We can count ourselves among only three per cent of organizations across the province that passed the Workwell Health and Safety Audit the first time around. In fact, KGH's results are unparalleled for a health-care organization in Ontario.
KGH was awarded a score of 93.3 per cent following a two-day...Read more
When it comes to an important medical test, you can't ask for it to be much more than fast and incredibly reliable. And that's exactly what our new test for C. difficile has turned out to be. Just ask Larry Weiler, a senior lab technologist in microbiology. He's been in...Read more
Many industries use the good old fashioned checklist to get things done. Now KGH is busy generating some “to do” lists of our own for the bedside. They're called “order sets” and they're all about improving the care we deliver to our patients. This replaces the old process of pre-printed...Read more
Getting a newborn to breastfeed can certainly be an exhausting and anxious time for everyone involved. Now, a research project is hoping to help out new mothers at KGH. The goal is to create a few sets of guidelines for use across our hospital, and beyond.
“We know that over...Read more
Our new model of care is now entering some uncharted territory. It's already up and running in all of our inpatient areas. Now, it's being brought to all 33 of our outpatient and ambulatory areas.
“Right off the bat, what's become clear is that each of these units is very...Read more