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Portable Digital X-Rays

Equipment Update

 

A special thank you to our community for their generosity over the holiday season, allowing for the purchase of two digital portable x-ray machines totalling $228,000. This new technology is faster, produces clearer images and generates lower levels of radiation—all positive things for both our caregivers and the patients we serve. We hope to raise additional funds through our HPHA Healthcare Heroes fund to purchase one more to be dedicated to COVID-19 patients.


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A patient describes her care experience at Stratford General Hospital.

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Foundation Board Chair Rick Orr talks about community generosity.

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