Chronicle of Events - 2008.



April 8

The Credit Valley Hospital and Infrastructure Ontario have chosen Bondfield Constructors to build and finance the new A and H wings of the hospital. (more»)

May 7

The Credit Valley Hospital has launched a High Definition (HD)
multi-zoned digital information program. The initiative is made possible through a unique partnership between Credit Valley, SHARP Electronics of Canada Ltd and RxTV. (more»)

May 12

The Credit Valley Hospital’s Board Chair, Geoff Watson announces that the Board of Directors has hired “a highly energetic and engaged leader adept at bringing out the best in people” as their incoming President and CEO. Michelle DiEmanuele will assume the position being vacated by Wayne Fyffe, August 12, 2008.  (more»)

June 2

The Credit Valley Hospital and Infrastructure Ontario announced financial close for A and H Wings.(more»)

June 3

Global Television News hosts “News from the Neighbourhood” LIVE from Credit Valley. Hosts Leslie Roberts, Anne Marie Mediwake, Susan Hay and Anthony Farnell broadcast the hour long program from CVH’s main lobby with patients, staff and visitors in attendance. The broadcast features stories about the eating disorders clinic, labour and delivery and the Arts in Medicine program.(more»)

June 6
BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) congratulates Credit Valley Hospital for achieving the first ever awarded Diamond level of the BD Safety Recognition Award.   The BD Safety Recognition Award has been designed to recognize healthcare institutions for their commitment to providing a safer environment for staff and patients through the use of BD safety-engineered devices and programs. Sharps injuries can lead to the transmission of serious diseases such as hepatitis B, hepatitis C and HIV within the institution. (more»)
June 20
Harinder Takhar, Minister of Small Business and Entrepreneurship and Mississauga-Erindale MPP joined hospital officials, staff, community members and health care partners to celebrate the official start of construction on The Credit Valley Hospital’s expansion and redevelopment project (A and H wings). Mississauga-Streetsville MPP Bob Delaney, Mississauga South MPP Charles Sousa, Mississauga East-Cooksville MPP Peter Fonseca and Mississauga-Brampton South MPP Amrit Mangat also took part in the event.

The expansion project will result in approximately 270,000 square feet of new construction and 70,000 square feet of renovations. It will provide enhanced hospital services including more beds (from 392 to 471) and double the number of labour and delivery rooms (from seven to 15) with additional room for growth. Other improvements include expanding cancer treatment resources to include a new high-dose radiation therapy suite and additional surgical oncology, palliative and complex continuing care beds, more capacity for neonatal care, increased diagnostic services and support areas, an expanded laboratory - from approximately 15,000 square feet to 42,000 square feet.

The building team is led by Bondfield Construction Company Limited. The project is expected to be completed in spring 2011.(more»)


Michelle E. DiEmanuele becomes Credit Valley’s third president and CEO in the hospital’s 23 year history. Recognized as one of Canada’s 100 Most Powerful Women in 2006 and 2007, DiEmanuele was also recognized in 1999 as one of the country’s Top 40 under 40 and in 2005 was named the most influential Top 40 under 40.

DiEmanuele was previously Deputy Minister, Ministry of Government Services, Secretary of Management Board of Cabinet and Associate Secretary of the Cabinet with the Government of Ontario.
DiEmanuele was the executive lead for the business support areas, including finance, human resources, organizational development, audit and technology. (more»)
















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