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March 8, 2017
Mackenzie Health Receives Innovation Award from
the Richmond Hill Board of Trade
Richmond Hill/Vaughan, ON – Mackenzie Health is pleased to receive the Innovation Award from the Richmond Hill Board of Trade at its 26th Annual Business Awards.
This award recognizes Mackenzie Health’s development of the Mackenzie Innovation Institute (Mi2) which fosters new partnerships and health care innovations that could be adopted across Mackenzie Richmond Hill Hospitalas well as the new Mackenzie Vaughan Hospital. Established to be a catalyst for disruptive technologies in the health care industry through research, education and training, Mi2 seeks to implement and evaluate innovative and disruptive technologies through collaboration with academic and industry partners.
Mackenzie Innovation Institute (Mi2) enables Mackenzie Health to:
Launched in 2014, Mackenzie Health’sInnovation Unit was the first project of Mi2. A first in Canada, this active 34-bed acute care medical unit at Mackenzie Richmond Hill Hospital acts as a ‘living laboratory’ where healthcare innovations are developed, evaluated and adopted, in collaboration with our partners.
“At Mackenzie Health, we take great pride in creating a world-class health experience for our patients and their families. This award recognizes the forethought and commitment of our team to make the changes necessary to continually evolve our goals and practices, with the goal to deliver excellent quality care for every patient, every time.”
Altaf Stationwala, President and CEO, Mackenzie Health
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Communications and Public Affairs Consultant
Tel: (905) 883-1212 ext. 7484
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