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Juravinski Cancer Centre

699 Concession Street Hamilton, ON L8V 5C2

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McMaster Children’s Hospital

1200 Main St W Hamilton, ON L8N 3Z5

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West End Clinic/Urgent Care Centre

690 Main Street West Hamilton, ON L8S 1A4

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12:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Eva and mom Angie
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New RJCHC parenting workshops give families strategies and solutions

Angie Butt’s daughter, Eva, was born with a variety of health challenges. Over the last few years, she and her husband have been focused on getting Eva, 6, the help she needs from specialists at McMaster Children’s Hospital (MCH). And now there’s an opportunity for them to take part in a series of parenting workshops...

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Real-time updates from HHS operating rooms now available through Epic

When Lindsay Janzen’s baby underwent a six-hour surgery earlier this month, the worried mom received text-message updates directly from the operating room to her mobile phone while she waited at Hamilton Health Sciences’ (HHS) McMaster Children’s Hospital (MCH). “I really appreciated getting real-time updates through texts.” — Lindsay Janzen, mom This service, called Visit Messaging,...

Looking Back, Leaping Forward
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2021-22 Community Report: Looking Back, Leaping Forward

Dear partners and peers, It’s with immense pride that I share with you Hamilton Health Sciences’ 2021-22 Community Report. Despite the many relentless challenges our sector has faced in the last year, our hospital made many landmark achievements, not the least of which is the recent implementation of our new electronic medical record system, Epic....

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New first-of-its-kind CT scanner in Canada at HHS

HAMILTON, ON – A new computed tomography (CT) scanner at Hamilton Health Sciences’ (HHS) McMaster University Medical Centre (MUMC) is the first of its kind in Canada. The new CT is faster and produces better images to aid in diagnosis and treatment. “To be the first hospital in Canada to have this CT machine shows...

Stories

New diagnostic imaging equipment at HHS – including a first-of-its kind CT scanner in Canada

There’s excitement in the air at Hamilton Health Sciences’ (HHS) McMaster University Medical Centre (MUMC). The diagnostic imaging (DI) unit at MUMC recently welcomed newly renovated rooms and upgraded equipment, part of HHS’ Managed Equipment Service contract with Siemens Healthineers. The journey towards completing the renovations and upgrades stretched out over several months. The first...

Eva and mom Angie
Stories

New RJCHC parenting workshops give families strategies and solutions

Angie Butt’s daughter, Eva, was born with a variety of health challenges. Over the last few years, she and her husband have been focused on getting Eva, 6, the help she needs from specialists at McMaster Children’s Hospital (MCH). And now there’s an opportunity for them to take part in a series of parenting workshops...

Smiling baby in a yellow hospital gown
Digital Health , Stories

Real-time updates from HHS operating rooms now available through Epic

When Lindsay Janzen’s baby underwent a six-hour surgery earlier this month, the worried mom received text-message updates directly from the operating room to her mobile phone while she waited at Hamilton Health Sciences’ (HHS) McMaster Children’s Hospital (MCH). “I really appreciated getting real-time updates through texts.” — Lindsay Janzen, mom This service, called Visit Messaging,...

Stories

New diagnostic imaging equipment at HHS – including a first-of-its kind CT scanner in Canada

There’s excitement in the air at Hamilton Health Sciences’ (HHS) McMaster University Medical Centre (MUMC). The diagnostic imaging (DI) unit at MUMC recently welcomed newly renovated rooms and upgraded equipment, part of HHS’ Managed Equipment Service contract with Siemens Healthineers. The journey towards completing the renovations and upgrades stretched out over several months. The first...

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Health Tips

Mindful eating brings happiness and satisfaction

Have you ever eaten a snack and only realized that you finished it when you wanted to take another bite, but that bite was not there? The alternative to this is called mindful eating. What is mindful eating? “Mindful eating is an approach to enjoying food nonjudgmentally and also intentionally paying attention to the eating...

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It’s easy eating green this Earth Day

April 22 is Earth Day and the McMaster Children’s Hospital’s Children’s Exercise and Nutrition Centre (CENC) is celebrating by sharing a great green recipe – creamy broccoli soup. “Making homemade soups is a budget-friendly and healthy way to include a variety of nutrients into your meal planning,” says Anne Marie DiGravio, registered dietitian at the...

