SOURCE: Business Review Canada

Business Review Canada

February 15, 2011 15:24 ET

Montreal's Jewish General Hospital Awarded Venous Thromboembolism (VTE) Prevention Hospital Award

SAN DIEGO, CA--(Marketwire - February 15, 2011) - A Jewish General Hospital multidisciplinary team was internally assembled with the goal of Venous Thromboembolism Prevention (VTE). Jewish General Hospital's efforts have been recognized nationally and are featured in February's issue of Business Review Canada. The "Safer Healthcare Now!" review panel recently awarded The Venous Thromboembolism (VTE) Prevention Hospital Award to the Jewish General Hospital team.

"We educated nurses and attending staff, did performance audits and gave real-time feedback to those involved. We've seen significant improvements in both subscribing, administrating and, ultimately, preventing VTE/pulmonary embolism in our patient population," said Director of Nursing Lynne McVey.

Composed of Hetal Patel RN, Marie-Claude Germain RN, Jessica Emed RN, Dr. Shannon Fraser and Markirit Armutlu OT, the VTE Prevention team set out to improve internal procedures with the objective of reducing venous thromboembolism incidents.

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About Jewish General Hospital
Founded in 1934, Jewish General Hospital is an acute-care McGill University teaching hospital located in Montreal. The 637-bed Jewish General Hospital directly serves the province of Quebec and beyond. 

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