Where do your donations go?

Over the years, the Foundation has contributed to countless projects, in whole or in part. Here are a few examples:

 

Equipment

  • MALDI device in the Microbiology Laboratory to identify bacteria almost immediately and select the best antibiotic for treatment
  • Breast tomosynthesis for the Breast Health Centre that allows for early detection of cancer
  • A PhocusRx system to allow pharmacists and technicians to remotely document and validate the preparation of intravenous medications at the Dr. Léon-Richard Oncology
  • A Roche Lightcycler 480 PCR device for the rapid and efficient detection of viruses responsible for viral pneumonia
  • A Rifton TRAM device to improve patient transfer and mobility in the physiotherapy department
  • Fetal monitors to monitor pregnancies in the Mother-Child Care Unit

 

Patient Experience

  • Renovation of two palliative care rooms to create a serene environment better adapted to the needs of patients and their loved ones
  • Construction of a patio to allow geriatrics and palliative care patients to get outside for some fresh air
  • Renovations at the Dr. Léon-Richard Oncology Centre to increase accessibility, patient comfort and confidentiality
  • Upgrades to the Mgr. Henri-Cormier Lodge to improve patient comfort
  • Improvements to the Surgical Suite for oncology patients
Teaching and Research
 
  • Support for the Atlantic Cancer Research Institute’s (ACRI) research activities
  • Expansion of the Healthy Heart program to improve cardiovascular health

 

Training
  • Implementation of the MOREOB (Managing Obstetrical Risk Efficiency) Program to improve patient safety in the obstetrics department