When Antonio José Santiago was at home during the pandemic and showed signs of a stroke, he connected with his doctor by Zoom and was told what to do next.
At first, telehealth seemed like a distant dream. But when COVID-19 hit, the CIUSSS and the JGH made telehealth a part of daily life.
In 2010, when Celine Dion urgently needed advice on breastfeeding her twin boys at her family home in Florida, she reached across the continent and found the expertise she needed at the JGH.
Now that staff at the Herzl-Goldfarb Breastfeeding Clinic have cut the red ribbon for their new premises, they’ll soon be strengthening their natural connection with the nearby Post-Partum Unit.
Annual physical checkups yield few benefits and should be abolished, urges a Canadian task force, headed by a senior investigator in the Lady Davis Institute at the JGH.
The Virtual Ward—believed to be the first program of its kind in Quebec—is carefully designed to tend to the needs of a select group of patients who have recently been discharged from the JGH and still face multiple medical problems, often complicated by advanced age and frailty.
If you think you’re sick, based on something you’ve read online, Dr. Reem el Sherif has a word to share with you: cyberchondria.
With cards, cake and warm words of thanks, students from Marymount Academy expressed their appreciation to staff of the Goldman Herzl Family Practice Centre at the JGH and the Vicki and Stan Zack and Family Teenage Health Unit.
Boys aged 13, 14 and 15 from the Bantam A Tigers Hockey Team of the Lakeshore Minor Hockey Federation volunteered their time bagging groceries at the Provigo in Kirkland over a weekend, raising $400 which they donated to the Vicki & Stan Zack and Family Teenage Health Unit (THU) of the Goldman Herzl Family Practice Centre at the Jewish General Hospital.