NYGH in the News 2013

Please note; This is a list of news items featuring, or mentioning, North York General Hospital in 2013.. In some cases, links to past clips or stories have been removed by the media outlet and are no longer available for viewing

North York General commended on CBC radio
December 24, 2013
A community member who was a patient at North York General during the power outage of December 2013 commends the hospital for their great work and excellent patient care. Hear the clip (note that mention of NYGH starts 3 minutes and 15 seconds into clip)

Elves wrap gifts before Santa visits kids at NYGH
North York Mirror, December 18, By Lisa Queen
The Hartley's fifth annual holiday video game drive for kids
Financial Post | Business; November 26, 2013; Section: Post Arcade; Byline: Matt Hartley

Straight talk about Hypospadias, a rare penile condition
Parents Canada magazine, December 2013; By Erin Dym on November 26, 2013

Wolters Kluwer Health Convenes Expert Panel to Explore the Impact of Evidence-Based Medicine on Healthcare in Canada
Business Wire; Thu Nov 21 2013, 2:00 pm ET; Byline: Wolters Kluwer Health
One of the panelists includes Jeremy Theal, MD, Chief Medical Information Officer at North York General.
Reversed Shared Care in Mental Health: Bringing Primary Physical Health Care to Psychiatric Patients
Canadian Journal of Community Mental Health; Thomas Ungar, Stuart Goldman, Madalyn Marcus
Published on the web October 29, 2013

Toronto hospital building a revolutionary 'poop bank' as antidote against C. difficile
National Post | News; Mon Nov 4 2013; Section: Canada; Byline: Tom Blackwell

NYGH's Phillips House will be Canadian first in mental illness support
North York Mirror, October 30, 2013 by Lisa Queen
Toronto Star, October 17, 2013 by Jane Gerster
CTV, October 10, 2013
Diana Adams, Geriatric Emergency Medicine (GEM) RN at North York General discusses how NYGH's Emergency Department uses a Montessori Method approach for dementia patients in this CTV video clip broadcast on October 10, 2013.

Toronto man ends his life to avert horrors of Huntington's disease
Toronto Star, September 7, 2013, By Robert Cribb, News/GTA Section

NYGH to share order sets and promote CPOE
Canadian Healthcare Technology; September 6, 2013, By Jerry Zeidenberg, Page 1
Ontario teen with Prader-Willi given another week at Pittsburgh hospital
Family of Mikaela Clark are relieved as she continues treatment for syndrome and more
Toronto Star; August 20, 2013, By: Robin Levinson Staff Reporter, News/GTA Section

Toronto baby Jacob shares royal birthday
Toronto Star, July 22, 2013, By Jane Gerster, News/GTA

Surgeon Fahima Osman leaves her underdog status behind
Globe and Mail, July 1, 2013, By Erin Anderssen, National News

NYGH uses new method to calm distressed dementia patients in ED
National Post, June 3, 2013, By Katrina Clarke

NYGH reassures mammography patients
North York Mirror, May 17, 2013

Nursing Week: More than 140 nurses nominated for Nightingale Award
Toronto Star, May 7, 2013, Life Section
Ontario parents seek U.S. treatment for teen with Prader Willi disorder
Toronto Star, April 21, 2013, By Theresa Boyle, News/GTA
Dr. Glenn Berall, Chief of Paediatrics at North York General,appeals to Government for specialized treatment for NYGH patient. See the video.

Palliative care program at North York General gets funding boost
North York Mirror, February 17, 2013, By Lisa Queen

North York General Hospital: Anatomy of a culture change
Financial Post | Business; February 4, 2013; Section: Corporate Culture Awards; Byline: Special to Financial Post

Dr. Tim Rutledge speaks about Patient Advisorson Metro Morning
January 9, 2013
Listen to the audio clip as Dr. Tim Rutledge, President & CEO of North York General, talks about Patient Advisors with Matt Galloway on Metro Morning.