Sunday 7 February 2021

Canada: New Vaughan Smart Hospital opens with COVID-19 focus

Toronto, Ontario, Canada: A new hospital in Vaughan has opened its doors and is now accepting patients.  Maleeha Sheikh gets a tour of what officials are calling Canada's "first smart hospital."

Cortellucci Vaughan Hospital (formerly Mackenzie Vaughan Hospital) is a hospital in Vaughan, Ontario, Canada. Construction of the hospital was completed in September 2020. It opened on 7 February 2021. It is operated by Mackenzie Health, which also operates Mackenzie Richmond Hill Hospital. Its construction cost about C$1.7 billion.

The hospital is situated on a 25-hectare property on the northwest corner of Jane Street and Major Mackenzie Drive, adjacent to Canada's Wonderland.

1 comment:

  1. This new hospital is pretty interesting. It has smart sensing computers (that track where people go: which room, wash hands and so on), a state-of-the-art emergency department, modern surgical services, advanced diagnostic imaging, ambulatory clinics and intensive care beds.