|Project Hope delivers 9 years of hope to St. Joe's patients
December 24, 2012
Each year on the day of Christmas Eve, Jane Watson and her family walk the halls of St. Joseph's Health Centre – and visit every single patient.
|Cooperative Care in Action
December 20, 2012
When Carl Thomas learned that the surgery could only happen in Toronto, he had a big decision to make – get the possible life saving surgery, or not.
|St. Joe's newly established Department of Medical Education and Scholarship builds on our commitment to be Canada's Best Community Teaching Hospital
December 19, 2012
St. Joseph's Health Centre is taking strategic steps to position our community teaching hospital as a leader in education and learning.
|Foreign Exam Management goes live at St. Joe's
December 14, 2012
New technology at St. Joe's could lead to a faster, more accurate diagnosis for patients undergoing diagnostic imaging.
|Morning sickness can be a royal pain
December 12, 2012
When news broke that Kate Middleton was pregnant with her first child, word of her brief hospital in Britain stay raised a few eyebrows on this side of the pond
|Healthy eating over the holidays
December 12, 2012
So how do you stay healthy over the holidays, when your diet is taking a hit?
|Respiratory Therapy clinical coordinator at St. Joe's wins top award for clinical education
December 11, 2012
Jeff Dionne is the Clinical Coordinator for Respiratory Therapy here at St. Joe's and is being recognized for helping today's students learn those skill
|St. Joseph's Health Centre's expanded Family Birthing Centre offers more space and capacity to care for more moms and babies
December 10, 2012
The new Family Birthing Centre at St. Joseph's Health Centre is addressing the growing need for obstetrical care in Toronto's West end.
|St. Joe's launches Physician Assistant program
November 30, 2012
If you're a patient at St. Joe's, you might cross paths with a type of medical professional you haven't met before – a Physician Assistant.
|Tips from St. Joe's: Combating heart attacks with ASA
November 28, 2012
There's an estimated 70 thousand heart attacks every year in Canada, according to the Heart & Stroke Foundation.
|ICU celebrating 10 years of helping patients & families
November 27, 2012
It's been a whole decade since the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) at St. Joseph's moved to its current location in the Barnicke Wing.
|St. Joe's Dr. Shiva Jayaraman provides his expertise as a medical consultant for CTV's hit show Saving Hope
November 21, 2012
Do you ever wonder how medical dramas like Saving Hope come up with their medical storylines?
|St. Joseph's Diabetes Clinic helps patients stay healthy while living with diabetes
November 20, 2012
Jane Forbes was diagnosed with diabetes earlier this year and his been coming to the Diabetes Clinic at St. Joe's since January 2012 – here's her story
|Doctors agree that redefining criteria for Autism will help more kids get the care they need
November 15, 2012
Experts at St. Joe's feel that eliminating the diagnosis of Asperger's is a logical move.
|Launch of Executive Patient Experience Rounds builds on St. Joseph's Health Centre's commitment to Put Patients First
November 1, 2012
Here at St. Joseph's Health Centre, our focus is on finding ways to give our patients the best experience possible when they come to us for care.
|As influenza season approaches, here's what you need to know to stay healthy
October 25, 2012
Dr. Jennie Johnstone gives a run down of what seasonal influenza is, how it affects you and shares some tips on the best strategies to keep healthy.
|Hospital medicine unit becomes the backdrop for a very special wedding
October 19, 2012
There are a few moments in your life when you really want your mom at your side. For Laurie Zakaria, it was her wedding day.
|Celebrating IPE Week
October 15, 2012
Celebrating the 'Best' in Education and Student Experience while Creating a Culture of Inquiry and Innovation at St. Joe's
|October 1 is National Seniors Day - Longevity: Shaping the Future
October 2, 2012
Every day, seniors right here in the St. Joe's community are making a big difference, and Mae Couzens-Duffy is such an example.
|Enhancing interprofessional care for our Diabetes Clinic patients builds on St. Joseph's commitment to Put Patients First
October 1, 2012
St. Joseph's Health Centre's Diabetes Clinic team is using new strategies that are enhancing their interprofessional approach to care
|St. Joseph's Health Centre welcomes two new physicians to support our ongoing work in reducing hospital acquired infections (HAIs)
September 4, 2012
Reducing hospital acquired infections is a priority at St. Joseph's Health Centre to ensure we continue to Put Patients First by providing the safest care.
|Video conferencing technology helps St. Joseph's connect with bariatric patients across the province
August 13, 2012
As a centre for bariatric surgery, St. Joe's has been providing bariatric surgery for the last five years.
|Table top exercises help St. Joseph's staff prepare for unexpected disasters and emergencies
August 2, 2012
At St. Joseph's Health Centre, being ready when our community needs us is a mandate we have worked hard to put in place across the organization.
|Helping our seniors navigate the health system by becoming more senior friendly
July 19, 2012
At St. Joseph's Health Centre, we are working towards becoming a more senior friendly hospital and in light of Seniors' Month.
|First baby born in new OLM Patient Care Wing
July 16, 2012
Meet baby Felix, the Kosnik family's newest addition and our first baby born in our new Family Birthing Centre.
|Heart Failure Clinic teaches patients how to manage their condition and keep them out of the Emergency Department
July 3, 2012
According to the Heart and Stroke Foundation, heart failure is a common medical condition that affects more than 500,000 Canadians.
