Mount Saint Joseph Hospital

Fundraiser celebrates Chinese New Year (Tapestry Foundation for Health Care)

The Feast of Fortune 2015 evening was held this past weekend at The Hyatt.

High-tech scanner sought for Mount Saint Joseph Hospital

A physician once called one of B.C.'s oldest computed tomography scanners a “non-invasive diagnostic workhorse.”

Space is tight in one-stop-shop for breast cancer diagnosis (Mount Saint Joseph Hospital)

A tight-knit clinic at Mount Saint Joseph Hospital plans to renovate its small space to better serve women with breast cancer diagnoses. 

Local News Wrap — Nov. 19, 2014 (Mount Saint Joseph Hospital)

Watch the Local News Wrap for November 19, 2014.

Stroke of Luck

Jacques Lalonde is trying to reach his thumb to his pinky. Just more than a year after suffering a stroke, that’s one of the daily exercises the 51-year-old performer is doing to regain mobility in his right hand. Lalonde’s record for touching his two digits without fumbling or stopping due to exhaustion or frustration is five times in a row.

Fred UnLEEshed: August 1, 2014

BREAST SAVER: The Providence Health Care Breast Centre at Mount Saint Joseph Hospital opened in 2009 to provide quick access to tests and to reduce wait times for diagnosis. The first of its kind, it has seen more than 12,000 patients come through its doors, but after six busy years, clinic space has become constrained. Renovations are needed to create additional consultation rooms to help meet increased patient demands and accommodate private and sensitive patient and family conversations around diagnoses.

Fred Lee's Social Network: July 27

Breast Ever Luncheon at the Hotel Georgia

Fred Lee, Special to The Province

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PHCRI research study gives hope to those with chronic non-healing wounds

Monday, August 19, 2013, VANCOUVER, BC — New research by the Providence Health Care Research Institute tackles a major problem plaguing long-term care facilities and hospitals. The study, published in the Nature Publication Group journal Cell Death and Differentiation, gives hope to those with chronic non-healing wounds, a problem affecting as many as 20-25 percent of patients in long-term care facilities.

New feature will broadcast the average wait to see a doctor at five hospitals in Vancouver area

You tune in to News1130 to find out about wait times at the border crossings and ferry terminals, so why not at hospital emergency departments? Dr. Eric Grafstein is the head of ER services for Vancouver Coastal Health and helped develop a website that lets people can see how long of a wait they’re in for at the health region’s emergency rooms.

An inside look at palliative care

The CBC will be broadcasting a one hour documentary on palliative care produced by UBC and Providence.


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