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Awards & Recognition 2017

NYGH first acute care hospital in Canada to win prestigious IT award
February 3, 2017
North York General Hospital (NYGH) is the first acute care hospital in Canada to be presented with the HIMSS Davies Award of Excellence. Only about 50 hospitals around the world are recipients of this award by the Health Information Management Systems Society, known as HIMSS. North York General was awarded this distinction for its eCare initiative, a multi-year, hospital-wide health care information technology (IT) transformation strategy. Read the complete article from NYGH's community newsletter, The Pulse.

A Canadian first: Innovative biopsy procedure for prostate cancer

February 3, 2017
The Gale and Graham Wright Prostate Centre at North York General Hospital'sBranson Ambulatory Care Centre is the only place in Canada using a new biopsy procedure to test for prostate cancer that significantly reduces the chance of developing an infection. Read the complete article and link to a story on CTV News.