News Releases

Follow the links below to read various Muskoka Algonquin Healthcare news releases.


MAHC Achieves Exemplary Accreditation Standing

2019's first born welcomed by MAHC

Apply Today to MAHC's Patient and Family Advisory Committee

Another Silver for MAHC in 2017 Green Hospital Scorecard

Board Supports Future Model Recommendation for Two Acute Sites

Future Model Recommendation to be Presented August 8

Community Invited to Budget Information Sessions

2018 Board Award of Excellence Recipients Honoured

Board Approves 2018-19 Operating Budget

Celebrating Excellence at MAHC Annual General Meeting

Task Force Finalizes Services Proposed in Future Models


MAHC Responds, Bringing Future Planning Back on Track

Pre-Budget Announcement Earmarks $750,000 for MAHC 

Your Questions Answered as MAHC's Future Planning Work Continues

MAHC Recruitment Fair Seeks Registered Nurses

MAHC Board Seeking New Recruits

Hospital Future Planning Public Meeting Entertains Delegations from Public

New Equipment Expands Urological Services in Muskoka

HDMH Emergency Department Flooring Work Underway

Executive Compensation Plan Posted for Feedback

New Chief Nursing Executive at MAHC

Regional Activity Spurs Additional Flu Precautions

MAHC Receives One-Time Funding for 2017-18

Introducing Muskoka hospitals' 2018 New Year's babies

MAHC Taking Precautions Against Influenza

MAHC Board Appoints New Directors

Flooring replacement work is underway at HDMH

Future Planning Survey Sheds Light on Community Values

MAHC Achieves 100% Routine Notification Rate for Organ/Tissue Donation

Provide Your Feedback on Future Hospital Care in MAHC Survey

Save the Dates for 'Planning for Our Future Generations' Community Information Sessions

Introducing the Capital Plan Development Task Force

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Hospital Care for Our Future Generations Planning Continues at MAHC

MAHC Annual General Meeting Celebrates Excellence

New Digital X-ray Machine Installed at SMMH

You're Invited to MAHC's Annual General Meeting

MAHC Seeks Two Patient/Family Advisors for Committee

Additional Funding For Hospitals Good News for MAHC

RBC Supports Nursing Education at MAHC for Nursing Week

Improving safety in chemotherapy preparation

MAHC Wins Silver in 2016 Green Hospital Scorecard

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Improvements in Digital Imaging Continue at SMMH

MAHC Introduces Interim Chief of Medical Staff

One-Time Funding Supports Balanced Budget in 2016-17

MAHC Board of Directors Seeks Applicants

Introducing MAHC's Patient and Family Advisory Committee

Influenza Precautions in Place Due to Widespread Flu

First babies of 2017 arrive at Muskoka hospitals

Flooring Repairs Planned for SMMH Emergency Department

MAHC Teams Go Above & Beyond During Winter Storm

Outpatient Appointment Scheduling Changes Improve Customer Service to Patients and Providers

MAHC Receives $1.075M in Additional Funding

MAHC Welcomes New Physicians

Spiritual Care Supports Patient Care at MAHC

Advisors Sought for Patient & Family Advisory Committee

2016 Community Health Bulletin Hits the Streets

MAHC Board Appoints New Directors

Apply Today to Join the MAHC Board of Directors

Feedback Wanted on Inpatient Entertainment Systems

MAHC Unveils New Patient Declaration of Values

Board of Directors Present Annual Award of Excellence

MAHC Tobacco Cessation Task Force Recognized as 2016 Tobacco-Free Champion

Survey Seeks Input on Medical Assistance in Dying

MAHC is Now Entirely Smoke Free!

MAHC Wins Award for Electronic Health Record Project

RBC Nursing Education Fund Winners Announced During National Nursing Week

New AEDs Ensure Preparedness for Cardiac Arrests

Faster, Safer CT Scans With New CT Scanner

New Outpatient Appointment Scheduling Process at MAHC


MAHC Promotes Cleaner Air with Smoke-Free Grounds Policy

MAHC Seeks Community Feedback on Values

CT Scanner Renovation Ramps Up at SMMH Site

Board of Directors Seeking New Applicants

Ministry Responds to MAHC Pre-Capital Submission

Community Focus Group Participants Wanted to Help Shape Quality Improvement Plan

Budget Challenges Continue at MAHC

Muskoka hospitals introduce first babies of 2016

South Muskoka celebrates early completion of Get Better campaign

Muskoka Algonquin Healthcare Hosts Recruitment Fair

MAHC Earns Silver in Green Hospital Scorecard

Influenza Precautions Ramping Up

'Elsie Hillman Way' honours stalwart hospital supporter

Temporary Closure of Main Entrance at SMMH Site

Obstetrical Units Commence Year 3 of MOREOB Program

MAHC Completes Pre-Capital Submission

Tremendous Response to Fire at SMMH Site

Applications Being Accepted for Board Member

MOREOB Program Participants Earn Awards

MAHC Board Reaction to Major Gift with Conditions on Site Selection

Digital Mammography Improves Breast Imaging at SMMH

Board Presents Annual Award of Excellence

MAHC Implements an Electronic Health Record

MAHC Staff Ready to Carry the Pan Am Games Torch

Board Endorses One Hospital Model for 2030 and Beyond

Ontario Breast Screening Program Expanded to Both MAHC Sites

Community Input Requested on Family Presence Policy

$1,000,000 DeZwirek gift to Huntsville Hospital Emergency supports healthcare for life here and now

