Inhalation therapist Brian Camacho checks his equipment in the room of a COVID-19 patient in Pavilion K. Note the spacious room’s ability to accommodate numerous medical tools and instruments. Since much of the equipment can be suspended from the ceiling by mechanical arms, staff can move around with ease and safety. (Click on this or any photo to enlarge it.)
April 2021Feature articles

On its fifth anniversary, Pavilion K emerges as the silent hero of the pandemic

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.

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Myer Bick, former President and CEO of the JGH Foundation, has been appointed to the Order of Canada.
January 2021Spotlight feature

Order of Canada appointment for Myer Bick, retired Foundation CEO

Myer Bick, retired President and CEO of the JGH Foundation, has been appointed to the Order of Canada in recognition of his career of distinguished service.

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Present at the ceremony to finalize the purchase of property from Les Soeurs de Sainte-Croix were (from left) Sister Annette Legault, JGH Executive Director Henri Elbaz, Sister Thérèse Lefrançois and JGH President Stanley K. Plotnick.
85th Anniversary - ArchivesMarch 2019

From the archives: JGH acquires property of Les Soeurs de Sainte-Croix

The expansion that the JGH has undergone during the first two decades of the 21st century would not have been possible without a pivotal event that took place on February 1, 2005: the purchase of land and buildings from Les Soeurs de St. Croix.

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By the end of 1931, construction of the JGH was well under way. When opened in 1934, the structure that is pictured here comprised the entirety of the hospital. Today it is simply known as Pavilion B, one of the JGH’s many pavilions.
85th Anniversary - ArchivesFebruary 2019

From the archives: Refurbishing, renovating, building up, building out

In every era and every decade, practically every corner of the JGH has been a construction zone.

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Dr. Gaétan Barrette (left) with Pierre Arcand (centre) and Dr. Lawrence Rosenberg at the JGH news conference to announce major government support for hospital renovations.
May 2018News

JGH renovations to proceed with $200 million in government support

A $200 million commitment by the Government of Quebec is enabling the JGH to proceed with extensive renovations to areas of the hospital that were vacated when many departments and services moved to Pavilion K.

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NewsNovember 2016

Top award for project management in construction of Pavilion K

One of Quebec’s top prizes for project management has been awarded to the JGH for its multi-year process of planning, budgeting and overseeing the construction of Pavilion K.

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NewsOctober 2016

Electric cars get jolts from the JGH’s volts

The JGH has plugged into the future of transportation, with the installation this past summer of four free charging stations for electric vehicles.

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Among the first patients to be moved to Pavilion K was expectant mother Chantal Piché, who was taken to the new Family Birthing Centre. Accompanying her on her brief journey were Alan Maislin (left), President of the Board of Directors of West-Central Montreal Health; Board member Alyssa Yufe (second from left); Dr. Lawrence Rosenberg (third from right), President and CEO of West-Central Montreal Health; and members of the healthcare and transport teams.
April 2016Spotlight feature

Journey to Pavilion K reaches its climax

Pavilion K has become the new home of Intensive Care, Coronary Care, Neonatal Intensive Care, the Family Birthing Centre, the operating rooms and numerous other units and services.

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A patient undergoes hemodialysis in a JGH unit that will be relocated with the support of private donors.
April 2016Feature articles

Donor support is essential to the JGH’s evolution

As the Jewish General Hospital continues its evolution (notably, with the opening of Pavilion K earlier this year), the commitment and generosity of donors has assumed even greater importance.

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During the move on January 24, an incubator is checked en route to the new Neonatal Intesive Care Unit in Pavilion K, where noise levels and the number of alarms are noticeably lower.
April 2016Spotlight feature

Quality of care already on the upswing in Pavilion K

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.

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