About Town: Week of August 29


Cataract Surgery
The Jewish General Hospital is hoping to reduce wait times for cataract surgery by better managing its resources. It recently conducted an analysis of its operations using an approach developed by the Harvard Business School and found that it could make improvements that would increase its capacity for cataract surgery by as much as 50 per cent.
... Experts from the JGH and McGill University’s Desautels Faculty of Management collaborated in this analysis.
Nulman the Collector
Andy Nulman (BCom'83), longtime executive with the Montreal Just for Laughs Festival (JFL), will be honoured by Canadian Hadassah-WIZO at its annual art auction Oct. 16 at Espace Reunion. Nulman, who is currently JFL’s president for festival and television, is an avid art collector. The evening will begin at 6:30 p.m. with a cocktail dinatoire and preview of the works by more than 40 local and international artists up for bids, in collaboration with Galerie de Bellefeuille. The professional auctioneer is Neil Horowitz. The event, co-chaired by Sarah Hutman and Lianne Routtenberg, benefits children, women and health care in Israel and Canada.

Read full article: The Canadian Jewish News, August 27, 2013