Although radiation therapy for cancer must be administered in person, the Division of Radiation Oncology is making extensive use of telehealth to provide support to patients and keep staff in the loop.
JGH Zoom presentation on treating COVID-19 patients draws over 500 participants from Quebec hospitals
To help fight COVID-19, healthcare providers across Quebec are viewing videos of simulation exercises, conducted by the JGH Emergency Medicine Simulation team.
Tabletop simulation involves numerous inter-disciplinary experts A pivotal gathering of more than 50 senior JGH medical specialists and healthcare professionals has enabled the hospital to further heighten its state of preparedness, in case patients with confirmed cases of the coronavirus (COVID-19) are admitted for treatment. The JGH is one of …
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.
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.
Nervous about possible risks during overnight surgery? Don’t be. A study conducted at the JGH concluded that patients who undergo emergency surgery during overnight hours are at no greater risk of mortality than those who are operated upon during the day.
JGH staff from a wide range of specialties were immersed in a simulated, yet remarkably life-like scenario to see how healthcare teams interact in stressful, unexpected situations, and how the quality of their treatment and care can be improved.
The Azrieli Heart Centre has been launched at the JGH, as have upgrades to Intensive Care, through a combined $25 million gift that ranks as one of the most generous acts of philanthropy in JGH history.
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.