The calling to help others is a special bond that connects and motivates many people who work in healthcare. For two Kingston Health Sciences Centre (KHSC) physicians, this drive isn’t just limited to patients in southeastern Ontario but has extended to include support for patients around the globe.
Thanks to over $300,000 in grant funding from Ontario Health, patients who present at hospitals across Southeastern Ontario will soon have access to faster blood test results. The funding has been used to purchase new digital morphology technology, which has now been installed in a number of hospitals across the...Read more
Despite being half-a-world away, six hospital organizations from southeastern Ontario have teamed up to ship much needed medical supplies to health-care teams in Ukraine.
A truckload of supplies departed from Kingston over the weekend, bound first by truck to Ottawa, then by air to Warsaw, Poland, and then again by...Read more
Patients in the Quinte region will soon benefit from more complex kidney care closer to home thanks to new funding announced by the Provincial government today. MPP for the Bay of Quinte, Todd Smith and MPP for Hastings-Lennox and Addington Daryl Kramp announced that the government of Ontario has approved...Read more
An innovative partnership between Kingston Health Sciences Centre (KHSC) and Focus Eye Centre is making cataract surgery more accessible for patients and families and is redefining what it means to be a tertiary care hospital.
“The partnership takes advantage of a state-of-the-art operating room (OR), which is the first ever...Read more
What started with 10 beds in a Bayshore HealthCare retirement home has expanded over the years, and last month reached a total of 70 beds in the Transitional Care Unit (TCU) that helps patients gain the level of wellbeing they need to get back home.
“Since its inception in the fall...Read more
A multidisciplinary team of Kingston Health Sciences Centre (KHSC) staff were recently awarded a grand prize of $100,000 from Merck Canada and MaRS Discovery District (MaRS) Lung Cancer Innovation Challenge.
The competition challenged innovators to enhance the patient journey by reducing the length of time between diagnosis and treatment, especially for...Read more
In response to rising COVID-19 hospitalizations and Intensive Care Unit (ICU) occupancy, Kingston Health Sciences Centre (KHSC) is postponing all elective surgeries and non-urgent procedures and clinic visits until the demands of the third wave have lessened.
“Hospitals throughout the province have been asked by Ontario Health to ramp down...Read more
Last year when Cindy Bolton, in her role as Director of Community Partnerships at Kingston Health Sciences Centre (KHSC), walked into the first Youth Mental Health Services Planning Day in Kingston, she knew very few people besides the people from the United Way and the Maltby Centre with whom she...Read more
An innovative pilot program between Bayshore HealthCare and Kingston Health Sciences Centre (KHSC) has received funding to operate for a second year after demonstrating improved outcomes for patients who are transitioning out of the hospital and back into their own homes.
The Alternative Level of Care (ALC) Transitional...Read more
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