Chronicle of Events - 2001.

 

2001
December

New signalized, multi-lane intersection and entrance/exit improves safety and traffic flow at Erin Mills Parkway.

Laser eye clinic move to 2C creates space in emergency department.

Community Care Access Centre expands into former community relations office.

November
Hula hoops, slicked-back hair, leather jackets, bubble gum and cotton candy…all part of a by-gone era that was revived at CVH's Sweet Sixteen birthday party in the Skylight restaurant! Oldies 1150 personality, Paul Wainwright, did live cut-ins from the hospital to the John Novak radio show.

Cardiopulmonary expands into former administration offices.

New administrative building, Valley House, creates more patient care space in the main hospital and brings the CVH Foundation back home.

Surface parking lot is expanded with new exits.

October
New satellite, 24-station renal care centre opens on Watline Avenue at Highway 10.

State-of-the-art MRI (magnetic resonance imaging) suite opens in diagnostic imaging.

September
September 4th.
Thirty delegates from the World Health Organization were guests of The Credit Valley Hospital, Tuesday, September 4, 2001. The delegates, hosted by Mississauga Mayor Hazel McCallion, toured the hospital's Diagnostic Imaging Department, Obstetrics and Paediatrics Wards, Emergency Department and the Laboratory.
August
August 21st.
Cheered on by hundreds of staff, physicians and hospital visitors with a birds-eye view atop the Credit Valley Hospital's parking deck, a 3000 kg. Niobium-titanium magnet was lifted from a flatbed truck by a crane, hoisted above the hospital and then carefully lowered it through a hatch in the roof, into the hospital's new MRI suite.
July

Ambulatory care move to former Econocentre creates more space in emergency department.

July 16
Health Minister, Tony Clement announces that CVH is to receive a 10.9 percent increase in operational funding for the 2001/02 fiscal year. This equates to an approximate $12 million increase to the hospital's base budget.
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June
June 27
The Canadian Cancer Society makes a precedent-setting announcement regarding their largest gift ever to a community cancer center in support of The Credit Valley Hospital Foundation's $50 million dollar capital fundraising campaign for the expansion of the hospital.
May
May 24
Minister of Health and Long-Term Care, the honorable Tony Clement, announes that CVH will receive $2,167,873 as a performance-based grant for meeting the government's efficiency targets.
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April
April 19
The main entryway to the rehabilitation nursing unit is adorned with a hand-painted mural designed by artist Rod Smith and painted by a host of eight volunteers who were part of Rod's adult education mural design course at Layola Secondary School. It took ten hours to complete. The materials for the mural were donated by Benjamin Moore Paints.
February

February 15
The Chairman of the Orlando Corporation, Mr. Carlo Fidani pledges a $6 million donation to The Credit Valley Hospital to help fund the construction of the Peel Regional Cancer Centre. The cancer centre will be named in his honour.
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