In the first initiative of its kind in Quebec, a JGH gastroenterologist is teaching nurses more about their specialty in order to improve the quality of patient care.
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.
The Azrieli Heart Centre has been launched at the JGH, as have upgrades to Intensive Care, through a combined $25 million gift that ranks as one of the most generous acts of philanthropy in JGH history.
New safety precautions ensure that patients won’t run short of oxygen when they’re transported from their rooms to other hospital locations to undergo tests or healthcare procedures.
A two-year study at the JGH has determined that thyroid cancer patients really need and benefit from the support of a nurse navigator.
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.
By the time I turned 5, I knew I would be a nurse—and the inspiration came from my mother.