Erie Shores Healthcare Tops For Surgical Wait Times


Erie Shores Healthcare has been recognized by Cancer Care Ontario.

It was named a "top performer" in the province for surgical wait times.

It measures the percentage of cancer patients who had their first consultation with a specialist within a prescribed number of days as well as the number of cancer patients who had their surgical treatments within a prescribed number of days.

The Leamington hospital exceeded the provincial annual improvement targets.

It was also recognized for meeting the provincial targets for the percentage of Ontario Breast Screening Program clients diagnosed within weeks of a tissue biopsy.

"The attainment of "top performer" in the province for the Cancer Care Ontario measures is a testament to the immense efficiencies of the diagnostic department and the clinical team," says Hospital CEO Janice Dawson. " Recent investment of more than $3.2-million to the Women's Centre for breast screening's 3D Mammography, ultrasound, state of the art CT scanner and facility upgrades has contributed to this achievement."