Tag Archives: KGH

Vlogging about my Heart Function DECLINE. . .

I’ve known this information for a while . . . my heart function is lowering. We’re doing tests – Cardiology in Kingston and Toronto. Quite a few stress tests and ECGs and checking my defibrillator – as it logs my … Continue reading

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Kingston General Hospital CEO (Leslee Thompson) Graciously cites my MESSAGE in essay . . .

Wanted to thank Leslee Thompson, the CEO of Kingston General Hospital, for citing me in an essay she co-wrote about patient engagement in healthcare ,for the December issue of Longwoods.com. Leslee co-authored the essay with Hugh McLeod, (CEO, Canadian Patient … Continue reading

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Something Positive to Come Back For . . .

Fingers crossed . . . but I may have the opportunity to try the new dialysis machines for the hospital in the new year. The new machines are the NxStage dialysis machines. Portable. Easier to set-up and use. Travel-friendly. (Google … Continue reading

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My Relationship Status (with my hospital) has Changed to “In a Relationship” . . .

In the 70’s there used to be cigarette ads with the slogan, “You’ve come a long way, baby”. I thought I’d borrow the slogan to use here. It’s one of those statements that can stop you in your tracks in … Continue reading

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Helping Represent Patient Experience Advisors and KGH in VIDEO . . .

Proud to be part of a video created by the Ontario Hospital Association (OHA). This is an organization that’s helped shape and influence health care policy in Ontario. Many aspects of healthcare in this province (in Canada) were formed by the … Continue reading

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I Spy HOPE on the horizon . . .

There’s a new dialysis machine in town and I have a serious crush!! Continue reading

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