Posts Tagged ‘St. Joseph’s hospital’
Diabetes is reaching epidemic proportions in our society and today St. Joseph’s Healthcare in London announced a new website for those dealing with the disease.
We see them at the airport and now they’ve landed at a hospital waiting room. A new tracking system, not unlike a flight status board, debuted at Saint Joseph’s Health care in London. It’s designed to help patients and their families better navigate the process of surgery. The system features television monitors in the main waiting area. Patient updates are posted using a case number to protect privacy. That informs families about when the patient is getting anesthesia, when they’ve gone into surgery and later when the patient is in post op and the family can visit.
Call it taking research to new heights. Canada’s first whole body scanner combining PET and MRI technology was installed by crane this afternoon at St. Joseph’s Hospital in London. The 9 million dollar scanner will be a centerpiece of Lawson Research in Southwestern Ontario.
A new life and a new beginning for the London Health Sciences Centre. Meet Rowen Boultbee, she was born at 56 minutes past midnight. And she’s the first baby born at the Victoria Hospital’s new north tower. Rowen is about to get a lot more company as finishing touches are being put on this weekend’s massive transfer of all obstetrical care services from St. Joseph’s hospital. For Rowen’s proud parents, it’s nice to be number one.