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MUHC Opens Newly Renovated Intensive Care Unit At The MGH

Tue, 2002-02-19 (All day)

Montreal, February 19, 2002 - The McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) proudly opened its newly renovated 24-bed Intensive Care Unit during a ribbon cutting ceremony today at the Montreal General Hospital (MGH) site.

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The MUHC Becomes One Of The First Canadian Health Centres To Adopt A Disclosure Policy

Mon, 2001-11-19 (All day)

The McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) becomes one of the first Canadian health institutions to formally adopt a disclosure policy. The hospital will let patients know when medical errors are made or when unplanned outcomes of procedures occur.

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Contact: Lisa Dutton
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Operational Review Of MUHC Completed

Thu, 2001-11-22 (All day)

The Board of Directors of the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) has received the final report of an operational review of its financial, administrative and clinical activities.

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Action ABC Launches Unique Book

Mon, 2001-11-26 (All day)

Action ABC, a literacy program for individuals with life challenges, will launch a unique book entitled The Writer's Pen, on Tuesday, November 27, in collaboration with The Montreal General Hospital of the McGill University Health Centre, The Jewish General Hospital, The Douglas Hospital and The Centre for Addiction and Mental Health.

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Contact: Lisa Lucas
Organization: Action ABC
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Office Phone: 514-235-7440
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MUHC Researcher Plays Key Role In Developing New Diabetes Drug

Mon, 2001-12-17 (All day)

The first clinical trials of INGAP Peptide for the treatment of patients with diabetes mellitus have begun in the United States. INGAP Peptide derives from discoveries made by Dr. Lawrence Rosenberg, Professor of Surgery and Medicine and Director of the Division of Surgical Research at the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) and Dr. Aaron I. Vinik, Professor of Medicine, Anatomy and Neurobiology and Director of the Strelitz Diabetes Institutes at Eastern Virginia Medical School.

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Contact: Lisa Dutton
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Freezing Organs - A Revolutionary Approach To Transplantation

Thu, 2002-01-24 (All day)

A study published today in the prestigious scientific journal, Nature (Jan 24, 2002) presents a novel procedure for organ preservation. Investigators from the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) have found that organs can be successfully transplanted following freezing and storage in liquid nitrogen.

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Contact: Christine Zeindler
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Office Phone: 514-934-1934 ext. 36419
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Researchers Excel in Federal Funding Competition

Wed, 2002-01-30 (All day)

Researchers at the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) Research Institute will receive approximately 10 percent of federal funding from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR)-Canada's leading federal funding agency for health research.

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Contact: Christine Zeindler
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Office Phone: 514-934-1934 ext. 36419
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The McGill University Health Centre ¯Performs Canada's First Heart Pump Implant For Long Term Use

Tue, 2002-03-12 (All day)

The McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) is proud to announce that it has performed Canada's first heart pump implant for long-term support of patients with heart failure.

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Contact: Lisa Dutton
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A Shortage Of Medical Oncologists At The Mcgill University Health Centre Prompts An Aggressive Recruitment Campaign

Mon, 2002-03-18 (All day)

There is a shortage of medical oncologists at the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) due to the departure of three physicians at the Royal Victoria Hospital site over the last year.

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Contact: Lisa Dutton
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The MUHC Officially Opens The Cedars Breast Clinic

Wed, 2002-03-27 (All day)

Today, the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) officially opened its new Cedars Breast Clinic located at the Royal Victoria Hospital site, on the 10th Floor of the Surgical Pavilion.

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