Every morning, members of staff gather—in person and remotely—in C4 (the Command Centre) to prepare for the day ahead by reviewing the latest data about users of health care and social services across CIUSSS West-Central Montreal. Joining them are Dr. Shannon Fraser (second from left), C4’s Medical Director, and André Poitras (standing at right), Associate Director of Nursing. (Click on this photo to enlarge it.)
NewsSeptember 2023

C4 (Command Centre) moves to larger, more spacious quarters

C4 (the Command Centre) has moved to a larger space, with more screens displaying additional real-time data about patient care.

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In the Command Centre at the JGH, (from left) André Poitras, Carol Viegas and Dr. Shannon Fraser review the latest data about where and how beds are being used in the hospital. With support from key managers (in directorates that look after the elderly, mental health, home care and rehabilitation), they also examine the ripple effect of bedflow on other healthcare and social services facilities in CIUSSS West-Central Montreal. (Click on this or any photo to enlarge it.)
May 2021Spotlight feature

Patient “traffic” is flowing more smoothly, thanks to new digital Command Centre

By acting as a focal point and supplying senior managers with real-time data, the Command Centre is helping JGH patients get admitted and discharged more efficiently.

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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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Dr. Shannon Fraser
February 2021Milestones

Dr. Shannon Fraser receives national recognition of her leadership ability

Dr. Shannon Fraser, Chief of General Surgery at the JGH, has been officially certified at the national level for her leadership ability in the healthcare sector.

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Certificate designating the JGH as a Choosing Wisely Canada hospital.
August 2019News

JGH recognized for eliminating unnecessary tests and procedures

The JGH has been certified by Choosing Wisely Canada for eliminating tests and procedures that are unnecessary, as determined by the latest research. As a result, patients have less exposure to potential harm, plus reduced stress.

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At his JGH Mini-Med School presentation, Dr. Allan Lisbona used a plastic model to demonstrate how an artificial tooth fits over a titanium screw that has been implanted into the jaw.
Fall 2014News

Decades of success confirm the superiority of dental implants

Nearly half a century since they were first used, dental implants remain the most reliable and longest-lasting way to replace an extracted or diseased tooth, Dr. Allan Lisbona told the audience at the 12th annual JGH Mini-Med School.

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With her cancer in remission, Mei-Lin Yee gets a follow-up examination from her oncologist, Dr. Lawrence Panasci.
Fall 2014Feature articles

From Orthopedics to Oncology, the human touch makes all the difference

Left hip versus right hip: That’s all it takes for Stephen Leopold to recall, with conflicting feelings of pain and delight, what can transform a patient experience from excruciating (at an American hospital) to exceptional (at the Jewish General Hospital).

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