Friday, December 5, 2014

High-tech scanner sought for Mount Saint Joseph Hospital

'Non-invasive diagnostic workhorse' getting a little elderly
Dr. Amie Padilla-Thornton, a radiologist, with the 10-year-old computed tomography scanner at Mount St. Joseph Hospital. The scanner is nicknamed "Delia II." Alistair Burns / The B.C. Catholic.
A physician once called one of B.C.'s oldest computed tomography (CT) scanners a "non-invasive diagnostic workhorse." Mount Saint Joseph Hospital is hoping to get a new workhorse and put its old one out to pasture. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

Also newly posted:

Coming soon: the Vatican's report on U.S. women religious
Sister Mary Angela Highfield of the Council of Major Superiors of Women Religious works on her tablet Nov. 11 during the annual fall general assembly of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops in Baltimore. CNS photo / Bob Roller.
The Vatican has confirmed it will release its report on the state of women religious in the United States later this month, following up on the apostolic visitation that concluded in January 2012. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

CCCB head suggests changes to synod process to Pope Francis
CCCB President Gatineau Archbishop Paul-Andre Durocher. (File photo / CCN).
Gatineau Archbishop Paul-Andre Durocher had a chance to offer Pope Francis suggestions on how to improve the synod process during an audience Nov. 15. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

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