Bridgepoint Health

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Posted Friday, July 25, 2014

Bridgepoint Hospital The surprising science behind evidence-based hospital design
by Vanessa Milne, Sachin Pendharkar & Gord Winkel healthydebate Rahel Yetbarek sits with her feet up, looking out onto the city and the large swath of treed land that surrounds the freeway below her. The nurse is taking in the view over her lunch break, from the 10th floor rooftop garden at Bridgepoint, a Toronto hospital. Nearby, a few patients do the same. The drone of the highway in the background doesn’t...

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Posted Tuesday, June 24, 2014

Bridgepoint Active HealthcareBridgepoint Active Healthcare was named the Best Commercial and Institutional Building in Toronto, and was the recipient of the Paul Oberman Adaptive Reuse and Heritage Restoration Award at the 2014 PUG Awards.
Voted by the citizens of Toronto, the annual PUG Awards celebrate the best in Toronto architecture and planning. The goal of the program is to inform the public about design excellence and ultimately contribute to the growth and prosperity of Toronto. To qualify,...

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Posted Monday, June 23, 2014

Dr.Ross_Upshur Understanding Complexity: What Are the Research Priorities?
By Dr. Ross Upshur
Today in Ontario, 5% of the population is consuming 60 % of the healthcare resources. These patients have multiple health issues, medications and social needs. In the medical world, we call these patients complex – and they are rapidly becoming one of the biggest challenges facing our healthcare system. We need to plan for the future and determine how we will care for these patients.
However,...

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Posted Tuesday, June 17, 2014

By Peter Gorrie Corporate Knights Magazine
No matter where you are in Toronto’s new Bridgepoint Hospital you can observe a park or garden through large windows.
Gardens cover the grounds and a roof of the hospital, which serves patients who need long-term rehabilitation or disease management. Inside, walls are painted in green or the blue of nearby Lake Ontario. Nature themes dominate artwork.
The design aims to connect patients to the surrounding community...

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Posted Monday, May 26, 2014

Since 2000, Doors Open Toronto has drawn in excess of 2 million visits to almost 600 locations across the city.
Bridgepoint Active Healthare is once again opening it's doors to the public and giving them a glimpse of the great architecture and history of the Don Jail.
Global New Peter Kim takes a look inside the historic building before the crowds arrived.
Since 2000 the event has drawn in excess of 2 million visits to almost 600 locations across the city.
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