The Vancouver Island Health Authority is one of the five regional health authorities responsible for delivering a full continuum of health services to meet the needs of the population within its respective region. It is responsible for providing a wide range of health services to about 750,000 people across a large and diverse geographic area which includes Vancouver Island, the Gulf and Discovery Islands, and parts of the mainland area opposite northern Vancouver Island.
The Vancouver Island Health Authority selected Genesis Planning as the medical technology planning and procurement team for the $600 million North Island Hospitals Project, the construction of two new hospitals Comox Valley and Campbell River, located in British Columbia.
The new Comox Valley hospital campus will include a 21,488 square meter acute care facility and a 1,031 square meter Clinical Support Building, offering the following programs and services:
- 153 beds including medical, surgical, intensive care, maternity and newborn, and some mental health and addictions services
- Emergency, Diagnostic Imaging (including MRI), Surgical and Endoscopy Services, Ambulatory; Care Programs, and Cardio Pulmonary; Diagnostic Services and Support services
The NEW Campbell River hospital campus will be constructed on the existing hospital site and include a 15,239 square meter acute care facility, and a 1,058 square meter Clinical Support Building, with the following programs and services:
- 95 beds including medical, surgical, intensive care, psychiatry, maternity and newborn; Mental health and addiction programs,
- Emergency, Diagnostic Imaging, Surgical and Endoscopy; Ambulatory Care Programs; Maternity and Cardio-Pulmonary Diagnostic Services and Support services