South Health Campus

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South Health Campus
Alberta Health Services
South Calgary Hospital.jpg
SHC in the winter
South Health Campus is located in Calgary
South Health Campus
Location in Calgary
Geography
Location4448 - Front St SE, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Coordinates50°52′58″N 113°57′07″W / 50.882778°N 113.951944°W / 50.882778; -113.951944Coordinates: 50°52′58″N 113°57′07″W / 50.882778°N 113.951944°W / 50.882778; -113.951944
Organization
Care systemPublic Medicare (Canada)
Services
Emergency departmentYes
Beds269
HelipadTC LID: CSH3
Links
WebsiteSouth Health Campus
ListsHospitals in Canada

South Health Campus (SHC) is a large hospital in Calgary, in Alberta, Canada. It is administered by Alberta Health Services.

The building was developed by Alberta Infrastructure, and the first phase was built at a cost of $1.31 billion. The South Health Campus was fully operational by 2016. It has the capacity to handle 800,000 ambulatory visits per year, and it performs approximately 2,500 births every year. It includes a 24-hour emergency department, an intensive care unit (ICU), as well as day surgery units. Services are provided for a wide range of acute and chronic health conditions. The facility currently serves 200,000 outpatients annually.[1]

The entire facility (including planned future additions) has been designed for 2,400 full-time-equivalent staff, including 180 physicians, along with 644 inpatient beds and 11 operating rooms.[2][3]

In terms of physical infrastructure, the building exterior colour scheme is designed to reflect the landscape hallmarks of prairie, forest, and clear blue sky. This state-of-the-art concrete-and-steel complex has a floor area of one million square feet. Emergency power is provided by a set of ten diesel generators with total power output of 28 megawatts.[4]

Programs and Services[edit]

The facility offers a number of programs and services:[5]

  • 24 Hour Blood Pressure Monitoring Service
  • Addiction Services - Adolescent Outpatient
  • Advanced Venous Access Service
  • Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Clinic
  • Anticoagulation Management Services
  • Atrial Fibrillation Clinic
  • Bone Clinic
  • Breast Health and Breast Reconstruction
  • Bronchoscopy Services
  • Calgary Headache Assessment & Management Program
  • Cardiac Arrhythmia Service
  • Cardiac Devices ( Pacemaker and ICD) Services
  • Cardiology - Electrocardiogram Services
  • Cardiology - Inpatients
  • Cardiovascular Laboratories - Echocardiography
  • Cardiovascular Laboratories - Nuclear Cardiology
  • Cast Clinic
  • Clinical Neurophysiology Lab
  • Consultation Liaison Service - Mental Health
  • Day Surgery
  • Department of Family Medicine, Family Medicine Clinic
  • Diagnostic Imaging and Camera Services
  • Emergency Services
  • Endocrinology Services
  • Epilepsy Care Clinic
  • Exercise Stress Test
  • Gastrointestinal Services - Outpatients
  • General Internal Medicine Clinic
  • General Medicine - Inpatients
  • Hand Clinic
  • Heart Function Clinic
  • Hematology - Outpatients
  • Hepatology Clinic
  • Hip and Knee Clinic
  • Holter Monitoring
  • Home Parenteral Therapy Program
  • Infectious Diseases
  • Intensive Care Services - Critical Care Medicine
  • Internal Medicine Urgent Care Clinic
  • Interventional Radiology/Angiography
  • Laboratory Services
  • Medical Day Treatment
  • Minor Surgery Clinic
  • Mobile Response Team
  • Multiple Sclerosis Clinic
  • Neurology - Outpatients
  • Neurology - Inpatients
  • Neuromuscular Clinic
  • Orthopaedic Services - Inpatients
  • Orthopaedic Services - Outpatients
  • Patient E-mail Well Wishes
  • Plastic surgery consultation and surgical intervention
  • Post Anaesthetic Care Unit
  • Pre-Admission Clinic
  • Psychiatric Emergency Services
  • Psychiatry - Inpatient
  • Psychiatry Analysis
  • Pulmonary Diagnostics Unit
  • Rapid Access Unit
  • Rheumatology - Outpatients
  • Surgical Outpatient Clinic
  • Transition Services - Acute Care
  • Urgent Neurology Clinic
  • Volunteer Resources

Alberta Health Services[edit]

The South Health Campus is one of twelve hospitals in the Calgary zone that has a population of 1,408,606 and an average life expectancy of 82.9 years.[6]

Parking[edit]

The South Health Campus has three parking lots with payment options including passes: visitor/patient monthly ($85), weekly ($41), daily ($14.25) or half-hour ($2.00 per half hour or portion) with some discounts for seniors, etc., with authorization forms. A general monthly pass with no authorization form costs $125 if available. one of the lots is designated for Emergency parking.[7]

Wellness Centre[edit]

The Wellness Centre [8] at the South Health Campus is home to many different programs and services such as a YMCA, Wellness Kitchen, and a Resource and Knowledge Centre. Includes a climbing wall with auto belay system, weight room with a track. The Facilities do not include a pool, courts, or steam room.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Alberta Health Services. "Welcome to the South Health Campus" (PDF).
  2. ^ Kasian Architects. "South Health Campus, Alberta".
  3. ^ Vaughan Hoy Architecture. "Calgary South Health Campus".
  4. ^ Case Study: Controls and Monitoring, Worldwide Independent Power, November 2010.
  5. ^ Alberta Health Services. "South Health Campus Programs and Services".
  6. ^ Alberta Health Services. "Zone News Calgary Zone: Your Health Care in Your Community 2013" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2013-03-19.
  7. ^ Alberta Health Services. "Public Parking Information South Health Campus" (PDF).
  8. ^ Alberta Health Services. "South Health Campus - Wellness Centre".

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