Leaders in Patient Care Excellence

Providing the highest quality care and experience to patients and their families at GGH is a complex challenge.

It takes a team of dedicated, exceptional people working together to meet the needs of the community we serve. This monthly feature is meant to provide a glimpse of the fantastic GGH team who are helping to lead the way to patient care excellence.

GGH Home Care Coordination

Working With Community Health Partners To Successfully Reduce Hospital Readmissions by Patients with Heart Failure

By building strong partnerships, our Hospital is able to improve patient care. There are some health conditions that often result in numerous visits to an Emergency Department. Heart failure is one of them. When the Hospital looked at how to improve the care for these patients it knew it couldn’t do it alone. Any plan…

GGH is a leader when it comes to saving money by using “strength in numbers”

GGH utilizes group-purchaser, Medbuy/Mohawk, more than any other hospital in Ontario Guelph General Hospital (GGH) is a dynamic, acute care facility providing a wide range of services to the 200,000 residents of Guelph and Wellington Country. Each service has unique supply needs while the organization as a whole consumes a wide variety of products as…

Dr. Dean Raso, Chief of Internal Medicine, brings 3 Wishes Project to our Hospital

When Dr. Dean Raso came across articles about the 3 Wishes Project he recognized right away it could help contribute to the Hospital’s mission to provide the highest quality care and experience to patients and their families. The Project was created to improve end-of-life care experiences for patients, families and clinicians. It encourages specific wishes…

Guelph General Hospital provided leadership with regional Surge Plan update

Dr. Ian Digby, Chief of Emergency Medicine advocated for a number of years for a Waterloo Wellington Local Health Integration Network (WWLHIN)-wide surge plan. This year, he and GGH’s Michelle Bott, led the needed update. The surge plan prepares for the anticipated increase in demand for healthcare service that happens this time of the year.…

Dr. Mueller and Angel Netto

Hospital using globally-recognized program to support quality care in its Family Birthing Unit

Providing the best care for mothers and newborns has always been the top priority for Guelph General Hospital’s (GGH) Family Birthing Unit (FBU). With its recent recommitment to the quality-improvement program, MOREOB , expectant moms coming to the hospital can be even more confident of the care they’ll receive. The Hospital’s  Chief of Obstetrics &…