Planning for the Future Recommendation to be Presented at Special Board Meeting

Quality Improvement Goals Set for 2015-16

Changes Coming to Complex Continuing Care Beds

MAHC Announces Refreshed Strategic Plan


One-Time Funding Allows MAHC to Balance 2014-15 Budget

Community Information Sessions Scheduled for Hospital Care for Our Future Generations

Applications Being Accepted for Board Member or Standing Board Committee Member

Statement Re: ONA CCAC Members' Strike

Increased Wait Times Expected January 16-19

MAHC Steps Up Precautions in Response to Widespread Influenza in the Community

First Babies of 2015 Arrive at Muskoka Hospitals

Telemedicine Improvements Enhance Patient Experience

New Model for Future Care to Be Developed as Part of Planning for the Future

MAHC Welcomes New Chief Quality & Nursing Executive

Top Performer in Post-Surgical Turnaround for Colorectal Cancer

MAHC Standardizes Parking Systems, Adjusts Rates

Patient Satisfaction Results Exceed Provincial Averages

Community Information Sessions Scheduled for Hospital Care for Our Future Generations

Passion for local health care drives $500,000 gift for new CT Scanner

New CT Scanner Improves Patient Outcomes, Experience 

Patient Satisfaction Results Above Provincial Averages

Code Orange Training Exercise Good Practice for Hospitals

7th Annual Board Award of Excellence Winners Announced

$1 Million Gift Supports Peter Gilgan Emergency Department

MAHC Brings Local Food Week to Patients

Another Surgical Service Available in Muskoka

Hand Hygiene Compliance Exceeds Provincial Averages

Local Nurse Recognized for Enriching Patient Experience


Huntsville Hospital Prepares For 8 Hour Emergency Back-Up Power Outage

MAHC Earns Bronze in Green Hospital Scorecard

CT Scanner Renovation Ramping Up

Making Improvements to Food Service Delivery

Enhancing Patient Safety in Obstetrical Care

First Babies of 2014 Arrive at Muskoka Hospitals

Muskoka Algonquin Healthcare Joins Trillium Gift of Life Network

Survey Results Reveal High Patient Satisfaction

Smoking Cessation Program Aims to Improve Long-Term Quit Rates

Auxiliary Members Receive Provincial Life Membership Awards

Systemic Chemotherapy Moving to Huntsville Next Spring

Patient Satisfaction Results Above Provincial Averages

Renovation Brings Department In Line With Standards

Gynaecological Surgery Coming to Muskoka

Board Recognizes Team Members With Board Award of Excellence

Completion of Huntsville District Memorial Hospital Scotiabank Dialysis Service Renovation Celebrated

Board Endorses 2013-14 Budget Solutions to Close the Funding Gap

Muskoka Algonquin Healthcare Achieves Full Accreditation

Muskoka Algonquin Healthcare Sets New Quality Goals for 2013-14


Public Information Sessions Announced for 2013-14 Proposed Budget Solutions

MAHC To Seek Public Input on 2013-14 Proposed Budget Initiatives

Visitation Back To Normal as Community-Wide Influenza Activity Is Lifted

Interim Long-Term Care Beds to Close at Huntsville Hospital

First Babies of 2013 Arrive at Muskoka Hospitals

Huntsville Hospital Auxiliary Fulfills Fundraising Commitment for New Patient Monitoring System

MAHC Cautiously Lifts Visitor Restrictions

Muskoka Algonquin Healthcare Restricts Visitors at Both Hospital Sites

Elective Surgeries, Outpatient Services to Resume Monday at SMMH Site

Visitor Restrictions, Cancellations Continue at South Muskoka Memorial Hospital Site

Visitor Restrictions Continue at South Muskoka Memorial Hospital Site

Visitor Restrictions in effect at South Muskoka Memorial Hospital Site

MAHC Invests in Accessibility Improvements at the HDMH Site

Funding Will Help Support Access to Emergency Care

Muskoka Algonquin Healthcare Embarks on a Renal Renewal

Muskoka Algonquin Healthcare Endorses Patient Safety Week

SMMH Auxiliary Fulfills Fundraising Commitment for New Patient Monitoring System

MAHC Reinforces Ongoing Commitment to Hand Hygiene

New Ultrasound Equipment Arrives at SMMH

Independent Survey Results Continued Show High Patient Satisfaction at MAHC

Get On Board the Pink Bus for Breast Health

Muskoka Algonquin Healthcare Unveils New Website

Muskoka Algonquin Healthcare Installs New Board Chair

Emergency Room Renovations Wrap Up at Huntsville District Memorial Hospital

Survey Results Show High Patient Satisfaction at MAHC 


Muskoka Algonquin Healthcare is "Git'n 'ER' Done"

Visitor Restrictions Lifted at Huntsville District Memorial Hospital

Independent Survey Results Show High Patient Satisfaction at MAHC

Visitor Restrictions Implemented at Huntsville District Memorial Hospital

Hospital Unveils New Strategic Plan

Hospital Foundations and Auxiliaries Bring New Central Monitoring Stations to Muskoka

Hospital Reminds Patients & Visitors to Observe Visiting Policies During the Holiday Season

MAHC Receives Accreditation Report

Health Centre Ownership to Revert Back to the Village of Burk's Falls

Independent Survey Results Show 100% Patient Satisfaction at MAHC

Muskoka Algonquin Healthcare Welcomes New Chief of Staff

MAHC Receives Additional $1.25 Million in Operational Base Funding

Muskoka Algonquin Healthcare Receives G8 Funding