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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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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Proper disinfection of a blood-pressure machine is discussed by (from left) Silvana Perna, Coordinator of Infection Prevention and Control, nurse Debra Hyland, and Luisa Neri of Enviro Services. To minimize the spread of infectious microorganisms, a sign of precautionary instructions hangs over the door, clean gloves and disinfectant wipes are on the wall to the right of the door, and clean gowns are available in the receptacle to the right of the door.
NewsSeptember 2015

C. difficile rates plummet with implementation of preventive measures

A focused commitment to combatting C. difficile at the JGH has led to a steep drop in infection rates, thanks in large part to efforts spearheaded by the Department of Nursing.

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