Sinai Health System

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Sinai Health System
Geography
Location Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Organization
Care system Public Medicare (Canada) (OHIP)
Hospital type General
Affiliated university University of Toronto
Services
Emergency department Yes (Mount Sinai Hospital only)
History
Founded January 22, 2015
Links
Website http://www.sinaihealthsystem.ca/
Lists Hospitals in Canada

The Sinai Health System is a hospital system which serves Toronto, Ontario, Canada. It comprises two hospitals, Mount Sinai Hospital and Bridgepoint Active Healthcare, both affiliated with the University of Toronto Faculty of Medicine.

Formation[edit]

The hospital system was formed through the voluntary amalgamation of Mount Sinai Hospital (including the Lunenfeld-Tanenbaum Research Institute) and Bridgepoint Active Healthcare on January 22, 2015.[1]

Constituent hospitals[edit]

Mount Sinai Hospital[edit]

Mount Sinai Hospital (founded 1923 as The Hebrew Maternity and Convalescent Hospital) is a 442-bed general hospital located along the "Hospital Row" portion of University Avenue in downtown Toronto. It is connected via tunnels and bridges to three adjacent hospitals of the University Health Network: Toronto General Hospital, Toronto Rehabilitation Institute, and Princess Margaret Cancer Centre.

Lunenfeld-Tanenbaum Research Institute[edit]

The Lunenfeld-Tanenbaum Research Institute (founded 1985 as the Samuel Lunenfeld Research Institute) is the medical research institute of Mount Sinai Hospital. Its researchers conduct studies into various diseases including cancers, neurological disorders, and diabetes.

Bridgepoint Active Healthcare[edit]

Bridgepoint Active Healthcare (founded 1875 as Riverdale Isolation Hospital) is a 464-bed rehabilitation hospital located in the Riverdale neighbourhood of Toronto. It operates programs for patients with complex chronic ailments or those requiring physical rehabilitation.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Lavoie, Joanna (January 30, 2015). "Voluntary merger results in creation of new Sinai Health System". Beach Mirror. Metroland Media Group. Retrieved February 15, 2018. 

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