Bridgepoint Active Healthcare sets a new standard for treating complex
TORONTO, June 25, 2013 /CNW/ - The opening of the new Bridgepoint
Hospital (www.bridgepointhealth.ca) has forever changed the healthcare landscape in Canada. The new state
of the art facility is transforming the way healthcare is delivered to
individuals living with complex health conditions and those in need of
"Everything in this hospital is deliberate and by design. It is a
convergence of excellence in technology, clinical expertise, research
and teaching, specifically driven to find real world solutions and help
people with complex health conditions live better," said Bridgepoint
President and CEO Marian Walsh "This hospital is a hub of innovation
and represents the beginning of a new era in healthcare."
The new hospital has 14 units providing superior patient care and
rehabilitation. It has therapy gyms on every patient floor, a unique
glass walled therapy pool and more living spaces and amenities for
patients, including a shared dining room, lounges and a roof top
terrace. The modern ambulatory care space provides extraordinary
outpatient and community programming.
"The new Bridgepoint Hospital puts patients first and helps them focus
on recovery," said Ontario Premier, Kathleen Wynne. "With so many
wonderful features that are open to the public, this exciting new
facility will provide world class care, while serving as a vital hub
for the community."
"The new Bridgepoint Hospital is a state of the art facility
representing the leading edge of healthcare," said Minster of Health
and Long Term Care, Deb Matthews. "Bridgepoint supports our Action Plan
for Health Care, where people get the right care at the right time and
in the right place. It's a place where dedicated teams of
professionals are committed to research, rehabilitation, prevention and
caring for people with complex health conditions."
In addition to the hospital, Bridgepoint consists of the Collaboratory
for Research and Innovation that is focused on developing best practice
evidence for treating patients with complex health conditions, the
Family Health Team responsible for healthcare management and prevention
and the Foundation dedicated to raising funds that support the world
class research and clinical care provided at Bridgepoint.
Bridgepoint Active Healthcare manages, delivers, researches and teaches
leading healthcare practices so that people with complex health
conditions can live better. Bridgepoint Active Healthcare is made up
of the Bridgepoint Hospital, Bridgepoint Family Health Team,
Bridgepoint Collaboratory for Research and Innovation and Bridgepoint
Bridgepoint is transforming the way patients with living with complex
health conditions receive their healthcare. Our Active Healthcare
approach shifts away from isolated treatments by multiple care
providers, and towards a collaborative plan that encompasses the
individuals overall medical and psychosocial well being.
SOURCE: Bridgepoint Active Healthcare
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