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Sep 30, 2019, 13:18 ET Computer systems problems at the MUHC

MONTREAL, Sept. 30, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - The MUHC is currently experiencing major problems with its computer systems. Anyone requiring emergency care should visit another institution. All clinical...


Jan 14, 2019, 16:19 ET Media Advisory - MUHC responding to emergency situation

MONTREAL, Jan. 14, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - The McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) will hold a media briefing to provide more information about the emergency situation that has occurred in Montreal....


Jan 14, 2019, 14:12 ET Media Advisory - MUHC Responding to Emergency Situation

MONTREAL, Jan. 14, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - The McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) will hold a media briefing to provide more information about the emergency situation that has occurred in Montreal....


Apr 26, 2018, 10:30 ET Extraordinary $15-million gift will create unique powerhouse initiative to fight infections and immune threats to human health

Partnership between McGill and the MUHC will bring together over 250 researchers under the newly created McGill Interdisciplinary Initiative in Infection and Immunity MONTRÉAL, April 26, 2018 /CNW...


Nov 20, 2015, 07:00 ET The Gift of Sound: Montreal Children's Hospital becomes first hospital in North America to install new bone-anchored hearing implant in teenage patient

MONTREAL, Nov. 20, 2015 /CNW Telbec/ - Fifteen-year-old Karina Théorêt was born deaf in her right ear. As a toddler, doctors confirmed that her hearing loss could not be restored. But a few months...


Sep 08, 2015, 14:30 ET Action plan to remedy drain blockages and spillovers at the Glen site

MONTREAL, Sept. 8, 2015 /CNW Telbec/ - Since the opening of the Glen site's facilities, drain blockages and spillovers have become a source of disruption and concern for everyone in the McGill...


Jun 20, 2015, 16:09 ET MUHC celebrates the inauguration of its state-of-the Glen site

Thousands of Montrealers join in the festivities and show their love for their city MONTREAL, June 20, 2015 /CNW Telbec/ - The McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) inaugurated today its Glen site...


Feb 02, 2015, 10:00 ET World-class research facilities: "From bench to bedside"

MONTREAL, Feb. 2, 2015 /CNW Telbec/ - Today, Mr. Normand Rinfret, Director General and CEO of the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC), and Dr. Vassilios Papadopoulos, Executive Director and Chief...


Nov 07, 2014, 09:00 ET MUHC gets keys to the new hospital

Certification of substantial completion of Glen site is issued MONTREAL, Nov. 7, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - Today, the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) has full access to the new facilities at its...


Sep 23, 2014, 08:31 ET The MUHC announces the death of Mr Gilles Latulippe CM., CQ.

MONTRÉAL, Sept. 23, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - The McGill University Health Centre regrets to announce the death of comedian Gilles Latulippe at the Montreal General Hospital early this morning. Mr...


Sep 12, 2014, 07:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Media invitation - Major announcement regarding cancer centre at MUHC Glen site/

MONTREAL, Sept. 10, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - Members of the media are invited to attend a press conference on Friday, September 12, 2014 when the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) will deliver a...


Sep 10, 2014, 07:00 ET Media invitation - Major announcement regarding cancer centre at MUHC Glen site

MONTREAL, Sept. 10, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - Members of the media are invited to attend a press conference on Friday, September 12, 2014 when the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) will deliver a...


Jun 01, 2014, 17:55 ET Patricia O'Connor Receives Canadian College of Health Leaders Nursing Leadership Award

Director of Nursing at McGill University Health Centre recognized for innovative leadership BANFF, AB, June 1, 2014 /CNW/ - The Canadian Foundation for Healthcare Improvement (CFHI) and the McGill...


Apr 11, 2014, 08:00 ET McGill University Health Centre implements new vendor credentialing program

Project to improve patient privacy, security and quality standards at MUHC hospitals MONTREAL, April 11, 2014 /CNW/ - A new program aimed at improving patient safety and quality care has been...


Apr 03, 2014, 07:00 ET Plan your wait with a text update!

The Montreal Children's Hospital launches tech-friendly wait time service for parents – a first of its kind in Québec MONTREAL, April 3, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - Nobody likes spending hours and hours...


Oct 25, 2013, 07:00 ET Media Invitation - Pediatric surgeon develops free app for first-time surgery patients

My First Surgery helps prepare children and parents for the Operating Room MONTREAL, Oct. 25, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - You've just found out your six-year-old daughter needs surgery in a couple of weeks....


Oct 21, 2013, 06:00 ET /R E P E A T -- International Forum on Health - When stakeholders from all fields work together to improve health/

MONTREAL, Oct. 15, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - The very first International Forum on Health (IFH) will be held in Montreal from October 22 to 24, 2013. The Forum is organized by the 5 University Health...


Oct 15, 2013, 12:39 ET International Forum on Health - When stakeholders from all fields work together to improve health

MONTREAL, Oct. 15, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - The very first International Forum on Health (IFH) will be held in Montreal from October 22 to 24, 2013. The Forum is organized by the 5 University Health...


Mar 07, 2013, 22:23 ET MUHC happy to keep the Lachine Hospital

Minister of Health decides to keep the hospital within the MUHC LACHINE, QC, March 7, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - The McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) welcomes today's announcement from the Minister of ...


Feb 27, 2013, 14:07 ET Message from Claudio Bussandri

Chairman of the Board of the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) MONTREAL, Feb. 27, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - We learned today that warrants have been issued for the arrest of Dr. Arthur Porter and Mr....


Sep 18, 2012, 11:03 ET MUHC media statement regarding UPAC intervention

MONTREAL, Sept. 18, 2012 /CNW Telbec/ - The McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) confirms that at 8:00am this morning, the Unité permanente anti-corruption Québec (UPAC) came to the MUHC requesting ...


Sep 05, 2012, 14:32 ET Media bulletin from the MUHC

MONTREAL, Sept. 5, 2012 /CNW Telbec/ - The MUHC confirmed today that two individuals were brought to the Level 1 Trauma Centre at the Montreal General Hospital last night following a shooting...


Apr 24, 2012, 07:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Media Invitation - Broken hearted: A 15-year old's story of life thanks to a mechanical heart - Now heart transplantation is his ONLY hope/

MONTREAL, April 19, 2012 /CNW Telbec/ - The statistics are sobering. In 2011, approximately 396 Quebecers received transplants and 59 died before receiving required organs. At year's end, 264...


Apr 19, 2012, 09:00 ET Media Invitation - Broken hearted: A 15-year old's story of life thanks to a mechanical heart - Now heart transplantation is his ONLY hope

MONTREAL, April 19, 2012 /CNW Telbec/ - The statistics are sobering. In 2011, approximately 396 Quebecers received transplants and 59 died before receiving required organs. At year's end, 264...


Dec 29, 2010, 07:00 ET As part of the One million kilometres, one million dollars campaign presented
by The Mansfield Club in support of The Montreal Children's Hospital
Foundation: Celebrate the New Year with the

MONTREAL, Dec. 29 /CNW Telbec/ - Start the year off right! Each New Year we resolve to lead healthier, more active lifestyles. This year, on the first day of 2011, join an enthusiastic group of...