Pavilion K

Enhanced access to state-of-the-art emergency and critical care services

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Vital Initiative Description
In Numbers...
  • 130
    Number of visits the current Emergency Room was built to handle per day
  • 220
    Average number of daily visits to the Emergency Room today
  • 23%
    Of patients are aged 65 and over
  • 100%
    Increase in elderly emergency stretcher patients (at least 75 years old) between 1993 and 2008 (from 5,000 to 10,000 per year)
  • 1 in 4
    Visits to the Emergency Room is a cancer patient with a problem related to infection, the side-effects of chemotherapy, or complications caused by the disease’s progression
  • 1,000
    Patients are admitted annually to the Intensive Care Unit
  • 1,064
    Patients were admitted to the Coronary Care Unit in 2009-2010
  • 500
    Open heart surgeries are performed each year by the Division of Cardiac Surgery
  • 13,367
    Patients underwent surgery at the JGH in 2010
  • 1 in 7
    Low birth weight babies born in Quebec are delivered and cared for in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
In Brief...
Fundraising Goal: $50 million +
  • Cutting-edge medical technology for each department, unit and operating room
  • State-of-the-art beds, equipment and furniture for patient rooms
  • Medical grade chairs and furniture for waiting areas
  • Security and waste management equipment
  • New concepts and best practices 
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