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Hamilton Health Sciences, St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton and London Health Sciences Centre have selected successful RFQ Proponents for Managed Equipment Services Partnership
Hamilton Health Sciences, St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton and London Health Sciences Centre have selected successful RFQ Proponents for Managed Equipment Services Partnership

(HAMILTON & LONDON, Ontario) On November 27,, 2013 Hamilton Health Sciences, St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton and London Health Sciences Centre (the “Hospitals”) announced a Request for Qualifications (“RFQ”) for a Managed Equipment Services (“MES”) Partnership. Market interest was expected to be strong given the importance of the project and the Hospitals are very pleased with the enthusiasm and level of interest shown by many potential MES Partners. On April 16, 2014, subsequent to a comprehensive review process, three successful RFQ Proponents were advanced to the Request for Proposals (“RFP”) stage, the final step in selecting a MES Partner. Further details concerning the RFP stage will be forthcoming.

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About Hamilton Health Sciences
Hamilton Health Sciences is a family of seven unique hospitals, a cancer centre, a rehabilitation centre and an urgent care centre, serving more than 2.3 million residents of Hamilton and south central Ontario, Canada. Hamilton Health Sciences is the second largest hospital group in Ontario, and serves as a regional referral centre for cardiac, stroke, burns, trauma, neurosurgery, pediatrics, digestive diseases, high-risk obstetrics, cancer, orthopedics and rehabilitation services. With a staff of approximately 11,000, the hospital is the largest employer in the Hamilton region. As an academic teaching hospital with more than 1,100 beds and an affiliation with McMaster University and Mohawk College, Hamilton Health Sciences is committed to providing exemplary health care while advancing excellence in education and health research. The organization’s exceptional track record of inquiry and innovation has earned Hamilton Health Sciences recognition as one of the world’s leading health science research organizations. For more information, visit www.hamiltonhealthsciences.ca.

About St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton
As a leading academic health science and research centre, St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton delivers high-quality, evidence based, compassionate care to patients in Hamilton-Niagara-Haldimand-Brant and beyond.
Home to more than 4,000 staff, 700 physicians and 600 volunteers, St. Joe’s is a multi-site, regional, tertiary centre, renowned for its strength in respiratory care, kidney and urinary care, mental health and addictions, surgical services, cancer surgery and women’s and infants’ care. Our emergency department sees more than 50,000 patients a year.
For over 121 years St. Joseph's has cared for the community in a spirit of compassion, innovation, and commitment – driven by the legacy of our founders, the Sisters of St. Joseph of Hamilton.
St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton is the largest acute care hospital and only academic and research centre in the St. Joseph’s Health System. For more information, visit our website at www.stjoes.ca

About London Health Sciences Centre
London Health Sciences Centre has been at the forefront of medicine in Canada for 138 years and offers the broadest range of specialized clinical services in Ontario. Building on the traditions of its founding hospitals to provide compassionate care in an academic teaching setting, London Health Sciences Centre is home to Children’s Hospital, University Hospital, Victoria Hospital, the Kidney Care Centre, two family medical centres, and two research institutes – Children’s Health Research Institute and Lawson Health Research Institute, a joint research initiative with St. Joseph’s Health Care London. As a leader in medical discovery and health research, London Health Sciences Centre has a history of over 65 international and national firsts and attracts top clinicians and researchers from around the world. As a regional referral centre, London Health Sciences Centre cares for the most medically complex patients including critically injured adults and children in southwestern Ontario and beyond. The hospital’s nearly 15,000 staff, physicians, students and volunteers provide care for more than one million patient visits a year. For more information, visit www.lhsc.on.ca.

For media inquiries contact:
Hamilton Health Sciences
Heather Pullen
Public Relations and Communications
Telephone (905) 521-2100 ext. 75939
pullenh@hhsc.ca

St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton
Victoria Raab, Public Affairs Department
Telephone (905) 522-1155 ext. 33549
vraab@stjoes.ca

London Health Sciences Centre
Anthony Orfanides
Medical Imaging Department
Telephone (519) 685-8500, ext. 52377
anthony.orfanides@sjhc.london.on.ca
Hamilton Health Sciences • Hamilton, Ontario • 905.521.2100

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