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August 29, 2016
PREFERRED PROPONENT SELECTED FOR MACKENZIE VAUGHAN HOSPITAL PROJECT
VAUGHAN, ON — Plenary Health is the preferred proponent to design, build, finance and maintain the new Mackenzie Vaughan Hospital.
Infrastructure Ontario (IO) and Mackenzie Health (MH) selected Plenary Health after extensive evaluations following a fair, open and transparent request for proposals process that began in June 2015.
The Plenary Health team includes:
Mackenzie Vaughan Hospital is the first hospital to be built in the city of Vaughan, and the first new hospital to be built in the York Region in the last 30 years. It will also be the first hospital in Canada to feature fully integrated “smart” technology, which features systems and medical devices that can speak directly to one another to maximize information exchange. Through modern and proven best practices, the hospital will provide state-of-the-art health care and positive outcomes for patients and their families.
The new Mackenzie Vaughan Hospital will include:
IO and MH will now work to finalize contract details with Plenary Health. The project is expected to reach commercial close and financial close in fall 2016, with relevant contracts signed and a financing rate set. The contract cost will be announced publicly following financial close and construction is scheduled to begin shortly thereafter.
Dr. Eric Hoskins, Minister of Health and Long-Term Care
“This is an exciting step forward for the new Mackenzie Vaughan Hospital. We will soon break ground on this state-of-the-art new facility that will offer high-quality healthcare to the community in Vaughan. It is an example of our government’s commitment to investing in modern healthcare infrastructure that will serve generations to come.”
Bob Chiarelli, Minister of Infrastructure
“Today’s announcement demonstrates how we are investing in people, stimulating the local economy, creating jobs and building a stronger and healthier Ontario through infrastructure investments. The Mackenzie Vaughan Hospital demonstrates our government’s commitment to investing in modern health care and addressing vital infrastructure needs across the province.”
Steven Del Duca, Member of Provincial Parliament, Vaughan
“I am very proud of this major milestone for the new Mackenzie Vaughan Hospital. As the MPP for Vaughan, I know how important this hospital will be for the community. The hospital is a commitment from our government to building the most modern and integrated healthcare to accommodate one of Ontario’s fastest growing regions.”
Altaf Stationwala President and Chief Executive Officer, Mackenzie Health
“This is a significant step forward moving us closer towards the new Mackenzie Vaughan Hospital. With ground-breaking only a few months away, we remain on track to delivering a state-of-the-art hospital as part of Mackenzie Health’s vision to create a world-class health experience for the people of Vaughan and all of York Region.”
Anthony Ianni, Board Chair, Mackenzie Health
“Today’s announcement marks an important milestone for the residents of York Region. The new Mackenzie Vaughan Hospital will provide much needed access to expanded programs and services and exceptional care closer to home for our patients and families. Together with our partners, we are transforming the way healthcare is provided in this growing community.”
Bert Clark, President and CEO, Infrastructure Ontario
“We look forward to continuing to work with Mackenzie Health to finalize the details of the contract with Plenary Health and starting construction on this important project in the coming months.”
Cary Mignault Suset Silva
Infrastructure Ontario Mackenzie Health
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