15 December 2011 - Ontario’s first francophone hospital-based
It is with great pride that Hôpital Montfort today launched its simulation laboratory. The new facility can reproduce real-world clinical situations through the use of simulators that allow health-care providers to acquire new skills and perfect their competencies in a safe learning environment that poses no risk to actual patients.
7 December 2011 - Hôpital Montfort celebrates 10th anniversary of landmark court ruling
Hôpital Montfort today commemorated, with a great deal of pride, a decisive moment in the history of Franco-Ontarians. Ten years ago, the Court of Appeal for Ontario handed down a ruling in Montfort's favour which overturned a decision by the government of the day to shut down the hospital.
2 December 2011 - Hôpital Montfort: now a full member of ACAHO
OTTAWA, December 2, 2011 -- The Association of Canadian Academic Healthcare Organizations (ACAHO) has just welcomed Hôpital Montfort with open arms as the organization's newest member.
24 November 2011 - Comprehensive partnership agreement signed with the University of Ottawa
OTTAWA, November 24, 2011 – Today Hôpital Montfort signed a comprehensive partnership agreement with the University of Ottawa and four other university teaching hospitals in the region.
1 November 2011 - Hôpital Montfort's first job fair
Over a thousand people took part in the Hôpital Montfort job fair, which took place last October 21 and 22.
3 October 2011 - Montfort earns accreditation with flying colours
OTTAWA, October 3, 2011 -- Hôpital Montfort has fulfilled all of Accreditation Canada's requirements to obtain official accreditation for the institution. Only 20 per cent of Canadian hospitals achieve accreditation without conditions.
23 September 2011 - Two major francophone institutions sign comprehensive partnership agreement
Ottawa, September 23, 2011 – Hôpital Montfort and La Cité collégiale signed, earlier today, a comprehensive partnership agreement that will accelerate requests for practicums, ease administrative requirements and allow more students to receive training in a hospital setting.
19 August 2011 - New Head of the Mental Health Program
Ottawa, August 19, 2011 – Hôpital Montfort is proud to announce the appointment of Dr. Raymond Tempier, an experienced psychiatrist, as head of its Mental Health Program, which is celebrating its 35th anniversary this year.
15 August 2011 - The loss of a great lady of Hôpital Montfort
OTTAWA, August 15, 2011 - Hôpital Montfort’s staff is saddened by the news of the death, on August 12, of Ms. Agathe Bélisle, following a long illness.
12 August 2011 - Funding for the Orléans Family Health Hub
On August 12, 2011, the Provincial Minister for Infrastructure, the Honourable Bob Chiarelli, and the MPP for Ottawa-Orléans, Phil McNeely, announced the allocation of $ 60 million to finance the construction of phase 1 of the Orléans Family Health Hub.
Hôpital Montfort is pleased with the funding announcement made earlier this morning by the Government of Ontario. The injection of new funds will enable the New Montfort to successfully expand.
8 July 2011 - New Chair to Lead Montfort's Board of Trustees
The Administration of Hôpital Montfort is proud to announce that Alain-Michel Sékula has been appointed as Chair of the hospital’s Board of Trustees.
On June 15, Hôpital Montfort held its annual general meeting under the theme “People who care; the pursuit of excellence”.
Once again, Hôpital Montfort has cut waiting times at its Emergency Department for patients not admitted. Just over 80% of patients classified as minor cases are seen and discharged within four hours.
Today marks the 10th edition of Journée Montfort, an important gathering of health professionals, which is held at the Hampton Inn Conference Centre. Every year, Hôpital Montfort holds a full day of training in French for Francophones across the country.
1 April 2011 - Reductions in wait times and infections
Hôpital Montfort has released today its inaugural Quality Improvement Plan (QIP).
14 February 2011 - Prestigious Award for the New Montfort Expansion Project
The contracting firm EllisDon recently received the prestigious Don Chutter Meritous Achievement Award in recognition of the excellence of the expansion work it carried out at Hôpital Montfort.
2 February 2011 - CHEO and Montfort ERs Seeing More Patients Sooner
McGuinty Government Helping Reduce ER Wait Times Ontario is improving patient care at the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario and the Montfort Hospital by helping lower emergency room (ER) wait times.
31 January 2011 - Quality comes first at the new Montfort!
At Montfort, quality comes first. And as part of this on-going commitment, we have created a new executive position totally dedicated to quality and organizational performance. After a rigorous selection process, Montfort is proud to announce the appointment of Mr. Philippe Marleau as Vice-President, Quality and Organizational Performance. This new direction includes the integration of quality, risk management, organizational performance, decision support, patient relations, registration, privacy and access to information.
28 January 2011 - New Director of communications
The Montfort Hospital is pleased to announce the appointment of its new Director of communications, Ms. Lucie Laurion.
25 January 2011 - $45,000 in New Grants for Eastern Ontario Students
At a press conference attended by numerous dignitaries, the Montfort Hospital and Collège Boréal foundations announced the creation of two new bursaries totalling $45,000 for students in eastern Ontario registered in the Medical Radiation Technology (MRT) program at Collège Boréal.
14 January 2011 - Montfort family loses one of its greatest defenders
The Hôpital Montfort is saddened by the passing of Michel Gratton, who worked at Montfort as a communicator, writer and strategist. He was a key to the success of SOS Montfort. The Board of Trustees along with hospital staff staff offer their most sincere condolences to his family. Michel is survived by three daughters, Marie-France, Brigitte and Dr. Valerie Gratton, a family physician at Montfort.
11 January 2011 - Construction begins on a new Withdrawal Management Centre
Today, the Honourable Madeleine Meilleur, Minister of Community and Social Services and Minister responsible for Francophone Affairs, attended the groundbreaking ceremony of the new Ottawa Withdrawal Management Centre (OWMC), on a new site, located at 1777 Montreal Road, in Ottawa.