In the News

Posted Monday, January 22, 2018

Esther Millar, Chief Nursing Executive & Clinical ServicesAn existing member of Muskoka Algonquin Healthcare’s senior leadership team is taking on additional responsibility in 2018.
Earlier this month, following the departure of MAHC’s previous Chief Nursing Executive Karen Fleming, Esther Millar was appointed Chief Nursing Executive & Clinical Services.
Millar joined MAHC’s senior team in July 2015 as Chief Executive, Clinical Services responsible for overseeing Pharmacy,...

Posted Thursday, January 18, 2018

On the heels of widespread community influenza activity in North Simcoe Muskoka, Muskoka Algonquin Healthcare (MAHC) is taking additional steps to reduce the risk of exposure to the flu at the hospitals.
Last week, the Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit declared the region is at or near the peak of influenza activity, and this increased flu activity across North Simcoe Muskoka is expected to last for two to four weeks. This declaration signals health care...

Posted Friday, January 12, 2018

Muskoka Algonquin Healthcare (MAHC), through the North Simcoe Muskoka Local Health Integration Network (NSM LHIN), is pleased to announce up to $815,500 in one-time funding for MAHC’s current year that ends March 31, 2018. The one-time funding will help to support operating pressures and reduces MAHC’s operating shortfall for fiscal year 2017-18.
“On behalf of the Board of Directors, I am delighted the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care...

Posted Wednesday, January 03, 2018

HDMH New Year's baby Aliyah DemersMuskoka Algonquin Healthcare is pleased to introduce the first babies born in 2018 at each of our hospital sites.
At the Huntsville District Memorial Hospital (HDMH) Site, Aliyah Demers was born at 6:16 a.m. on Monday, January 1, 2018, weighing 7 pounds, 4 ounces. Aliyah was welcomed by parents Matthew Sturgess and Sasha Demers of Huntsville, and her sister nine-year-old Alexis.
At the South Muskoka Memorial Hospital (SMMH) Site, Benjamin Schell arrived...

Posted Friday, December 22, 2017

When to visit the Emergency Room infographicThe holiday season is a wonderful time of the year. Everyone is caught up in the spirit of the season and often our regular routine is altered because of it. Primary care providers – physicians and nurse practitioners – are no exception. Many providers are reducing their office hours during tThe holidays so they can spend time with their families and friends. Hospital Emergency Departments are 24-7 operations, but accessing the Emergency Dept. for non-urgent needs...