Media Advisory - Interview/Photo Opportunity: CritiCall Ontario Announces New Call Centre and State-of-the-Art Technology to Support Physicians Caring for Critically Ill Ontarians



    HAMILTON, ON, Sept. 16 /CNW/ - CritiCall Ontario - the province's medical
resource for hospital-based physicians who are caring for critically ill
patients - has expanded its call centre, implemented new state-of-the-art
technology and moved to a new facility designed specifically for this purpose.
These enhancements translate into more and better service to physicians who
need specialist support or to transfer a critically ill patient to another
hospital.

    
    What:     Kris Bailey, CritiCall Executive Director and Dr. Avery
              Nathens, CritiCall Medical Director, will discuss the changes
              taking place at CritiCall to support better access to care.

    When:     Thursday, September 18, 2008
              10:00 am.

    Where:    CritiCall Ontario
              1725 Upper James Street, Suite 200
              Hamilton, Ontario
    

    CritiCall Ontario is a 'medical 9-1-1' for hospital-based physicians in
Ontario. It is the only program of its kind in the province and is funded by
the Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care. CritiCall assists
physicians 24 hours-per-day, seven days a week by helping to find support in
managing their critically ill patient. The CritiCall service is available to
physicians who are caring for critically ill adults and children, as well as
neonates.





For further information:

For further information: Wendi MacKay, (289) 396-7000 Ext. 7555, (905)
870-5535 (M), wendi.mackay@criticall.org, www.criticall.org

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