High-risk newborn infants in intensive care at Kingston Health Sciences Centre will be the first in Canada to be monitored and evaluated for their feeding skills in a novel research initiative led by Dr. Kimberly Dow.
Her 30-month project will study the use of a nipple-monitoring device in the neonatal...Read more
Patients and families glancing at their telephone’s call display will soon be able to spot that Kingston Health Sciences Centre is trying to reach them.
As of Tuesday, August 29, both sites of Kingston Health Sciences Centre (KHSC), Hotel Dieu Hospital (HDH) and Kingston General Hospital (KGH), are displaying a...Read more
Surgical teams at Kingston Health Sciences Centre (KHSC) now have the latest technology at their fingertips when performing delicate brain and spine surgeries. Two new neuronavigation systems are now in place in the Operating Rooms at Kingston General Hospital thanks to a recent $350,000 donation from the KGH...Read more
It’s not unusual for a visit to a family physician to end in a referral to a specialist in the quest for more information or treatment for a specific condition or health concern. As patients across the country know, it may take some time before an appointment can actually take...Read more
Kingston General Hospital, (KGH) the first hospital in Canada to complete a blue light cystoscopy outside of a clinical trial, will soon begin offering the procedure on regular basis to improve the quality of life for patients living with bladder cancer in Southeastern Ontario.
The procedure combines a...Read more
A revolutionary new technology is now in use at Kingston General Hospital (KGH) that is improving the treatment of patients with complex cardiac conditions. Known as the St. Jude Medical™ Ensite Precision™ cardiac mapping system, this technology is the first of its kind to be used in a...Read more
David Maslove, a clinician scientist and intensive care specialist with the Kingston General Hospital Research Institute, has published new research that suggests that commercially available fitness trackers provide accurate enough data to be useful for patient monitoring in a hospital setting.
With the increasing popularity of personal fitness trackers –...Read more
The province’s efforts to create an electronic health record for every patient are picking up steam. Here at KGH we have been doing our part by taking part in an important pilot project that has successfully brought patient lab test results online for care teams in our hospital to view....Read more
New technology is coming to KGH that will raise the bar on how we deliver patient care. Our Automated Chemistry Track will streamline how patient specimens are tested in our Clinical Laboratory.
“Lab test results are used to make clinical decisions about admission, discharge and diagnosis for our patients, so...Read more
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