‘That is the way forward for well being care’: Newmarket hospital pairs with Toronto’s Princess Margaret Most cancers Care Community

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Arden Krystal, president and CEO, Southlake and Dr.  Keith Stewart, VP Cancer, UHN and medical director of the Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, announces a new partnership.

Southlake is the primary hospital in Ontario to companion with the world-renowned Princess Margaret Most cancers Care Community.

The partnership, introduced in Newmarket on June 9, brings sources from one of many high 5 most cancers facilities on the planet to sufferers in York Area and Simcoe County via Southlake’s Stronach Regional Most cancers Centre.

Dr. Peter Anglin, Stronach’s Doctor Lead, stated Southlake sufferers may have entry to Princess Margaret’s experience and cutting-edge applied sciences with extra fast dissemination of medical steering, schooling and improvements.

“Southlake has all the time loved shut ties with Princess Margaret notably in radiation oncology and malignant haematology. This new expanded relationship will improve entry to superior diagnostics, customized drugs, and medical trials. We’re privileged to be the primary member of the Princess Margaret Most cancers Care Community,” he stated.

“We’re proud to Companion with Southlake to assist degree the taking part in discipline and guarantee sufferers have equitable alternatives to entry superior care no matter the place they stay.” added Dr. Andrea Bezjak, medical director of the Princess Margaret Care Community

Below an settlement signed Jan. 2022, Princess Margaret and the Stronach Regional Most cancers Middle at Southlake will work collectively to leverage each facilities’ respective strengths, sources, and experience.

Affected person care and therapy lined underneath the partnership will embrace collaborative care with simpler entry to medical recommendation and second opinions, entry to joint Multidisciplinary Most cancers Conferences so clinicians have extra assist on complicated affected person instances, remedies out there near the affected person’s house, sources in a wide range of languages, and entry to Princess Margaret for extra complicated points

Well being-care suppliers may have entry to academic supplies, sources, personalized programs and workshops.

That is the way forward for heath care, the place sharing and collaboration are the norm, stated Barb Steed, EVP Scientific Companies, Southlake, and Regional Vice President, Central Regional Most cancers Program.

Princess Margaret Most cancers Centre, a part of the College Well being Community, is the biggest complete most cancers heart in Canada with greater than 3,000 workers who see in extra of 400,000 affected person visits yearly.

Southlake offers take care of one in all Ontario’s most quickly rising and growing older populations in northern York Area and south Simcoe County.

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