At the launch of the Respect campaign, George Mullings describes how the experience of a hospitalized family member was enhanced by the respect shown by members of JGH staff.
NewsSeptember 2015

New initiative emphasizes importance
of respect for patients

The Respect campaign has been launched, an initiative of the Humanization of Care Committee, in collaboration with the Users Committee.

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Dr. Anne Lemay
NewsSpring 2015

Healthcare reforms will improve patient experience, says new Associate Director General

A strong commitment to improving the health and well-being of patients will be crucial in helping the JGH succeed during the challenging period that the public healthcare system has now entered, says Dr, Anne Lemay.

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Montreal's Top Employers
NewsSpring 2015

Hat trick! JGH among Montreal’s top employers

For the third year in a row, the JGH has been named one of the best places to work in Montreal.

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Clara Hughes addresses a packed audience in the Block Amphitheatre.
NewsSpring 2015

Destigmatize mental health, Olympian urges

With her charismatic smile and passionate demeanour, former Canadian Olympian Clara Hughes praised the JGH for the openness of staff and administrators in confronting the stigma around mental health.

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News
NewsSpring 2015

JGH joins global effort
to standardize medical care

The JGH has become part of a world-wide push to transform medical care by measuring and reporting patient outcomes in a standardized way.

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Lyse Hubert, a respiratory patient, is assisted by nurse Della Rous at the Mount Sinai Hospital, located in the new west-central healthcare network to which the JGH now belongs.
Feature articlesSpring 2015

JGH protected in new healthcare law,
say former hospital leaders

Now that the reorganization of Quebec’s public healthcare system is under way, former Presidents of the Jewish General Hospital are reassuring the hospital’s supporters that the JGH is protected by special measures in the new legislation.

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Dr. David Zukor, JGH Chief of Orthopedic Surgery, shows Stephen Leopold the type of implant that was used in the hip-replacement surgery that proved to be such a positive experience for him.
Fall 2014Feature articles

Taking compassionate care to the next level

Imagine that you’ve decided to visit a restaurant where the food is said to be superb. And the moment you take your first bite, you’re in gastronomic heaven! Yet, when the evening is over, you vow never to return.

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With her cancer in remission, Mei-Lin Yee gets a follow-up examination from her oncologist, Dr. Lawrence Panasci.
Fall 2014Feature articles

From Orthopedics to Oncology, the human touch makes all the difference

Left hip versus right hip: That’s all it takes for Stephen Leopold to recall, with conflicting feelings of pain and delight, what can transform a patient experience from excruciating (at an American hospital) to exceptional (at the Jewish General Hospital).

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Feature articles
Fall 2014Feature articles

When the patient experience ends in disappointment

It seemed almost like a scene out of a suspense film—except that for Shirley Freedman Rapoport, her feelings of insecurity, isolation and vulnerability were frighteningly real.

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