The Virtual Ward—believed to be the first program of its kind in Quebec—is carefully designed to tend to the needs of a select group of patients who have recently been discharged from the JGH and still face multiple medical problems, often complicated by advanced age and frailty.
In December 2015, Arlene Greenberg paused to reflect on the highlights of her career, just as she was about to retire as Chief Medical Librarian of the JGH Health Sciences Library.
It’s a scientific conundrum: Twice as many girls as boys develop anxiety and depressive disorders by the time they reach early adolescence.
I always ask patients how they’re feeling and what I can do for them. In my own way, I try to make the patient’s stay in the hospital as smooth and easy as possible.
When you have a health problem, you may actually have two problems: The first is your health, and second is deciding where to go and with whom to speak.
One of Hope & Cope’s newest initiatives, the Breast & Bone Health Program, identifies women who have had breast cancer and are at risk for bone fragility.