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Grand River Hospital participates in a pilot study to test innovative lung screening x-ray created by University of Waterloo startup KA ImagingNovember 12, 2018
Grand River Hospital (GRH) is partnering with University of Waterloo startup KA Imaging to conduct a pilot study on the use of a high-resolution multi-energy digital x-ray imager for patients with lung nodules. This new technology is faster and less expensive, with the potential to detect lung cancer earlier with better image quality and lower levels of radiation than a traditional CT scan.
Grand River Hospital celebrates its first same-day hip replacement and dischargeNovember 9, 2018
Grand River Hospital (GRH) is celebrating their first same day hip replacement surgery and discharge, marking innovation in surgery to improve a patient’s recovery and quality of life while more effectively using hospital resources.
Day in Psychiatry to connect family doctors, community mental health providers and hospital staff on key topicsNovember 6, 2018
On Wednesday November 7th, more than 100 family doctors and community mental health providers will join Grand River Hospital mental health staff and psychiatrists to discuss important mental health and addictions matters affecting the community.
Grand River Hospital and Kitchener Public Library celebrate successful anniversary of resource centreNovember 5, 2018
Grand River Hospital’s regional cancer centre and Kitchener Public Library are celebrating the first anniversary of their partnership that brought patients a newly redesigned resource centre.
From Ron Gagnon, president and CEO: Grand River HospitalNovember 5, 2018
Grand River Hospital's new president and CEO Ron Gagnon shares his thoughts on joining our hospital, and his intentions as he begins his service in Waterloo Region's health care community.
Donor families and recipients mark the importance of organ and tissue donation as GRH receives Trillium Gift of Life Network awardOctober 30, 2018
Members of the Grand River Hospital community understand how organ and tissue donation can save lives, and are encouraging others to speak to loved ones about the importance of life-saving donations.
New technology offers top-rate disinfection while saving hundreds of hours of time.October 19, 2018
New technology will help Grand River Hospital’s medical device reprocessing department to maintain high-quality care while saving hundreds of hours every year in disinfecting probes used in ultrasound exams.
An update on limits on cannabis use at GRHOctober 17, 2018
Under the Smoke Free Ontario Act, anyone seeking to smoke or vape tobacco or cannabis must do so away from Grand River Hospital property.
Staying up-to-date with screening can reduce the risk of cervical cancerOctober 16, 2018
October 15 to 19 is National Cervical Cancer Awareness Week, and the Waterloo Wellington Regional Cancer Program (WWRCP), in partnership with Cancer Care Ontario, is encouraging women to stay up-to-date with regular Pap tests.
Many local women still not getting screened for breast cancerOctober 10, 2018
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and Waterloo Wellington Regional Cancer Program (WWRCP), in partnership with Cancer Care Ontario, is encouraging women between the ages of 50 and 74 to participate in the Ontario Breast Screening Program (OBSP) and be screened regularly with a mammogram.