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Grand River Hospital
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Grand River Hospital and the University of Waterloo partner to study vision loss in hospital patientsJanuary 10, 2019
Grand River Hospital has partnered with the University of Waterloo School of Optometry and Vision Science (WOVS) to study the vision of patients currently in hospital at our Freeport Campus to better understand current levels of vision loss among this group. The goal is to create a screening tool to identify patients who have poor vision to help health care providers take precaution to avoid falls.
Dr. Ernest Osei: leading, educating and innovating exceptional cancer careJanuary 7, 2019
Dr. Ernest Osei’s career at Grand River Hospital can seem like a buffet at times, combining generous helpings of leadership, teaching and research Through it all, Dr. Osei is dedicated to providing Waterloo Region and Guelph-Wellington residents with exceptional cancer care.
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.
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.
Carol Ballantyne: keeping our oncology clinical trials running smoothly behind the scenesSeptember 27, 2018
Clinical trials are as unique as patients, and each study has different rules, regulations, and reports required to keep the study on track. As the ethics coordinator on GRH’s clinical trials team, Carol Ballantyne has been keeping our oncology clinical trials running smoothly behind the scenes for almost a decade.
Kristin Krokoszynski: helping change the standard of care through cancer clinical trialsAugust 23, 2018
Kristin Krokoszynski has worked as a study coordinator in GRH’s clinical trials department for almost 9 years overseeing all aspects of our cancer clinical trials and ensuring an excellent experience for our patients enrolled in the studies.
GRH’s office of research & innovation collaborates with Laurier MBA students on capstone projectAugust 2, 2018
The students presented a report that looked at different approaches to research and innovation in health care settings
GRH partners with University of Waterloo on new biomedical technology graduate program, the first of its kind in CanadaJuly 16, 2018
A $1.65 million grant was announced today to help fund a new program that will bring University of Waterloo biomedical engineering students to GRH to work alongside clinicians.
GRH research and innovation work highlighted at local clinical research symposiumMay 31, 2018
On Wednesday, May 30, GRH’s Office of Research and Innovation participated in the 5th annual Waterloo-Wellington clinical research and quality improvement symposium (WWCRQI) at the Michael G. DeGroote School of Medicine Waterloo Regional Campus in downtown Kitchener.
GRH partners with UW researchers and Huron Digital Pathology to create a “digital revolution” in pathology with medical search engineMay 31, 2018
Dr. Adrian Batten, Joint Chief of Laboratory Medicine of GRH and SMGH, in partnership with a research group at the University of Waterloo (UW), and Huron Digital Pathology is hoping to improve the pathological assessment of cancer by creating a medical image search engine.