When Pavilion K opened in 2016, it was an instant game-changer. Now, on its fifth anniversary, it has exceeded expectations, becoming the silent hero of the pandemic.
By getting away from their desks and regularly touring their facilities, senior managers in our CIUSSS get up-close and personal with healthcare users and staff. This helps them better understand what’s working well and what needs improvement.
Obstetrical Ultrasound is celebrating 30 years of stand-alone service at the JGH, independent of Radiology. It performs about 13,000 scans on at least 3,900 women a year for routine fetal development and possible high-risk complications.
Coping with the high volume of emergency patients and preventing the spread of infection were the focus of attention on June 25 during a visit to the JGH by Danielle McCann, Minister of Health and Social Services.
Just weeks since it swung into operation, Pavilion K already appears to be improving the well-being of patients and the quality of their care.
New digital Patient Order Sets contain comprehensive instructions for nurses, pharmacists, nutritionists and other members of healthcare staff who provide care for patients.