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KDH achieves Bronze Status in the Healthy Foods in Champlain Hospitals Initiative

November 13, 2015

Kemptville District Hospital (KDH) has been recognized for its commitment to providing a healthy work environment and promoting healthy lifestyle choices among staff, visitors and patients. The hospital has achieved Bronze status in the Healthy Foods in Champlain Hospitals initiative, which sees hospitals across the region making healthier food available in their cafeterias, gift shops, […]

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KDH Board of Directors announces new CEO Frank J. Vassallo

September 25, 2015

The Kemptville District Hospital (KDH) Board of Directors today announced the appointment of Frank J. Vassallo as the hospital’s new Chief Executive Officer. “We are delighted that Frank will be joining the organization,” said Lis Angus, Chair of the Board of Directors. “With more than two decades of experience in both private and public health […]

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KDH identifies its strategic priorities for the current fiscal year

July 15, 2015

At Kemptville District Hospital we are committed to advancing our mission – to build healthier communities – and achieving our vision: a world of healthy communities. Our Strategic Plan guides us in this work, mapping the direction we need to take as we move forward toward these goals. Like all Ontario hospitals, we develop a […]

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Kemptville District Hospital Board welcomes new Directors Carolyn Chisholm and Robert Noseworthy

July 7, 2015

The Kemptville District Hospital (KDH) Board of Directors is pleased to announce the appointment of Ms. Carolyn Chisholm to the Board, effective June 25, 2015. The Board also welcomes a new ex-officio member, Mr. Robert Noseworthy, who joins in his capacity as the new Chair of the KDH Foundation. Ms. Chisholm brings two decades of […]

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KDH Auxiliary’s 55th Annual Hey Day a great success

June 15, 2015

The heavy rain on Friday, June 12 could not stop the crowds from lining up outside the North Grenville Curling Club, anxious to have first crack at the large selection of treasures, furniture, clothing, and more. Thanks to this kind of support, the 55th annual yard sale organized by the Kemptville District Hospital Auxiliary  once again raised significant […]

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KDH scores in the top 5% of Canadian hospitals for adoption of electronic medical records

May 28, 2015

MAY 28, 2015 – Kemptville District Hospital (KDH) has just achieved Stage 4 in the internationally-recognized Electronic Medical Record Adoption Model (EMRAM) process that charts a healthcare organization’s path through eight stages, 0 to 7, to a fully paperless patient environment. KDH staff are excited and proud to have reached Stage 4 – only 5.2 […]

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KDH honouring its nurses during National Nursing Week

May 11, 2015

May 11, 2015 – Along with hospitals across Canada, Kemptville District Hospital (KDH) is honouring its dedicated nursing professionals during National Nursing Week 2015, May 11 to 17. A week of special events and activities is planned to celebrate the invaluable contributions of the hospital’s nurses, recognized by patients for their professionalism and compassion. In surveys […]

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KDH celebrates dedicated volunteers at its annual Volunteer Appreciation Tea

May 4, 2015

APRIL 21, 2015 – In celebration of National Volunteer Week, Kemptville District Hospital (KDH) honoured and thanked  its 100-plus volunteers with a Volunteer Appreciation Tea at the North Grenville Municipal Centre on April 16. “This Tea is a very special event in the yearly life of the hospital as it provides us with an opportunity […]

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KDH Board announces the appointment of Michel Bilodeau as Interim CEO

April 20, 2015

APRIL 20, 2015 – The Kemptville District Hospital (KDH) Board of Directors today announced the appointment of an Interim Chief Executive Officer: Michel Bilodeau, past CEO of both Bruyere Continuing Care and the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario. “We are delighted that Mr. Bilodeau has agreed to serve in this interim capacity,” said Lis Angus, […]

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Kemptville District Hospital set to honour its volunteers

April 14, 2015

APRIL 8, 2015 – With National Volunteer Week rapidly approaching, Kemptville District Hospital (KDH) is set to recognize its volunteers for their significant contributions to patient care and comfort. KDH’s annual Volunteer Appreciation Tea, scheduled for Thursday, April 16, 2015, will celebrate the 10,000-plus hours of volunteer time given to the hospital this past year, […]

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