Chronicle of Events - 1996.





February 23
Ministry of Health announces reduction of The CVH's funding allocation by 5.89% or $4,848,300 effective April 1, 1996.

February 23
On the occassion of Hazel's 75th birthday, at the hospital's annual gala, the establishment of The Hazel McCallion Endowment Fund was announced. It provides a permanent source of funding to the Foundation in support of the Hospital. The principle is investmant in perpetuity and the interest income from that investment of principal is provided to the hospital on an annual basis.


The CVH utilizes assisted vaginal hysterectomies for gynaecological procedures.


April 1
Regionalization of Materials Management Services with The Mississauga Hospital permits the advantage of larger volume discounts and cost savings through standardization of products across three hospitals.

April 1
The incorporation of the Electronic Signature, an integral component of the Electronic Health Record, allows physicians to access patient information from terminals in their offices and homes.

April 23
Ministry of Health apportions The CVH $1,995, 373 from its $25 million growth fund.


June 10
The Peel Regional Council approves a motion allowing hospitals to access approximately $60 million in lot levies.

June 24
The Dufferin-Peel Roman Catholic Separate School Board, The Credit Valley Hospital, The Mississauga Hospital, Peel Memorial Hospital and the Dufferin Caledon Health Corporation agree on plan whereby all four hospitals will be exempt from the Board's Education Development Charges by-law.


August 24
The CVH Board of Governors approves recommendation by the Resources Committee to proceed with the remaining infrastructure projects including the expansion of the Emergency, Diagnostic Imaging and Laboratory Departments, renovation of the Ambulatory Care Clinic, and expansion and upgrading of the Central Power Plant. The Renal Dialysis consolidation project is also approved.
Having tendered these projects, excluding the Renal Dialysis consolidation, the Hospital awards the contract to Vanbots Construction Corporation. Construction which began in August is to be phased in to ensure continued operation.

Newly relocated and expanded Endoscopy Suite opens on Level 1.


















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