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The Research Institute of St. Joe’s Hamilton publishes an annual report to highlight how research at our hospital impacts the science of medicine and how it benefits the lives of patients in our community and around the world. In our latest report reflecting on 2019, we examine exciting new international collaborations in neuroscience, drug advances […]

The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the need for strong collaboration and clear communication among healthcare providers, particularly when it comes to vulnerable older adults. A unique partnership is creating a digital link between hospital and long-term care (LTC) homes to ensure clear, accurate information flows quickly and easily between the two healthcare providers when transferring […]

HAMILTON, ON (May 21, 2020) – Scientists at The Research Institute of St. Joe’s Hamilton have developed entirely novel COVID-19 testing methods, which will allow for a significant increase in testing capacity across the province. The new methods are being implemented in the Hamilton Regional Laboratory Medicine Program (HRLMP) – a partnership between St. Joseph’s […]

Services available to cleaners, administrators as well as nurses and doctors Dan Taekema · CBC News · May 06, 2020 St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton has a message for anyone working on the front line of the COVID-19 pandemic: “You don’t have to suffer alone.” The hospital system is stepping up as the regional lead for […]

By Katrina Clarke Spectator Reporter Mon., April 20, 2020 A new pilot project will see some 3,000 asymptomatic residents and staff at Hamilton and area care settings tested for COVID-19. On Monday, St. Joseph’s Health System and Niagara Health announced a pilot project is underway to test all asymptomatic patients, residents and some staff in […]

St. Joseph’s Health System & Niagara Health launch new pilot surveillance project to protect the most vulnerable in our health system April 20, 2020 – COVID-19 has had a devasting effect within many congregate care facilities caring for vulnerable elderly residents, prompting the Ontario government to call for greater testing in long-term care and retirement […]

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