In the News

Posted Thursday, July 13, 2017

Get involved in your local hospital by applying to join the skills-based team of volunteer directors at Muskoka Algonquin Healthcare (MAHC) as a board member or community member of a standing board committee.
Previous experience on boards with similar scope and challenges would be an asset.
Applicants for either position must meet eligibility requirements, reside, be employed or be listed on a municipal voters’ list or tax roll...

Posted Friday, July 07, 2017

Muskoka Algonquin Healthcare (MAHC) has received the green light to proceed to Stage 1 Proposal planning, the next step in the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care’s capital planning process. With the Ministry approval to proceed with planning, the Health Capital Investment Branch has awarded up to $1 million in planning grant funds to MAHC.
The Stage 1 Proposal will further explore and evaluate development options for a future model of hospital care....

Posted Tuesday, June 20, 2017

2017 Board Award of ExcellenceThe recipients of the 10th annual Board Award of Excellence were announced at Muskoka Algonquin Healthcare’s (MAHC) Annual General Meeting on Monday, June 19th in Bracebridge.
This year, 20 individuals were nominated by their hospital peers. The award is presented to recipients who exemplify MAHC’s values of Accountability, Respect, Optimism, Leadership and Engagement, and recognizes staff and physicians who have made significant achievements in...

Posted Monday, June 19, 2017

New Digital X-ray Machine Installed at SMMHThe final piece of imaging equipment funded by the Get Better capital campaign is fully operational at the South Muskoka Memorial Hospital (SMMH) Site.
The new Siemens Ysio Max digital X-ray machine is a much-needed tool for improved diagnostics and patient outcomes that captures clearer images with greater detail, which improves accuracy in interpretation and diagnoses.
“With this state-of-the-art technology, the time...

Posted Monday, June 12, 2017

Christine Elliott, Ontario Patient OmbudsmanMembers of the community are encouraged to attend Muskoka Algonquin Healthcare’s Annual General Meeting on June 19, featuring guest speaker Christine Elliott, Ontario’s Patient Ombudsman.
An advocate for vulnerable people for many years, Ms. Elliott was appointed by the Ontario government as the first Patient Ombudsman in December 2015. At MAHC’s AGM, she will provide an overview of how her office works for patients to influence positive...