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 »  Home  »  Health & Wellness  »  Group travels 10,000 km to see Brampton Civic Hospital
Group travels 10,000 km to see Brampton Civic Hospital
By William Osler Health System | Published  09/23/2011 | Health & Wellness | Unrated
William Osler Health System
William Osler Health System has over 800 beds and a health care team of over 4,000 staff, 700 physicians and 1100 volunteers. Osler provides programs and services to 1.3 million area residents in the growing and diverse communities they serve. William Osler Health System has three facilities – Brampton Civic Hospital, Etobicoke General Hospital and Peel Memorial (currently being redeveloped).

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Brampton – William Osler Health System recently hosted a delegation from Qatar, Arabia to tour the state-of-the-art Brampton Civic Hospital.

The delegation, from Hamad Medical City (HMC) -- the premier non-profit healthcare provider in Qatar, travelled more than 10,000 km to see first-hand the overall design, equipment and technology used at Brampton Civic. HMC is developing plans for a 2.2 million square foot expansion of their health system.

Of particular interest to the delegation was the hospital’s robotic medication system; equipment features for remote monitoring in patient care areas, and range of equipment in our operating theatres.

Brampton Civic opened with many firsts in medical technology which are still considered state-of-the-art today. Some of these include: 

-  installation of the first wireless handheld device system in North America that allows nurses to respond to patient calls at all times and from anywhere in the facility; 
-  Canada’s first installation of ‘TOMCAT”-- a highly integrated cardiovascular diagnostic and information system; 
-  the largest robotic installation of an auto-dispensing system for solid-based medications in Canada; 
-  self-service registration kiosks in Ontario which save 95% of registration time.


For more information about the William Osler Health System visit our website at: www.williamoslerhc.on.ca
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