Horizon Health Network

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Horizon Health Network
Type Health Care
Industry Health care
Founded September 1, 2008
Founders Government of New Brunswick
Headquarters Miramichi, New Brunswick
Area served New Brunswick
Key people Minister of Health
Health Board
President & CEO
Employees 13,000 (2010)
Website en.horizonnb.ca

Horizon Health Network is one of two health authorities in the Canadian province of New Brunswick, the other being Vitalité Health Network.

Horizon Health Network delivers medical care on behalf of the Government of New Brunswick's Department of Health to the central and southern portions of the province through 13 hospitals and 28 health centres/clinics while providing a variety of programs and services.

Horizon Health Network is headquartered in Miramichi, NB.

Hospitals[edit]

Horizon Health Network operates the following hospitals:

Former health authorities[edit]

Horizon Health Network was established by the provincial government effective September 1, 2008 through the dissolution and merger of the following health authorities:

  • South-East Regional Health Authority
  • River Valley Health
  • Atlantic Health Sciences Corporation
  • Miramichi Regional Health Authority

Quick facts[edit]

  • Horizon Health serves the province of New Brunswick but through inter-provincial agreements, also provides referral services for part of northeastern Nova Scotia (Cumberland County) as well as Prince Edward Island
  • One of the largest employers in New Brunswick
  • A $1 billion plus organization
  • Approximately 13,000 staff members and 1,000 physicians
  • Over 100 facilities, clinics and offices
  • 3,500 volunteers, auxiliary and alumnae members
  • 20 foundations
  • 19 auxiliaries and alumnae[1]

Statistics (2010–2011)[edit]

Number of:

  • medical residents - 300
  • hospitals - 13
  • hospital beds - 1,600
  • admissions - 55,000 (acute, rehab and chronic)
  • inpatient days - 580,000 (acute, rehab and chronic)
  • surgeries completed per year - 45,000
  • Extra Mural Program visits annually - 275,000
  • births - 5,400[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Horizon Health Network - Quick Facts". En.horizonnb.ca. Retrieved 2012-01-26. 

External links[edit]