In the News

Posted Friday, December 15, 2017

Muskoka Algonquin Healthcare (MAHC) is ramping up precautions to reduce the risk of exposure to the flu at the hospitals.
MAHC is monitoring influenza levels in the community and is screening patients for flu-like symptoms both at Emergency Department triage and at Patient Registration. Anyone experiencing a sudden onset of fever, cough, shortness of breath, sore throat, muscle and joint pain, and/or headache, must put on a mask. While these measures are in...

Posted Wednesday, December 06, 2017

Capital Plan Development Task Force logoThe Capital Plan Development Task Force held its eighth meeting on November 27, 2017.
The task force requested a report be developed outlining the results of the feedback survey that closed after Thanksgiving. The task force approved the 2017 Feedback Survey (Opinion) Results Report with appendices that provide survey results data and a copy of the feedback survey. To access the report on the

Posted Wednesday, November 29, 2017

New Directors on the MAHC BoardMuskoka Algonquin Healthcare is pleased to introduce two new Directors appointed to the Board of Directors who now bring the skills-based Board to its full complement of 12 elected Directors following a summer recruitment drive.
The MAHC Board of Directors has a long history of good corporate governance, enhanced by ensuring Board members are chosen for their skill, knowledge and experience. The appointment terms of Board members are staggered in length to...

Posted Friday, November 24, 2017

MAHC Capital Plan Development Task Force logoThe Capital Plan Development Task Force met twice recently, on October 30 and November 13, 2017.
The task force welcomed a new physician representative from the Gravenhurst area, Dr. Graeme Gair, in place of Dr. Kersti Kents.
The task force received an update on the Integrated Project Management Framework, which has been finalized and submitted to the Health Capital Investment Branch of the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care as required by the Stage 1 project grant planning agreement.

Posted Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Flooring replacement work is underway at HDMHThe Emergency Department at the Huntsville District Memorial Hospital (HDMH) Site is undergoing a much-needed flooring replacement from November 13 to December 4, 2017.
The flooring replacement work has closed off access to three patient treatment areas, and therefore patients could experience longer wait times as the department has fewer patient care areas available. Flow within the department will be more congested, which may necessitate limits on the number...