Bridgepoint Active Healthcare sets a new standard for treating complex patients
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 rehabilitation.
"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 Foundation.
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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