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Posted Friday, August 10, 2018

Capital Plan Development Task Force logoFollowing final deliberations, the Board of Directors for Muskoka Algonquin Healthcare (MAHC) has endorsed the Capital Plan Development Task Force recommendation for a Two Acute Sites service delivery model for the future.
“The Task Force has demonstrated to the Board that the Two Acute Sites model best meets the needs of today and the future,” says Phil Matthews, Board Chair. “The Board is pleased to bring closure to the burning question...

Posted Wednesday, August 08, 2018

Capital Plan Development Task Force logoAt a special meeting on August 8, the Capital Plan Development Task Force presented its findings to the Board of Directors and recommended that the Two Acute Sites model be selected.
The recommendation follows 12 months of work by the Task Force, which to date has focused on Ministry requirements of Part A of the Stage 1 Proposal planning stage and specifically to develop and define three potential service delivery models, evaluate the advantages, disadvantages, benefits and challenges of...

Posted Wednesday, August 01, 2018

Capital Plan Development Task Force logoThe Capital Plan Development Task Force met on July 16 and 30.
The task force received the collated results of the 23 individual evaluations by the eligible members and engaged in robust discussion about the final analysis of the three models against the 12 evaluation criteria supported by 500 pages of data. The task force acknowledged the evaluation analysis would not be a purely numbers-driven exercise and agreed to approach the evaluation with both quantitative and qualitative analysis....

Posted Thursday, July 19, 2018

Capital Plan Development Task Force logoFollowing one year of broad engagement, careful study and comprehensive deliberation, the Capital Plan Development Task Force is poised to deliver a recommendation for a preferred service delivery model for the year 2030 and beyond.
The task force was formed in August 2017 with broad membership to oversee the process and work plan associated with Stage 1 (Part A & Part B) of the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care’s capital planning process, and...

Posted Friday, July 13, 2018

Capital Plan Development Task Force logoThe Capital Plan Development Task Force met on July 4.
The task force reviewed the economic impact analysis, which provided a high-level analysis of the potential regional economic impact of each of the three proposed service delivery models. The consultant’s study  included six different methods and approaches. The task force heard that the lack of accessible historical economic development statistical data in Muskoka and East Parry Sound made the study challenging and more anecdotal....