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Province funds more beds for MAHC
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Province funds more beds for MAHC

Posted: 2023-11-20 06:58:36 By: thebay

Muskoka Algonquin Healthcare (MAHC) announced on Friday, that they have received $14 million in provincial funding to cover the operating costs of 22 additional beds that will enhance the care provided to patients in Muskoka and the surrounding areas.

With this announcement, MAHC’s total bed complement across the two hospital sites increases to 123 beds. The announcement includes permanent funding for surge beds, an additional Intensive Care Unit bed at each site, and 10 new inpatient rehabilitation beds. 

Cheryl Harrison, President & Chief Executive Officer says “I am delighted Ontario Health has recognized the need to fund our 10 surge beds on a permanent basis. We have been using these beds during times of gridlock and surge, and this announcement provides guaranteed funding to meet the ongoing needs of our communities.”