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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Toula Trihas, Diagnostic and Therapeutic Coordinator for the Multidisciplinary Services Directorate, with her 2017 Quebec Interprofessional Council Merit Award.
CIUSSS West-Central MontrealMay 2018

Provincial honour for JGH respiratory therapist

Toula Trihas, Diagnostic and Therapeutic Coordinator for the Multidisciplinary Services Directorate of the CIUSSS, has received the 2017 Quebec Interprofessional Council’s Merit Award.

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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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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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Visitors and staff gather in the Carrefour Lea Polansky at the JGH for the second annual CIUSSS Public Information Meeting.
CIUSSS West-Central MontrealNovember 2017

Public urged to make feelings known about quality of care in CIUSSS

The President and CEO of CIUSSS West-Central Montreal has urged members of the public to come forward with comments, questions and criticism about any aspect of the healthcare network’s performance.

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Allen F. Rubin delivers his acceptance speech on receiving the JGH’s Distinguished Service Award.
NewsSeptember 2017

Allen F. Rubin receives JGH’s Distinguished Service Award

Allen F. Rubin, who was instrumental in providing stability and continuity to the JGH during the reorganization of the healthcare system in 2015, has received the hospital’s greatest honour, the Distinguished Service Award.

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Rabbi Dr. Avraham Steinberg (centre) is welcomed to the Jewish General Hospital by Dr. Lawrence Rosenberg (left), President and CEO of CIUSSS West-Central Montreal, and by Dr. Michael Bouhadana, who organized Rabbi Steinberg’s lecture.
July 2017News

Jewish tradition does not insist on delaying death in all cases, expert says

Even though Jewish tradition considers life to be sacred, extraordinary measures do not always need to be taken to prolong the life of a dying person, an expert on Jewish medical ethics explained at a JGH lecture.

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CIUSSS West-Central MontrealMay 2017

Solid success for CIUSSS in accreditation results

In its first network-wide accreditation, CIUSSS West-Central Montreal has achieved an impressive score of 96.3 per cent, along with praise for its strong commitment and focus on the needs of its patients, clients and residents.

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Howard Dermer
Feature articlesMay 2017

Preserving the JGH’s unique identity

The JGH Board of Governors is deeply involved in the recruitment of outstanding physicians and leaders, long-range planning, public access to care in English, ties with the community, and liaison with the JGH Foundation.

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