The community at GRH is filled with wonderful people, dedicated to providing the best care for patients.
Every month, the hospital recognizes individuals and teams through an award of excellence program. Hospital staff and patients nominate people and programs for recognition. The winners are selected based on how they meet GRH's values of compassion, collaboration, positive attitude, professionalism and respect.
We are pleased to include information on our award of excellence winners, as well as GRH award winners who have been recognized by other organizations.
Materials management: a cornerstone of exceptional care (and GRH team award winners)July 13, 2016
GRH’s materials management team makes sure needed supplies get to patient care areas in a timely way. Their dedication to this huge role has helped the group win the hospital’s latest team award of excellence.
High tech treatment, compassionate care: interventional radiology team wins GRH award of excellenceJuly 8, 2016
They make the best use of sophisticated medical imaging and surgical tools, combined with compassion for their patients, warm blankets and helping hands. GRH’s interventional radiology suite team has won the hospital’s latest team award of excellence, recognizing their hard work on behalf of patients.
Andy Medwid of GRH security wins hospital's award of excellenceJune 20, 2016
Andy Medwid is the kind of security officer who exemplifies and advances compassionate care at Grand River Hospital. Andy has won GRH’s June award of excellence for his service to patients and the hospital community.
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.
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.
Grand River Hospital recognized by Ontario’s agency for organ and tissue donationApril 21, 2016
Trillium Gift of Life Network has presented Grand River Hospital with the Hospital Achievement Award – Provincial Conversion Rate for its dedication to helping improve organ and tissue donation in Ontario and saving lives through transplantation.
Palliative care physician Dr. Andre Moolman wins GRH award of excellenceApril 20, 2016
Dr. Moolman has won the hospital’s April Award of excellence for his kind and compassionate support of patients with life-threatening conditions as well as individuals at the end of life.
KW Campus front lobby volunteers win GRH's team award of excellenceApril 14, 2016
The KW Campus front lobby volunteers have won the hospital’s April team award of excellence, quite appropriately during National Volunteer Week.
Amy Morton of GRH's clinical teaching unit wins March award of excellenceMarch 11, 2016
GRH social worker Amy Morton has been called the glue that holds GRH’s clinical teaching unit together.
GRH's human resources team wins March award of excellenceMarch 2, 2016
With more than 3,000 staff and nearly 1,000 volunteers, GRH depends on a super group of human resources professionals to advance exceptional care.