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KHA welcomes Southlake Regional Health Centre as the 6th Community Hospital Partner

We are excited to join Kids Health Alliance and more closely collaborate with our community and specialty hospital partners to improve the care we provide for children,” said Arden Krystal, President and CEO of Southlake. “In addition to improving the care we deliver, our goal with this partnership is to create a more seamless experience for patients and their families when they need to visit various hospitals to receive care.”

KHA appoints interim Executive Director, Larissa Smith

KHA welcomes Michael Garron Hospital as the 5th Community Hospital Partner

“At Michael Garron Hospital, partnerships are an essential ingredient to achieving our vision of creating health and building community. Together with our KHA partners, we will ensure that the highest standards of care are provided to our youngest patients.” – Sarah Downey, President and CEO, Michael Garron Hospital

 

In the News: Kids Health Alliance

Humber River Hospital Joins Kids Health Alliance (September 2018)

“Joining Ontario’s preeminent providers of care for children and youth is the next step in our journey to provide exceptional care for a healthier community. We are eager to collaborate, as part of the Kids Health Alliance, to continue providing exceptional care for children and youth. We look forward to benefiting from this partnership as well as contributing toward it.” – Barb Collins, President and CEO, Humber River Hospital  

“Humber River is partnering with SickKids and other hospitals in the Kids Health Alliance that is great because all kids will get the care when they need it, where they need it. – Andrew Alguram, patient Humber River Hospital

Welcoming Pembroke Regional Hospital as a partner (April 2018)

“Being a part of Kids Health Alliance will enable our team to provide a high quality, consistent, coordinated approach in caring for our child and youth patient population.” – Pierre Noel, President & CEO, Pembroke Regional Hospital

Orillia Soldiers’ Memorial Hospital joins forces with Kids Health Alliance (December 2017)

“The hospitals in the Alliance are leaders in the care of children…we have a tremendously strong program here in Orillia serving patients and families from across Simcoe, Muskoka and beyond and it will only get better as we tap into the education and expertise that this partnership will provide.”  Dr. Michelle Gordon, Chief of Paediatric and Neonatal Medicine, Orillia Soliders’ Memorial Hospital

Markham Stouffville Hospital becomes KHA’s first partner (September 2017)

“Markham Stouffville Hospital is continually striving for paediatric service excellence. KHA will help us deliver enhanced quality care to our community close to home. This partnership will build paediatric clinical capacity by sharing specialized resources and expertise, and through collaboration on research and education.” – Jo-anne Marr, President & CEO, Markham Stouffville Hospital  

“As a parent of young children in Markham, I am thankful for this partnership that will bring more specialized resources close to home. It will also help if my children need to be transferred to SickKids that the transition will be that much easier and seamless.” – Shana Betz, mother of Emma, a patient at Markham Stouffville Hospital

Kids Health Alliance is launched (June 2017)

Learn more about our community hospital partnerships and facts about the pediatric health system