Grand River Hospital is helping find a potential treatment for COVID-19July 3, 2020
Grand River Hospital (GRH), in partnership with 50 other academic and community hospitals across Canada and New York, is participating in a study on the effects of convalescent plasma as a treatment method for COVID-19.
Community funded clinical study gives Waterloo Region prostate cancer patients the best possible care through state-of-the-art medical imagingMay 31, 2019
With support from Grand River Hospital Foundation donors, including the Grand River Motorcycle Ride for Dad, and in partnership with McMaster University department of Nuclear Medicine, Grand River Hospital is able to provide prostate cancer patients in our region access to a life-saving state-of-the-art medical imaging scan.
Good food, better healing: How GRH is studying to improve food for patients in hospitalMarch 15, 2019
At Grand River Hospital (GRH), we understand good food contributes to better healing. To better serve our patient’s growing needs, GRH is one of 19 Ontario hospitals participating in a provincial research study aiming to understand what food patients want when they’re in hospital and how hospitals can meet those needs.
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