The magazine of the Jewish General Hospital

 

Spotlight feature

Among the first patients to be moved to Pavilion K was expectant mother Chantal Piché, who was taken to the new Family Birthing Centre. Accompanying her on her brief journey were Alan Maislin (left), President of the Board of Directors of West-Central Montreal Health; Board member Alyssa Yufe (second from left); Dr. Lawrence Rosenberg (third from right), President and CEO of West-Central Montreal Health; and members of the healthcare and transport teams.
April 2016Spotlight feature

Journey to Pavilion K reaches its climax

Pavilion K has become the new home of Intensive Care, Coronary Care, Neonatal Intensive Care, the Family Birthing Centre, the operating rooms and numerous other units and services.

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During the move on January 24, an incubator is checked en route to the new Neonatal Intesive Care Unit in Pavilion K, where noise levels and the number of alarms are noticeably lower.
April 2016Spotlight feature

Quality of care already on the upswing in Pavilion K

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.

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Feature articles

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.
April 2016Feature articles

From paper to pixels in the Health Sciences Library

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.

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Research at the LDI

Dr. Mark Eisenberg
April 2016Research at the Lady Davis Institute

Drug shows promise for those trying to quit smoking after a heart attack

Nearly half of the heavy smokers who were admitted to hospital after a heart attack had successfully quit smoking six months after being given the drug varenicline.

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Auxiliary

Dr. Leon van Kempen, Chief Operating Officer of the Dubrovsky Molecular Pathology Centre at the JGH, drops into The Auxiliary’s Fall Fair and Raffle, whose proceeds are being used to purchase a fluorescence microscope for the Centre. Joining Dr. van Kempen are Auxiliary Co-Presidents Beatrice Lewis (left) and Reisa Lerner (right), and Auxiliary Director Nancy Rubin. The Fall Fair and Raffle is co-chaired by Linny Blauer and Phyllis Karper.
April 2016Auxiliary

The Auxiliary … it’s about caring

As The Auxiliary approaches its 80th anniversary, it continues to gain strength and vitality through the dedication, effort, energy, talent and creativity of its legion of volunteers.

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Health tips

Vegetables
April 2016Health tips

Grow your way to a healthier you!

Why not top up your plate with produce that you’ve grown yourself?

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Hope & Cope

In the gym of the JGH Hope & Cope Wellness Centre, exercise physiologist Lisa Mastroianni guides one of the regular visitors through her workout.
April 2016Hope & Cope

Bone health assumes key importance in breast cancer recovery

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.

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Feature articles

A patient undergoes hemodialysis in a JGH unit that will be relocated with the support of private donors.
April 2016Feature articles

Donor support is essential to the JGH’s evolution

As the Jewish General Hospital continues its evolution (notably, with the opening of Pavilion K earlier this year), the commitment and generosity of donors has assumed even greater importance.

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