This week, our Information Management (IM) department is flipping the switch on a new wireless internet system. The KGH Wi-Fi Guest Access service will replace the DataValet system that's been at KGH for the past seven years.
"The new KGH Guest Access service will be operated and supported...Read more
There's nothing quite as rewarding as hearing that you've made a difference in someone else's life. That's been the idea behind the 'Honour a Caregiver' program since it was first launched by University Hospitals Kingston Foundation (UHKF) in 2009.
This week, the program relaunches with a brand new look, including...Read more
There are more than 1,000 pieces of fire safety equipment sprinkled throughout Kingston General Hospital, and making sure they are all ready for action can be quite the task. But a new wireless technology is now streamlining the monthly inspection job for our Security department.
It's called Secure...Read more
A synthetic stool treatment tested at Kingston General Hospital has been getting quite a bit of national and international attention, and with good reason. The proof-of-concept trial has been shown to cure those experiencing chronic C. difficile infections.
The results of the trial were just published...Read more
Keep your eyes peeled in the coming weeks, and you'll start to notice Kingston General Hospital's new heritage logo. The logo has been designed for KGH's 175th anniversary, and over the next year we'll be using it to celebrate our history. KGH may not be the oldest hospital...Read more
Every holiday season the members of the Kingston General Hospital Auxiliary get together to put on a variety of events that raise money for our hospital. This year was no different, with thousands of dollars coming from a bazaar, Santa photos and teddy bears. In total, more than...Read more
Our hospital's efforts to go green are now paying off. Just last week, Kingston General Hospital cashed a cheque for $172,166.50 as part of a rebate generated by our partnership with Honeywell Canada to reduce our energy use. The cheque came from Utilities Kingston...Read more
Our patients may not come here for the food, but a recent survey shows that, overwhelmingly, they are enjoying it once it is served.
The survey was carried out this past summer on our inpatient units and it shows big improvements over the survey carried out just before the ...Read more
Kingston General Hospital is pleased to host Transforming the Patient Experience, a highly interactive knowledge exchange symposium about today's leading approaches to patient- and family-centred care.
Get the latest news and updates at www.kghconnect.ca/conference
Or Register Now!...Read more
A synthetic stool treatment transplanted during a proof-of-concept trial at Kingston General Hospital has been shown to cure those who experience chronic C. difficile infections.
The results of the trial were published in Microbiome, a peer-reviewed scientific journal and were part of a co-authored study written by...Read more