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Spotlight: high tech equipment improves treatment times by identifying pathogens fasterAugust 9, 2017
GRH is using a bio-typer that helps cut identification times of various pathogens from days to just minutes in some cases… helping inform care providers’ decisions faster.
New infant warmers support the smallest and most fragile GRH newbornsAugust 3, 2017
New infant warmers are making a difference in Grand River Hospital’s childbirth program and neonatal intensive care unit. The warmers are critical to the hospital’s neonatal resuscitation program.
Spotlight: GRH’s laboratory plate streaker- using automation to improve lab testingAugust 1, 2017
GRH’s integrated department of pathology and laboratory medicine is using a new automated plate streaker in its microbiology lab. In additional to providing faster results to improve care, it also helps meet consistent standards when preparing 100,000 specimens a year for analysis
Spotlight: Code Pink- advanced care at GRH in a baby’s first momentsJuly 27, 2017
When a “Code Pink” is paged throughout Grand River Hospital, a newborn baby is having distress in their first minutes of life and needs assistance. Skilled care providers step into action using the best evidence to quickly and effectively provide this urgently-needed help.
Spotlight: GRH’s communication technology clinic- restoring quality of life through communicationJuly 20, 2017
GRH’s communication technology clinic (CTC) has skilled and caring staff members using the latest technology. They enable clients to communicate with a speech-generating device or access a computer with assistive technology.
Andrea Guth wins GRH award of excellence for outstanding care and leadershipJuly 19, 2017
Andrea Guth has won Grand River Hospital's award of excellence for her work as a care provider and a leader in many portfolios.
New provincial dollars to revitalize facilities at GRH's Freeport and KW campusesJuly 17, 2017
Grand River Hospital will put new provincial dollars to work in revitalizing facilities at its Freeport and KW campuses. The Government of Ontario has announced $3.425,493 million for projects in 2017 and 2018.
“We would be at a loss without this group of people”: inpatient surgery environmental services wins team award of excellenceJuly 12, 2017
Exceptional patient care at Grand River Hospital depends on an equally high level of support services. That’s why the environmental services team working in GRH’s inpatient surgery unit has won the hospital’s award of excellence.
Anatomical pathology wins GRH's award of excellence for behind-the-scenes support of cancer careJuly 10, 2017
Grand River Hospital’s anatomical pathology team has won the hospital's latest award of excellence for their outstanding work behind the scenes in supporting potential cancer diagnoses.
Save the date: GRH to host Day in Psychiatry educational event on November 8thJuly 6, 2017
Grand River Hospital will host its fourth annual Day in Psychiatry for family physicians and community mental health providers on Wednesday November 8, 2017.