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the face of health care for women.
Our state-of-the-art glass and concrete building will also be a model for sustainable design and construction. Featuring green spaces, recycled construction content, re-purposed waste, a rooftop garden and 25% less energy consumption than most other hospitals, we are on track to achieve Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certification.
The 450,000 square-foot Women’s College Hospital will not only deliver health-care better, faster, safer and more cost-effectively; it will also advance research into new models of care that can impact and benefit patients everywhere. The $70 million project is on schedule toward the opening of the first phase in 2013, and the second phase in 2015.
Nearly 20% of patients discharged from Toronto hospitals are readmitted within three months. Women’s College Hospital’s Virtual Ward applies the best elements of care to patients discharged from Toronto hospitals so they can recover in the comfort of home. It offers direct, 24/7 access to physicians and other health-care professionals, dramatically reducing the need for patient readmission.
From a ground-breaking breast reconstruction surgical approach to pain management that begins even before surgery is underway, Women’s College Hospital is pioneering new ways of getting patients home safely and comfortably within 18 hours. Our work is challenging the traditional concepts of what can be accomplished in ‘day surgery’ and is influencing health-care practice across Canada and beyond.
For the first time, Women’s College Research Institute will be located within Women’s College Hospital, creating the globe’s first health-care institution to combine a uniquely woman-focused research agenda with the latest thinking in outpatient care. We are breaking down the traditional walls between research and clinical care, making innovation and discovery part of the hospital’s everyday operations.
With studies underway in more than 30 countries and publications in the world’s major medical journals, Women’s College Hospital is leading the world in research about women’s health and health system solutions. We are the niche hospital that creates innovative health-care models, and then publishes and evaluates them for the benefit of health-care systems around the world.