Before being discharged from the JGH Medical Day Hospital, Helen receives advice and encouragement from Kathryn Baldwin (right), a Discharge Planning Nurse, and from Occupational Therapist Vanessa Fedida.
June 2018News

New system shortens hospital stays by streamlining discharge process

Patients in several units at the JGH are now able to leave the hospital earlier, thanks to an innovative, inter-disciplinary project that has significantly streamlined the discharge process.

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Michael Flinker (left) and Jean-Luc Trahan, prostate cancer survivors, with the type of console used in the robotic surgery that they believe saved their lives.
June 2018News

Robotics eliminating surgical risks for the elderly and obese

Robot-assisted surgery has become so effective that, figuratively speaking, it transforms elderly and obese patients into younger, slimmer individuals with lower surgical risks, a national conference at the JGH has been told.

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Bram Freedman
May 2018News

Bram Freedman to succeed Myer Bick as head of JGH Foundation

Bram Freedman, a senior administrator for fund-raising at Concordia University, has been chosen to succeed Myer Bick, who is retiring after 17 years as President and CEO of the JGH Foundation.

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Two views of the renovated space in Pavilion N that will serve as a day care centre for the children of staff of CIUSSS West-Central Montreal and neighbourhood families.
June 2018News

New CIUSSS day care centre to open at the JGH

A day care centre will soon be launched at the Jewish General Hospital, with 80 spaces for the children of staff of CIUSSS West-Central Montreal.

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Ioana-Gabriela Iulius with her baby at the Herzl-Goldfarb Breastfeeding Clinic.
March 2018News

Breastfeeding clinic celebrates new location and neighbourly collaboration

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.

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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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March 2018News

Six in a row! JGH named a top employer again this year

For the sixth year in a row, the Jewish General Hospital has been singled out as one of Montreal’s top employers, in recognition of the support and leadership it provides to members of staff.

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Eleanor Diamond(left), Team Leader of the Braille Production Service at MAB-Mackay Rehabilitation Centre, and Christine Théorêt, an MAB-Mackay client, play braille Scrabble during the White Cane Week event at the JGH.
March 2018News

Taking a peek into the world of the visually impaired

To truly understand visual impairment, a sighted person sometimes needs to step into a dimmer world. That was the concept behind a special event at the JGH where curious individuals donned masks and picked up white canes.

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In the Segal Cancer Centre, Nurse Clinician Erika Martinez speaks with a patient who has called the Symptom Management Hotline.
February 2018News

New hotline helps patients manage chemo symptoms

A new rapid-response hotline is in place for JGH cancer patients who are concerned about nausea, bleeding, fatigue, fever or other symptoms that may be related to their current chemotherapy.

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On the third floor of Pavilion B, where the hospital’s old operating rooms have been demolished to make way for a new Psychiatry In-Patient Care Unit, JGH Project Manager Julianne Desforges reviews architectural plans with Stéphane Richard, a mechanical technician with SNC Lavelin.
February 2018News

Toughest demolition in JGH history clears the way for new Psychiatry unit

The most complicated demolition project in the history of the JGH has been completed in Pavilion B, so that work can begin on a new Psychiatry In-patient Care Unit,.

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