The seventh annual Public Information Meeting of CIUSSS West-Central Montreal was held at the Jewish General Hospital on November 2. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic during the past two years, this was the first such meeting in person since 2019. (Click on this or any photo to enlarge it.)
CIUSSS West-Central MontrealNovember 2022

Embrace change to ensure ongoing improvement in care, CIUSSS staff urged

At the CIUSSS’s Public Information Meeting, leaders said ongoing improvements to care are possible only if change is embraced.

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Members of the Digital Health team discuss the development of the Connected Health Record.
November 2022Spotlight feature

How the Connected Health Record helps ensure the right care at the right time in the right location

In part 2 of his Q&A conversation, Dr. Justin Cross explains why developing a Connected Health Record presents such significant challenges.

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Elliott Silverman, Associate Director of Digital Health for CIUSSS West-Central Montreal.
CIUSSS West-Central MontrealOctober 2022

Elliott Silverman plays key role in developing Connected Health Record

As a member of the Digital Health team, Elliott Silverman is looking forward to his role in developing the CIUSSS’s Connected Health Record.

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Dr. Justin Cross, Chief Digital Health Officer for CIUSSS West-Central Montreal
October 2022Spotlight feature

Introducing the Connected Health Record for CIUSSS West-Central Montreal

Dr. Justin Cross, Chief Digital Health Officer, presents an overview of the mega-project to create a single uniform health record for the CIUSSS.

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Users can get visual directions (left), text directions (centre) and maps of specific areas in the hospital in a new app from the JGH Users’ Committee. (Click on this or any illustration to enlarge it.)
March 2022News

Confused by the route to your JGH destination? Now there’s an app for that!

Confused trying to find your way in the hospital? You’re in luck! The JGH Users’ Committee has created an app get you to your destination.

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Members of the PANDAWebRx implementation team at Julius Richardson Hospital: (from left) Assistant Head Nurse Parveen Ahuja; Licensed Practical Nurse Solly Thomas; Registered Nurse Chelsey Tanoja; LPN Rubena Michael; Discharge Planning Nurse Somayeh Majidi; and LPN Faryah Shaista. (Click to enlarge.)
CIUSSS West-Central MontrealFebruary 2022

CIUSSS-wide digital system speeds delivery of medication while boosting safety

Thanks to a CIUSSS-wide digital system, prescriptions are being filled and medication is being administered with unprecedented speed and accuracy.

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In the COVID@HOME program, certain COVID-19 patients complete their recovery in a virtual ward at home (left). Digital technology enables them to stay in touch with the virtual care team at the hospital and to have their vital signs remotely monitored by the care team on a regular basis.
January 2022News

Virtual ward created in patients’ homes in pioneering COVID@HOME project

COVID@HOME, a new program, allows certain COVID-19 patients to be discharged from the JGH and return to home to a virtual ward.

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Article about Dr. Lawrence Rosenberg in Industry Era magazine.
January 2022Milestones

Dr. Lawrence Rosenberg named among most inspiring CEOs of 2021

Dr. Lawrence Rosenberg, President and CEO of CIUSSS West-Central Montreal, has been named one of the 10 most inspiring CEOs of 2021.

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Dr. Ali Abualsaud (right), an Interventional Cardiologist, performs a minimally invasive procedure at the JGH to replace a patient’s failing aortic valve. Working with Dr. Abualsaud is Dr. Felix Ma, a Cardiac Surgeon. Dr. Abualsaud wears a HoloLens headset, which connects him—via a communications platform developed by Auger Groupe Conseil—with Caroline Merineau, a clinical specialist at Medtronic Canada in Trois-Rivières. So advanced is the headset’s digital technology that Dr. Abualsaud and Ms. Merineau feel almost as if they are side by side in the JGH’s hybrid operating room, as they discuss the fine points of the artificial valve, which Medtronic manufactures. (Click on any photo to enlarge it.)
June 2021News

In a world first, JGH enables Toronto specialist to virtually attend Montreal surgery

Innovative use of HoloLens technology has enabled the JGH to greatly enhance the ability of surgical experts at remote locations to view JGH operations and offer guidance.

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Wide-angle view of the C4 Command Centre in its first phase, with many screens in the JGH board room containing real-time data about the flow of healthcare users through the facilities of CIUSSS West-Central Montreal. (Click to enlarge.)
March 2021Spotlight feature

“All systems go” for launch of digital nerve centre to help improve care

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.

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