
By the time I turned 5, I knew I would be a nurse—and the inspiration came from my mother.