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Health Tips

Thinking of fasting? Remember to consider your medical conditions

By Dr. Sabira Kanani, palliative care physician, and Dr. Iqbal Jaffer, cardiac surgeon, Hamilton Health Sciences With the approach of Ramadan there are many individuals who plan to fast from sun-up to sun-down. This means not eating or drinking during this time. However, fasting doesn’t mean you stop taking your medications as well. Some people...

Our People , Stories

Volunteers are back at HHS! Meet three people happy to be returning in-person

At Hamilton Health Sciences (HHS) we’re fortunate to have more than 1,300 volunteers supporting our patients, their families and our staff. They’re an essential part of what we do. Some volunteer programs have continued to run in a modified way during the pandemic while others have had to stop completely. Everyone is eager to return...

Our People

#WeAnswerTheCall: National Nursing Week is May 9-15

National Nursing Week takes place from May 9-15 this year. The theme chosen by the Canadian Nurses Association is #WeAnswerTheCall. It reflects how nurses of all levels continue to serve their patients, their patients’ families, and their communities through the most challenging of times. Nurses at Hamilton Health Sciences (HHS) face challenges head on. Whether...

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Introducing a gynecologist who specializes in endometriosis

Endometriosis is a chronic inflammatory condition that affects the whole body. It happens when tissue similar to that which normally lives inside a person’s uterus grows outside of their uterus, such as in the ovaries, bowel, pelvic ligaments, or other parts of the body, often causing pain. The condition affects up to 1 in 10...

Smiling baby in a yellow hospital gown
Digital Health , Stories

Real-time updates from HHS operating rooms now available through Epic

When Lindsay Janzen’s baby underwent a six-hour surgery earlier this month, the worried mom received text-message updates directly from the operating room to her mobile phone while she waited at Hamilton Health Sciences’ (HHS) McMaster Children’s Hospital (MCH). “I really appreciated getting real-time updates through texts.” — Lindsay Janzen, mom This service, called Visit Messaging,...

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Digital Health , Stories

Virtual care just got easier with MyChart

When the COVID-19 pandemic began to affect our community, Hamilton Health Sciences (HHS) made a quick shift to virtual appointments for outpatient care. While not all clinics can accommodate virtual care, the ones that could, did. A year into the pandemic, HHS experienced a massive 1,500 per cent increase in virtual care, with thousands of...

Digital Health

One week live with Epic

Hamilton Health Sciences’ (HHS) new hospital information system, Epic, launched just over one week ago. We’re happy to celebrate three important milestones that allow our patients to receive even better care. More than 1,700 patients are on board with MyChart Since June 4, more than 1,700 patients signed up for MyChart. MyChart allows HHS patients...

Looking Back, Leaping Forward
Media Room

2021-22 Community Report: Looking Back, Leaping Forward

Dear partners and peers, It’s with immense pride that I share with you Hamilton Health Sciences’ 2021-22 Community Report. Despite the many relentless challenges our sector has faced in the last year, our hospital made many landmark achievements, not the least of which is the recent implementation of our new electronic medical record system, Epic....

Media Room

New first-of-its-kind CT scanner in Canada at HHS

HAMILTON, ON – A new computed tomography (CT) scanner at Hamilton Health Sciences’ (HHS) McMaster University Medical Centre (MUMC) is the first of its kind in Canada. The new CT is faster and produces better images to aid in diagnosis and treatment. “To be the first hospital in Canada to have this CT machine shows...

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Hamilton Health Sciences’ innovative solution to some of the surgical backlog

HAMILTON, ON – There are 1,396 pediatric and 6,053 adults waiting for surgery at HHS. A backlog of surgical procedures was evident before the pandemic, but COVID-19 has worsened the situation. With funding of $450,00O through the province’s Surgical Innovation Fund, HHS has developed a plan to tackle wait times for certain spine, knee and...

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Hamilton Health Sciences | @HamHealthSci - June 28
We had been waiting for this moment for a very long time. Our two-year journey to renew our aging hospital informat… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…
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Hamilton Health Sciences | @OntHospitalAssn - June 27
A @HamHealthSci family shares how surgical delays hurt kids. 2 brothers are born w/the same genetic disorder & need… https://t.co/V6XAWlKpPG
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Hamilton Health Sciences | @HamHealthSci - June 27
Having surgery at one of our hospitals? You’ll be invited to use a new messaging service available to patients and… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…