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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At the launch of the Respect campaign, George Mullings describes how the experience of a hospitalized family member was enhanced by the respect shown by members of JGH staff.
NewsSeptember 2015

New initiative emphasizes importance
of respect for patients

The Respect campaign has been launched, an initiative of the Humanization of Care Committee, in collaboration with the Users Committee.

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Dr. Gaétan Barrette (right) is welcomed to the JGH by Dr. Lawrence Rosenberg.
NewsSeptember 2015

Health Minister at JGH for symposium address

Dr. Gaétan Barrette, Minister of Health and Social Services, visited the JGH on May 29 to deliver opening remarks at a day-long symposium.

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A resident and member of staff at the Jewish Eldercare Centre, which is among the JGH’s partner institutions in West-Central Montreal Health.
September 2015Spotlight feature

New regional healthcare network gradually finds its footing

Like a photo that comes into focus or a sculpture that slowly takes shape, a clearer image of Quebec’s new public healthcare system has gradually been emerging from the reorganization that was set in motion on April 1.

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Integrated Health and Social Services University Network for West-Central Montreal
September 2015Spotlight feature

New to West-Central Montreal Health

Since April 1, key appointments have been made to the leadership and senior management of the Integrated Health and Social Services University Network for West-Central Montreal.

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NewsSpring 2015

Eliminating the deficit while maintaining
the quality of care

Numerous measures are now being implemented across the JGH, as a result of a meticulous, months-long budget-balancing process that was launched in mid-2014.

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Clara Hughes addresses a packed audience in the Block Amphitheatre.
NewsSpring 2015

Destigmatize mental health, Olympian urges

With her charismatic smile and passionate demeanour, former Canadian Olympian Clara Hughes praised the JGH for the openness of staff and administrators in confronting the stigma around mental health.

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NewsSpring 2015

JGH joins global effort
to standardize medical care

The JGH has become part of a world-wide push to transform medical care by measuring and reporting patient outcomes in a standardized way.

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Sheila Kussner (second from left) accepts her plaque of honour from (from left) Suzanne O’Brien, Executive Director of Hope & Cope; Howard Dermer, Chair of the JGH Foundation; Dr. Gerald Batist, JGH Chief of Oncology and Director of the Segal Cancer Centre; Myer Bick, President and CEO of the JGH Foundation, and JGH Past President Allen F. Rubin.
Hope & CopeSpring 2015

Sheila Kussner honoured for helping
countless cancer patients

More than 30 years after cancer patients and survivors began benefiting from the desperately needed comfort, advice and support of Hope & Cope, Sheila Kussner, O.C., O.Q., was formally honoured for founding the internationally renowned organization.

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