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One thousand opportunities.
One million dollars to change
the face of health care for women.
As a result of the many individuals, corporations and foundations that have invested in The Campaign for Women’s College Hospital, we are now well on our way to achieving our $70 million goal. More than 50% of our goal has been committed — an incredible achievement that we celebrate with our entire community.
Women’s College Hospital’s unparalleled layout will support the ambulatory care model with comfortable, accessible and adaptable patient care spaces that allow for collaboration, innovation and future expansion. We will co-locate programs and bring together the hospital and its research institute so patients receive comprehensive care, inspired by research and with fewer visits.
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.
Ambulatory care is defined as any surgery, treatment or procedure that allows patients to return home within 18 hours. Within Canada’s first stand-alone academic ambulatory care hospital this will mean faster recovery, fewer complications and less cost to Canada’s health-care system.
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.
At Women’s College Hospital, research underpins all that we do. Many of our scientists are clinically-based and their research questions are shaped by the needs of their patients. Real-life clinical needs and cultural perspectives drive the focus of all of our work.