Dr. Marc Afilalo (right), JGH Chief of Emergency Services, discusses health care with Rabbi Yaakov Litzman, accompanied by Dr. Lawrence Rosenberg (centre, in red tie) and Alan Maislin (left).
May 2017News

Strengthening healthcare ties with Israel

Canadian and Israeli strategies for controlling budgets and reducing waiting times were compared and explored on November 23, 2016, during a visit to the JGH by Rabbi Yaakov Litzman, Israel’s Minister of Health.

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In the physiotherapy room of the JGH Edmond J. Safra Stroke Centre, Bela Erdoskarpaty chats about his treatment with Fabienne Germeil.
NewsNovember 2016

JGH gains upgraded status for stroke treatment

The JGH has been designated by the government as a secondary stroke treatment centre, which indicates that the hospital has moved to a higher level of expertise and performance.

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Among the participants who explored Alzheimer’s disease at the Science Day at the JGH were (standing, from left) Dr. Stephen Cunane (University of Sherbrooke), Dr. Louis Collins (McGill University), Dr. Serge Gauthier (McGill and the Douglas Mental Health University Insitute), Dr. Naguib Mechawar (McGill and the Douglas), Dr. Frédéric Calon (University of Laval), Dr. Howard Chertkow (Lady Davis Institute and McGill), Dr. Remi Quirion (Chief Scientist of Quebec), and (seated, from left) Dr. Nicole Leclerc (University of Montreal and the University of Montreal Hospital Centre), Dr. Pierette Gaudreau (University of Montreal and the the University of Montreal Hospital Centre), Dr. Andréa LeBlanc (LDI and McGill), and Dr. Sylvie Belleville (University of Montreal and the Montreal University Institute of Geriatrics).
October 2016Research at the Lady Davis Institute

Mobilized against Alzheimer’s disease

Researchers in the field of Alzheimer’s disease gathered at the JGH in May to share ideas and insights at the annual Science Day of the Consortium for the Early Identification of Alzheimer’s Disease – Quebec.

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Seated (from left): Alyssa Yufe, Gloria Freedman, Dr. Lawrence Rosenberg, Alan Maislin, Gail Adelson, Linda Fortier and Lucyna M. Lach. Standing (from left): Dr. David Eidelman, Tony Loffreda, Howard Dermer, Ronald Waxman, Karen Rose Honegger, Allen F. Rubin, Samuel Minzberg, Vivian Konigsberg, Mordecai Yalovsky, John D’Andrea and Julie Roy. Not shown: Dr. Suzanne Levitz and Dr. Rubin Moe Becker.
April 2016CIUSSS West-Central Montreal

Appointees to the Board West-Central Montreal Health

The Chair and Board of Directors of the Integrated Health and Social Services University Network for West-Central Montreal (West-Central Montreal Health) are now in place

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Among the first patients to be moved to Pavilion K was expectant mother Chantal Piché, who was taken to the new Family Birthing Centre. Accompanying her on her brief journey were Alan Maislin (left), President of the Board of Directors of West-Central Montreal Health; Board member Alyssa Yufe (second from left); Dr. Lawrence Rosenberg (third from right), President and CEO of West-Central Montreal Health; and members of the healthcare and transport teams.
April 2016Spotlight feature

Journey to Pavilion K reaches its climax

Pavilion K has become the new home of Intensive Care, Coronary Care, Neonatal Intensive Care, the Family Birthing Centre, the operating rooms and numerous other units and services.

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Montreal’s Top Employers
April 2016News

JGH among Montreal’s Top Employers for fourth straight year

For the fourth year in a row, the JGH has been named one of Montreal’s Top Employers.

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Dr. Lawrence Rosenberg
April 2016Research at the Lady Davis Institute

Landmark clinical trial under way for type 1 diabetes treatment

Patients with long-standing type 1 diabetes are undergoing a clinical trial for a therapeutic approach that combines an agent for stimulating the growth of insulin-secreting cells in the pancreas, along with a drug to prevent the autoimmune system from rejecting the newly formed cells.

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The team heading the implementation of the Patient Order Sets consists (from left) Bob Lapointe (IT Lead), Gosia Radaczynska (representative, Think Research), Dr. Elizabeth MacNamara (Medical Lead), Geneviève Beaudoin (Clinical Lead) and Serge Cloutier (Nursing Lead). Projected on the screen behind them is a sample Patient Order Set.
April 2016News

Making instructions for patient care clearer, faster, safer

New digital Patient Order Sets contain comprehensive instructions for nurses, pharmacists, nutritionists and other members of healthcare staff who provide care for patients.

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At the conclusion of a news conference on January 18, Health and Social Services Minister Gaétan Barrette (with scissors) cuts a red ribbon to officially open Pavilion K. Joining him are (from left) Dr. Louise Miner, Director of Professional Services; Lawrence Bergman, former MNA for D’Arcy-McGee; Francine Dupuis, Associate Executive Director of West-Central Montreal Health; Pierre Arcand, Minister of the Environment, Sustainable Development and Parks; Dr. Lawrence Rosenberg, President and CEO of West-Central Montreal Health; Alan Maislin, President of the Board of Directors of West-Central Montreal Health; Allen Rubin, President of the JGH Board of Governors; Georges Bendavid, Director of Technical Services; Johanne Boileau, Director of Nursing; and Joanne Côté, Associate Director for Innovation and for Quantitative and Prescriptive Analysis.
April 2016Spotlight feature

Health minister officially opens Pavilion K

Praising the Jewish General Hospital as “a crown jewel in our hospital network,” Dr. Gaétan Barrette, Minister of Health and Social Services, cut a red ribbon on January 18 to officially open Pavilion K.

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Dignitaries and special guests meet on February 18 for a VIP tour of Pavilion K.
April 2016Spotlight feature

Pavilion K draws praise from visiting dignitaries

In the weeks since Pavilion K swung into use, the ultra-modern wing has been drawing praise from a broad range of patients and visitors, including some special guests who came by for a recent tour.

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