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Up Close: Medical Laboratory

Laboratory professionals are integral members of the health care team. With up to 85 per cent of medical decisions are based on laboratory results. The expertise and dedication of nearly 700 employees across Hamilton Health Sciences’ and St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton’s labs contribute significantly to the ability to provide excellent care for our patients...

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Pre-surgery program for better post-surgery results

It’s well-known that the healthier a person is before surgery, the more likely they are to have a positive outcome. Our researchers are applying that same concept through the Fit Joints study and are exploring whether participation in a pre-surgery program, which includes exercise, nutrition, medication review and goal setting, can help patients undergoing hip and knee replacements recover better...