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Smarter care at Vaughan’s first hospital

December 28, 2021

Canadian Facility Management & Design magazine takes a closer look at Cortellucci Vaughan Hospital – Canada’s first smart hospital

Hospitals can often feel intimidating for patients. Deep floor plates let little sunshine through to the maze-like corridors. Medical devices can make rooms appear cold and sterile, reminding us of our own mortality. But through the doors of Cortellucci Vaughan Hospital, the first hospital to ever rise in Vaughan, Ontario, life’s health challenges are met with comfort, safety, and lots of natural light.

The notion of what a hospital should be has evolved greatly over the years, where patient stress now figures highly into early planning. Such was the case as Stantec began designing this much-anticipated facility—Mackenzie Health’s second full-service hospital.

Read the full article in Canadian Facility Management & Design.

  • George Bitsakakis

    George develops more efficient design processes and healthcare standards capturing the collective knowledge developed by our Toronto Design Studio. These standards formed the basis for early AFP or P3 healthcare projects in Ontario.

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