The new Command Centre is proving effective in preventing bottlenecks—especially in the Emergency Department—for those needing prompt psychiatric or psychological support.
In the high-tech environment of telehealth, new skills and techniques are being developed to maintain trust and intimacy between healthcare users and providers.
New app will enhance the quality of mental-health treatment by helping family doctors to track their patients’ moods over time.
Using keyboard and screen to build trust between psychiatrist and patient? Not an obvious choice. Yet, the COVID-19 pandemic helped telepsychiatry take root at the JGH and CIUSSS West-Central Montreal.
JGH psychiatry patients are now being treated in the newly renovated Carole and Andrew Harper Psychiatry Inpatient Unit. It’s brighter and airier, with private beds and more space that emphasizes privacy and healing.
CIUSSS West-Central Montreal has bocame the world’s first healthcare network certified as a Lean Centre of Excellence by the Leading Edge Group. This recognizes that the CIUSSS continuously strives to improve services for users of health care and social services.