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
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
Even though microscopes have been around for hundreds of years, they are still playing a vital role in modern medicine. In fact, a new microscope is being purchased for Kingston General Hospital’s Laboratory Services Department that will reduce the time it takes to diagnose a condition while a...Read more
Welcome to Kingston General Hospital's new website, now that you are here, you're sure to be in for a whole new experience. Along with an all-new look and feel, you’ll see the site has our commitment to Patient- and Family-Centred Care written all over it.
“When we decided it was time to...Read more
A new mobile phone app has been launched in Kingston with a goal of saving the lives of people who experience cardiac arrest outside of the hospital. Kingston is the first community in Canada to introduce PulsePoint – a free app that is already saving lives in more than 1,000...Read more
A Magnetic Resonance Imaging machine is one of the most technologically advanced pieces of equipment in the hospital. It supports the care of all types of patients, ranging from complex cancer, cardiac and pediatric patients, to the hockey player who hurt a knee during a game of shinny.
Unfortunately, because...Read more
Kingston General Hospital has installed special, new software on hundreds of PCs that will automatically put them into a sleep mode during periods of inactivity.
"This program is an easy way for us to save energy and money," says Allan McLuskie, Director of Facilities Management. "We estimate it...Read more