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December 20, 2013
»Stay Healthy This Holiday Season with Tips from Trillium Health Partners
(Mississauga, ON) – Trillium Health Partners wants you to stay as healthy as possible this holiday season. read more [pdf] »
 
December 18, 2013
»Trillium Health Partners Supports Community Giving This Holiday Season
(Mississauga, ON) – This holiday season Trillium Health Partners is collecting gifts and non-perishable food items for donation to local community organizations. read more [pdf] »
 
December 5, 2013
»External Review of CT Scans and Mammograms Complete
Trillium Health Partners Releases Findings and Thanks Patients, their Families and the Community for their Understanding
Mississauga/West Toronto (December 5, 2013) – Trillium Health Partners announced today the completion of the external expert review of CT scans and mammograms, which was launched after the hospital identified a performance issue with a radiologist who previously worked at Mississauga Hospital and Queensway Health Centre. read more »
 
November 19, 2013
»Partnership between Trillium Health Partners and Peel Public Health Gains National Recognition
Organizations participate in special program to improve health care in the community
(Mississauga, ON) – Trillium Health Partners and Peel Public Health have been selected to participate in an exclusive, national program led by the Canadian Foundation for Healthcare Improvement (CFHI). The organizations will work in collaboration to improve the health of Peel residents by increasing breastfeeding supports. read more [pdf] »
 
October 2, 2013
»Innovative New Program Provides Support for Men Battling Prostate Cancer
Mississauga, ON (November 14, 2013) – A prostate cancer diagnosis can be a daunting one. Patients are often unsure about next steps. The Mississauga Halton/Central West Regional Cancer Program has developed a program, located at Trillium Health Partners' Credit Valley Hospital and Queensway Health Centre, which can help provide some support. The Prostate Cancer Diagnostic Assessment Program (DAP) is the first and only DAP in the region that has been developed for patients in the post-diagnosis stage of their prostate cancer. read more [pdf] »
 
September 30, 2013
»Companies Shortlisted for the Credit Valley Hospital Priority Areas Redevelopment Project
MISSISSAUGA, ON – Infrastructure Ontario and Trillium Health Partners have shortlisted five companies to build and finance the Credit Valley Hospital Priority Areas Redevelopment Project. read more [pdf] »
 
September 11, 2013
»Trillium Health Partners Conducting Review After Identifying Performance Issues with a Radiologist
Mississauga/West Toronto – Trillium Health Partners stated today that it is in the process of reviewing 3,500 CT scans and mammograms conducted between April 1, 2012 and March 31, 2013 to ensure the accuracy of results. This review is being undertaken due to a performance issue with one radiologist at Mississauga Hospital and Queensway Health Centre. All patients whose scans are being reviewed have been notified. read more [pdf] »
 
September 3, 2013
»Medical Education Is Expanding At Trillium Health Partners
Hospital shows commitment to the future of health care; clerks begin providing supervised patient care
(Mississauga, ON) – Trillium Health Partners announced today that its medical education program is expanding as part of the hospital's commitment to the future of health care in Mississauga and West Toronto. Beginning September 9, 2013, the first group of third-year medical students (known as clerks) from the University of Toronto's Mississauga Academy of Medicine will begin their clinical, hands-on training at the hospital under the guidance and supervision of physicians. read more [pdf] »
 
July 24, 2013
»First 3D Complex Cataract Surgery Performed in Canada at Trillium Health Partners
Renowned Ophthalmologist Ike Ahmed, M.D., Performs First Complex Cataract Surgery in Canada Using TrueVision® 3D
(Mississauga, ON) - Ike K. Ahmed, M.D., one of North America's most respected and innovative ophthalmological surgeons, performed the first complex cataract surgery in Canada using the TrueVision® 3D Surgical System. The surgery, performed at Trillium Health Partners – Credit Valley Hospital in Mississauga, Ontario (www.trilliumhealthpartners.ca), took place on August 2, 2012, and used the advanced TrueVision® 3D Visualization and Guidance platform for high-definition, real-time, stereoscopic microsurgery. read more [pdf] »
 
June 27, 2013
» Trillium Health Partners Congratulates Award Winning Doctors, Staff and Students
(Mississauga, ON) – Trillium Health Partners proudly congratulates physicians, staff and students who recently received awards for teaching and education. read more [pdf] »
 
