Posted on Friday, August 29, 2014 03:00 AM
What’s the best model for delivering hospital care and services 20 years from now? That is what Muskoka Algonquin Healthcare is trying to determine and you can be part of it!
It is with excitement that I write this month’s blog to update your about planning Hospital Care for Our Future Generations. My June blog outlined the purpose of completing this capital planning for the future and described the process that the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care requires us to follow. Since that time, more...
Posted on Wednesday, August 27, 2014 04:45 AM
Patient satisfaction for acute care and emergency care services for overall care received at Muskoka Algonquin Healthcare (MAHC) hospital sites continues to rank above provincial averages for Ontario community hospitals, according to a recent independent study.
The three-month survey, conducted from January 1 to March 31, 2014 indicated a 94.9% overall satisfaction rate by acute care patients and a 90.6% overall satisfaction rate by emergency care patients at MAHC’s two hospital sites. The provincial...
Posted on Wednesday, August 13, 2014 09:30 AM
Over the past several months, Muskoka Algonquin Healthcare has been working to envision Hospital Care for Our Future Generations as part of master planning for the future.
This planning work is underway for a number of reasons: both hospitals are getting old, are inconsistent with current standards, and current space is already challenged. As well, long-range plans indicate the need for new and different space as medicine evolves and standards change.
“While it is difficult to predict the future,...
Posted on Monday, July 21, 2014 04:45 AM
Local philanthropists, Brock and Willa Napier, have a passion for Muskoka health care initiatives. It was this passion that initiated a leadership donation to the South Muskoka Hospital Foundation (SMHF). In a small reception today at Muskoka Algonquin Healthcare's South Muskoka Memorial Hospital Site, the Napiers presented a cheque for $500,000 to the Foundation.
"It brings us great joy," says Brock Napier, "to do this while we're still alive rather than to put it in our will. It helps others and...
Posted on Friday, July 18, 2014 04:15 AM
The renovated CT Scan Suite featuring a new, 128-slice CT Scanner is in full operation at the Huntsville District Memorial Hospital (HDMH) Site.
Thanks to a generous $2 million funding commitment from the Huntsville Hospital Foundation, the new scanner was installed and a significant renovation was undertaken to create a safe and patient-friendly space that meets infection control and accessibility standards.
Since the project was completed at the end of May, the new CT has already been used...