Second-year orthopedic resident Dr Andrew McGuire feels confident in his ability to care for patients, after completing the first phase of his training that, under the new competency-based medical education (CBME) model adopted last year, is designed to prepare residents for the responsibility of being on call and delivering more direct...Read more
For the third straight year a team of caped crusaders proved that even superheroes have to do their chores. On August 2, Batman, Superman, Wonder Woman, Spiderman, Thor and Captain America literally swung by to clean windows and bring smiles to pediatric patients at Kingston Health Sciences Centre’s KGH site....Read more
Kidney disease doesn’t just affect a patient’s body, it’s hard on their brain too -- but no one really knows to what extent. Now, new research at Kingston Health Sciences Centre (KHSC) is offering intriguing insights into the kidney-brain connection that could change the way that kidney disease is assessed...Read more
You might start hearing some extra noise around the Diagnostic Imaging department of the Kingston Health Sciences – Kingston General Hospital site in the upcoming week’s as construction will begin soon for a second MRI scanner.
“We are thrilled about moving forward with this initiative which will dramatically shorten wait...Read more
Saving lives is the specialty of trauma experts at Kingston Health Sciences Centre and now they’re taking the basics of one of their most critical skills—stopping uncontrollable bleeding—directly to the public. The goal is to train people to act quickly in emergencies such as a mass shooting or explosive event.
“Uncontrolled bleeding...Read more
The worlds of physiotherapy and psychology might seem unrelated. However, one physiotherapist at Kingston Health Sciences Centre (KHSC) wants to find out if blending the two fields can lead to better patient care.
Kyle Vader has worked in the Chronic Pain Clinic at the Hotel Dieu Hospital site of KHSC...Read more
An innovative clinic for patients of the ICU at Kingston Health Sciences Centre was recently recognized with an international award for its work in helping patients transition from the ICU back to their homes and community.
Known as the THRIVE Post ICU Clinic Collaborative award, this award recognizes up to...Read more
Patients with aortic valve disease have a new option for treatment at Kingston Health Sciences Centre. The treatment approach, first used at Kingston Health Sciences Centre’s (KHSC) Kingston General Hospital (KGH) site in 2016, involves a keyhole surgery to replace a diseased valve with a new prosthetic one that needs...Read more
Kingston Health Sciences Centre (KHSC) has been successfully accredited by Accreditation Canada, signaling our success as a newly integrated organization in achieving almost 98 per cent compliance with close to 3,000 criteria for providing safe, high quality health services.
The accreditation decision comes after KHSC completed a comprehensive self-assessment lasting...Read more