June 20, 2013
» $1.5 million donation makes new Neonatal Intensive Care Unit a reality for Trillium Health Partners
New space inspired by nature – wood, water, light and stone
MISSISSAUGA (June 20, 2013) – Yesterday, Trillium Health Partners unveiled its new, 6,200 sq. ft. Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) located in the Mississauga Hospital. The state-of-the-art space, which provides the ultimate in safety, comfort and privacy, was made possible by local businessman and philanthropist, Peter Gilgan, who donated $1.5 million towards the NICU, kick-starting the $4-million project. read more [pdf] »
 
June 6, 2013
» Alan Torrie, Chair of the Board and Michelle E. DiEmanuele, President and CEO of Trillium Health Partners are pleased to announce Edward Sellers as Vice Chair of the Board of Directors.
Edward is a senior partner in the business law department and former chair of the restructuring practice group at Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt. In his role Edward provides mission-critical advice to clients on commercial matters with an emphasis on restructurings and related acquisitions divestitures, financings and governance. read more [pdf] »
 
June 6, 2013
» Trillium Health Partners Celebrates Milestone Year
Hospital sees more patients, improves care, reduces wait times and maintains a balanced budget
(West Toronto, ON) – At its Annual General Meeting today, Trillium Health Partners proudly detailed the hospital's accomplishments over the past year. In 2012-13, the hospital reduced Emergency Department wait times and improved quality of care for patients, while maintaining a balanced budget. The hospital also advanced its overarching goals of quality, access and sustainability and set out initiatives to realize its mission of "a new kind of health care for a healthier community." read more [pdf] »
 
June 4, 2013
»Trillium Health Partners Celebrates Seniors Month
Hospital hosts photo exhibit of supercenternarians as part of month long celebration
(Mississauga, ON) – Trillium Health Partners is proud to celebrate Seniors Month. As part of the month long celebrations, the Credit Valley Hospital and Queensway Health Centre will host a special photo exhibit, "Chronicles of Future's Past", featuring supercenternarians, people 110 years or older... read more [pdf] »
 
May 10, 2013
»Trillium Health Partners Celebrates Nurses
Hospital recognizes award winners and wraps up Nursing Week
(Mississauga, ON) - As National Nursing Week draws to a close Trillium Health Partners took one more opportunity to pay tribute to the hard work of their valued nursing staff... read more [pdf] »
 
May 7, 2013
»Trillium Health Partners Promotes Patient Safety
Staff reminds colleagues, patients and visitors to clean their hands
(Mississauga, ON) – Trillium Health Partners is emphasizing the importance of performing good hand hygiene in order to prevent health care associated infections by celebrating national "STOP! Clean Your Hands Day"... read more »
 
April 24, 2013
»Trillium Health Partners Strategy Takes a Step Forward with Plan for Better Patient Care
Mississauga/West Toronto (April 24, 2013) – Trillium Health Partners announced a series of initiatives today that will advance the hospital in realizing its mission of "a new kind of health care for a healthier community." This plan represents the beginning stages of the implementation of a multi-year strategy which seeks to serve the most pressing needs of patients in Mississauga and West Toronto... read more [pdf] »
 
March 8, 2013
»Trillium Health Partners Celebrates The Careers Of Outgoing Chiefs From The Founding Hospitals
Dr. Gysler and Dr. Bhatnagar's contributions to health care in Mississauga praised
(Mississauga, ON) – Last night, colleagues and friends gathered to celebrate and honour the careers and achievements of Trillium Health Partners' outgoing Chiefs of Staff, Dr. Mathias Gysler and Dr. Gopal Bhatnagar. Department Chiefs from the founding hospitals were also recognized for their contributions and leadership. read more»
 
March 6, 2013
»Trillium Health Partners' Results Show Quality Of Care Above The National Average
Care for Heart Attack Patients among areas where the hospital is outperforming
(Mississauga) - Trillium Health Partners results in the Canadian Institute for Health Information's (CIHI) Canadian Hospital Reporting Project (CHRP), show that the organization is better together as their performance rates improve over the last year. read more»
 
January 9, 2013
»Trillium Health Partners Managing Heightened Activity Of Influenza And Gastro Intestinal Illness
Hospital reminds community to protect themselves this flu season.
(Mississauga) - Facing heightened activity of influenza and gastro intestinal illness at their hospital sites, including an outbreak of influenza in one area of Credit Valley Hospital, Trillium Health Partners is reminding people to take the proper precautions in order to prevent contracting the flu this season. read more»
 

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