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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...

Posted Monday, November 06, 2017

Capital Plan Development Task Force logoThe results of the first in a number of future planning surveys are in and will help MAHC’s Capital Plan Development Task Force understand what is most important to the people who responded to the survey when it comes to planning the future of hospital care for Muskoka and area in the year 2030 and beyond. The survey was open to the public for just over seven weeks and received just under 2,200 responses.
“We really appreciate the time people took...

Posted Friday, October 27, 2017

Capital Plan Development Task Force logoThe Capital Plan Development Task Force had its fifth meeting on October 16, 2017.
The task force has been reviewing various current data, including where people come from who access MAHC services. Data with respect to population growth and travel times has also been reviewed to better understand the catchment area that MAHC serves. Ambulance data will be reviewed as well.
The task force discussed plans for a second workshop with clinicians. The first workshop was held in early September...

Posted Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Muskoka Algonquin Healthcare (MAHC) has been recognized for its performance in support of organ and tissue donation in Ontario.
MAHC is among only eight Ontario hospitals out of 69 facilities that attained a 100-per-cent routine notification rate between April 1 and June 30, 2017, according to the Trillium Gift of Life Network. Routine notification is the rate at which hospitals notify Trillium Gift of Life Network (TGLN) when there may be potential for organ...

Posted Thursday, October 05, 2017

Capital Plan Development Task Force logoThe Capital Plan Development Task Force met twice recently, on September 25 and October 2, 2017.
The task force welcomed a new representative of the South Muskoka Hospital Foundation, Director John Curran, in place of Colin Miller. Recruitment efforts for a clinical representative to replace Dr. Kersti Kents continues.
The task force continues to track its work toward a revised timeline that currently envisions recommending a preferred model should not occur until the New Year....