Innovative approaches to care at Peter Lougheed Centre
In Women’s Health
In Spring 2018, the new Maternity Care Unit opened at Peter Lougheed Centre. The $34 million redevelopment includes a centralized approach for maternity care in postpartum, labour and delivery, triage, antepartum and C-section operating rooms.
One in ten Canadians has kidney disease, and millions more are at risk. There is no cure for kidney disease apart from transplantation, therefor hemodialysis is a life-sustaining therapy for the most critical of cases. The largest increase in demand is from Calgary’s NE, making an expansion to the hemodialysis unit with the latest and best equipment critical in serving the 49% increase in the number of hemodialysis patients who reside in northeast Calgary or immediate areas since 2011.
Patient-Centred Care at the heart of Rockyview General Hospital
In Gastrointestinal Care
Patients age 15 – 105 with a variety of diseases will all rely on the care of Rockyview General Hospital’s Gastrointestinal (GI) Endoscopy Unit. The GI unit provides high quality, comprehensive care for patients and their families from prevention, diagnostic treatments and management of gastrointestinal disease.
The clinic serves patients from across Southern Alberta and growth in demand for the clinic’s services is anticipated to increase by 40%. A new state-of-the-art centre in Rockyview General Hospital will bring the patient to the forefront of their own care alongside their team of health care professionals.