|St. Joseph's opens our doors to the new wing for two special Open House events
June 29, 2012
This week has been an exciting one for St. Joseph's and the community. We hosted two Open House events on June 26 and 27.
|Providing specialized care for our seniors when it matters most -The First Three Days
June 21, 2012
Many of the senior patients we care for at St. Joseph's Health Centre lived healthy, independent lives, until a medical illness or injury sent them to the h
|Celebrating our first Academic Achievement Day
June 20, 2012
Recognizing our winners of internal and external teaching awards and showcasing our best practice research abstracts.
|Introducing new Pre-operative Education classes for Joint Replacement Patients
June 18, 2012
St. Joe's has launched Pre-operative Education classes for Joint Replacement patients.
|New report shows St. Joe's lives our Mission, Vision and Values in service of our local community
June 5, 2012
A new report entitled, Hospital Care for All, released by St. Michael's Hospital
|Medical clerks get access to wide range of paediatric cases at St. Joe's
June 4, 2012
Miralem Mrkonjic is currently doing a six-week clerkship in the Pediatrics department at St. Joseph's Health Centre, Toronto.
|Speech-language pathologists help patients young and old
May 24, 2012
Marnie Loeb is a speech-language pathologist who works directly with our paediatric patients, including our tiniest of patients in the Neonatal Intensive Care U
|Nursing Week Awards: Acknowledging our valuable nurses for their contributions and playing a vital role in Putting Our Patients First
May 14, 2012
As part of our National Nursing Week 2012 celebrations, we held a Nursing Awards Ceremony on May 9 to recognize our amazing nurses for their hard work and dedic
|New Patient Navigator role guides chronically ill patients through the health care system's medical maze
May 7, 2012
St. Joseph's Health Centre recently introduced a Patient Navigator role to help bridge gaps that exist in the health care system for patients with chronic i
|Organ and tissue donation makes a difference
April 23, 2012
In recognition of Organ and Tissue Donation Awareness Week from April 22-28, it is vital to remember why becoming an organ and tissue donor is important in help
|St. Joe's celebrates its 9th annual 20-minute make over
April 20, 2012
As part of Earth Week, we hosted our 9th annual make over event today.
|St. Joe's Volunteer Services Department breeds future medical physician
April 19, 2012
Svetlana Stryuts is a former Emergency Department (ED) volunteer who has left St. Joe's to complete her medical education in Canada.
|Celebrating your hard work in our Quality Improvement Successes
April 19, 2012
For all the frontline staff, physicians and members of our leadership team who have worked hard over the last 12 months, we want to pause to say thank you.
|Remembering Sister Marcella Herlehy
April 2, 2012
On Saturday, March 24, 2012 our dear friend and colleague, Sister Marcella Herlehy, passed away at the age of 95 in her 79th year of religious life.
|Legend Awards ceremony concludes annual Mission Day celebrations
March 23, 2012
St. Joe's concluded its Mission Day celebrations with the Legend Awards ceremony, which took place on Tuesday, March 20
|Flu season is peaking later than usual
March 23, 2012
It is already spring and March is bringing record-breaking warm temperatures in Toronto, but that doesn't mean the flu season is over.
|St. Joe's is turning out its lights as a proud supporter of Earth Hour
March 16, 2012
St. Joe's is participating in Earth Hour again this year and we need your help!
|Epilepsy Awareness Month across Canada
March 15, 2012
March is Epilepsy Awareness Month across Canada and a good time to highlight facts, statistics and dispel myths about this disorder.
|St. Joe's Family Medicine team uses interprofessional approach to help patients stay healthy
March 5, 2012
St. Joseph's Health Centre, Toronto offers an interprofessional team-based approach to patient care focusing on health promotion and disease prevention.
|St. Joe's physiotherapists are presented with University of Toronto Recognition Awards
March 5, 2012
Recently, the University of Toronto (U of T) awarded St. Joe's Pat Glover and Kinny Quan Velanoski with Recognition Awards
|St. Joseph's electronic patient records focus on improving quality of care
February 15, 2012
St. Joseph's Health Centre, Toronto is excited about our progress to date as we enter the later stages of Phase 2 of our eCare project.
|St. Joe's implements physician leadership development program
February 15, 2012
At St. Joseph's Health Centre, Toronto, physician leadership is critical to our ability to deliver on our strategy to be The Best.
|St. Joe's expands space and services for babies and pregnant women
February 15, 2012
St. Joseph's Health Centre, Toronto is expanding our care for pregnant women and new mothers before, during and after delivering a baby at our hospital.
|Dr. Anna Banerji receives highest honour in Ontario
February 1, 2012
St. Joe's Dr. Anna Banerji has been appointed to The Order of Ontario, the most prestigious official honour in Ontario.
|St. Joe's Dr. Asha Seth receives Senate appointment
January 20, 2012
Prime Minister Stephen Harper appointed Dr. Asha Seth, a long serving St. Joseph's Health Centre doctor, to the Senate on January 6.
|Dr. Graham Berlyne becomes Chief of Medicine
January 4, 2012
Dr. Graham Berlyne is a respirologist at St. Joseph's and last October he took on the additional positions of Chief of Medicine and Medical Chief of MASH
|St. Joe's welcomes our first baby of 2012
January 3, 2012
St. Joseph's extends our congratulations and best wishes to Michelle and Ryan on the new addition of Lucas to their family.
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