A new prone breast biopsy table has been recently installed at Breast Imaging Kingston (BIK) that helps provide better accuracy, shorter procedures and improved patient comfort for those receiving a breast mammography and biopsy.
Known as the Hologic Affirm Prone Biopsy System, patients lay on their stomach and their breast...Read more
Daniel Mackinnon and Joshua Abrams’ journey to become parents wasn’t an easy one. Not only did the married couple from Ottawa spend nearly a year navigating a sometimes-complicated adoption process, but they were thrown the ultimate curveball when they had to move to Kingston for three months to spend their...Read more
This holiday season, in lieu of gifts and food, Kingston Health Sciences Centre (KHSC), Providence Care and the University Hospitals Kingston Foundation (UHKF) are asking patients, residents, clients, and families to consider thanking a caregiver or care team instead with a gift in their honour.
Hospitals are filled with tens of thousands of pieces of equipment. If something breaks or doesn’t work right, it could dramatically impact patient care.
That’s where Stéphane Bois comes in.
The senior biomedical technologist is part of a problem solving team at Kingston Health Sciences Centre (KHSC), which oversees technology in...Read more
KHSC has invested $5M to improve and standardize the devices health-care workers, across 11 units, use to monitor patients needing critical care and to look for life-threatening heart rhythms.
“In today’s stretched health-care environments, simplifying work for our staff and improving the quality of care we provide are important areas...Read more
Helping kids with physical, neurological and/or developmental challenges to achieve, belong and inspire in their own communities is at the heart of KidsInclusive Centre for Child & Youth Development (KI). And sometimes, making that connection means travelling 900 kilometres north.
Historically, families from the James Bay area of Northern...Read more
She’s one of the first people family members interact with when a loved one is admitted to the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) at Kingston Health Sciences Centre (KHSC).
Dorothy Messenger may not provide direct patient care, but the volunteer plays a vital role within the care team.
“We act as...Read more
When Stephanie Rutherford’s four-year-old son Remy began to show signs that he was getting sick, she would have never imagined that more than two weeks later they’d be laying in a hospital bed in Kingston more than 400 kilometers from home.
But her family’s story is becoming more common, and...Read more
Santa Claus got an early start on his rounds this year, touching down at Kingston Health Sciences Centre (KHSC) on Dec. 2 to surprise young patients and their families with gifts and good cheer.
Santa left the reindeer at the North Pole and instead flew on a CH146 Griffon helicopter...Read more