July-August 2015

 

Deliver, Connect, Transform, Advance: Strategy 2015-2018  

NYGH's Strategy 2015-2018 outlines what we are doing to provide exceptional care to our diverse communities.


With the launch of North York General Hospital's 2015-2018 Strategy, we have set ambitious goals to provide exceptional care to our diverse communities. Further, we are defining what it truly means to be a leading community academic hospital. 


Read a message from President and CEO Tim Rutledge. 

  

 

Emergency medicine education goes global

Dr. Anton Helman is the founder and host of Emergency Medicine Cases.

 

Emergency Physician Dr. Anton Helman is the founder and host of Emergency Medicine Cases, a free online medical education podcast, medical blog and website. 

Emergency Medicine Cases is Canada's most listened to emergency medicine podcast with thousands of subscribers and over 1.4 million podcast downloads in five years.


 


Noise-induced hearing loss affects all ages

Turn down the volume on your devices to protect your hearing.


Statistics show that hearing loss is the fastest growing and one of the most prevalent chronic conditions facing Canadians today.


Otolaryngologist 
Dr. Everton Gooden says the higher the volume on your device, the more prone you are to hearing loss. 

 


Learn more about hearing loss. 

 

 

Stool can be a good indication of your overall health.

The scoop on poop 


Did you know stool can be a good indicator of your overall health? Your bowel movements can reveal signs of infection, digestive problems and even early signs of colon cancer.
 

Dr. Vishal Patel,
a Gastroenterologist and Internal Medicine Physician at North York General Hospital, describes what's normal and when to talk to a doctor about your stool.

 

Get the scoop. 

2014-2015 Year in Review  

North York General Hospital led the provincial ranking of Emergency Department (ED) pay-for-results (P4R) in 2014.


North York General Hospital is proud to be a leading community academic hospital, focused on providing exceptional health care to our diverse communities. Our Year in Review lists many of our highlights, awards and media mentions.
 

Find out more and read our Year in Review. 

 


Behind the scenes: Cleaning patient rooms

Kenny Paiva, Manager of Support Services, talk about the role of Environmental Services staff in cleaning patient rooms and supporting patient safety.


In this video, Kenny Paiva, Manager of Support Services, describes the work of Environmental Services staff in cleaning patient rooms and ensuring patient safety. 

 

Awards and recognition  


View our latest award recipients.

Investigators from North York General Hospital are publishing findings in peer-reviewed journals, and also delivering presentations at international conferences. Learn more about these publications. 


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