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Inaugural med-tech conference a resounding successMay 25, 2016
The first Waterloo Region Medical Technology conference brought the health and technology sectors together to celebrate successes and explore new ways to cooperate for the benefit of patients.
Not an average person in this group: oncology clinic nurses win team award of excellenceMay 20, 2016
GRH’s oncology clinic nurses have won the hospital’s latest team award of excellence, marking their unrivaled patient care. The team provides care to more than 2,000 new patients every year in GRH’s regional cancer centre.
GRH genetic counsellor wins Genome Genius awardMay 16, 2016
GRH patients have counted on top-notch genetic counselling from Kathleen Buckley for years. And now Kathleen has bested 124 other genetic counselors from around the world to win the first Invitae Genome Genius award!
Renal fair gives medical students a taste of specialized care for people with kidney diseaseMay 12, 2016
Medical student Simone ten Kortenaar came away from the Waterloo Region Renal Fair amazed about how much teamwork is needed to help patients with kidney disease.
A genuine and trusting person: Dr. Phil Kowtecky wins GRH's May award of excellence.May 11, 2016
A role model. A genuine and trusting person. Respectful of the whole patient, their wishes and wants. Those were some of the words describing Dr. Phil Kowtecky as he won Grand River Hospital’s May award of excellence.
The Dietitian's Dish: healthy eating for new momsMay 8, 2016
The Dietitian's Dish is a new column offering healthy eating tips from GRH's team of registered dietitians. In this edition, Jason DaMaren explores how new moms can eat well after welcoming a new family member.
Educational session for providers focuses on bone healthMay 6, 2016
Bone health was on the agenda as GRH held its latest rehabilitation care educational rounds at the Freeport Campus.
Rescue mission brings quacking new occupants to GRH healing gardenMay 3, 2016
A family of ducks is splashing away in their new home in the GRH healing garden following a skillful rescue by GRH’s facilities staff.
Grand River Hospital’s automated lab celebrates its first anniversary by decreasing wait times by 10 percentApril 25, 2016
Grand River Hospital’s (GRH) one year old automated laboratory uses the latest technology to simplify laboratory processes, increase quality, reduce errors and improve test turnaround time for nearly 2.2 million patient tests a year.
Celebrating Earth Day: from GRH President and CEO Malcolm MaxwellApril 22, 2016
It’s Earth Day, and GRH is doing a great deal to reduce the environmental footprint of our hospital. GRH CEO Malcolm Maxwell outlines some of these accomplishments.