Every shift Ralph Yeung is searching, in hopes of finding answers for #myKHSC patients.
He’s a medical radiation technologist (MRT) with the Interventional Radiology team, which diagnoses and treats patients using minimally invasive image-guided procedures.
“Being a MRT means you are in a position to provide clarity, reassurance, sometimes hope,”...Read more
Virtual reality (VR) has arrived at Kingston Health Sciences Centre (KHSC) and is dramatically changing the hospital experience for young patients.
Last month, KHSC introduced VR goggles in the Diagnostic Imaging department at our Kingston General Hospital (KGH) site for pediatric patients in need of a ...Read more
October is Breast Cancer Awareness month and experts at Kingston Health Sciences Centre’s (KHSC) new Breast Imaging Kingston (BIK) facility are encouraging eligible individuals to book an appointment for a mammogram. The push is part of a campaign aimed at improving breast screening rates in our region, which have declined...Read more
Problem solver – that’s one way to describe Lori Silva.
She’s the charge technologist at Breast Imaging Kingston, a state-of-the-art facility which offers screening and precision diagnosis of breast cancer.
Silva wears many hats to ensure the centre runs smoothly.
“I do the ordering, I do the scheduling, I make...Read more
The first patients have now been welcomed through Kingston Health Sciences Centre’s (KHSC) new Breast Imaging Kingston (BIK) facility, a state-of-the-art 8,000 square foot complex that will serve patients from across the region.
The facility, located in Kingston’s east-end on John Marks Avenue, brings together breast imaging services and procedures...Read more
Following months of work at the Kingston General Hospital site of Kingston Health Sciences Centre (KHSC), construction for a second MRI scanner and a new MRI suite has been completed.
“The opening of this second MRI is an exciting moment for the patients and families in our Southeastern Ontario region,”...Read more
Driving along King Street, along the back of our Kingston General Hospital site, it may not be immediately obvious to spot the major changes happening inside KHSC’s Diagnostic Imaging department. However, behind the grey exterior walls, a major construction project is well underway.
Since July 2018, crews have been working...Read more
A new stroke treatment is now available 24/7 at Kingston Health Sciences Centre (KHSC) and it’s already proving to be a game changer for some patients. KHSC has become one of a small number of hospitals in Ontario that is now able to offer this procedure, opening the door to...Read more
The Diagnostic Imaging department said goodbye to its big film library a while ago and that’s created an opportunity for the department to create a new patient care area.
It’s a space where outpatients are prepared for procedures done in the imaging department and where they can be...Read more