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The next 50 years at North York General Hospital will bring change

Murray J. Perelman shares the vision for the hospital's future

Fifty years ago, there were no CT scanners, cataract operations required a weeklong hospital stay and we certainly had not envisioned smartphones.

Who would have imagined being able to have back surgery as an outpatient. The next 50 years at North York General Hospital (NYGH) will bring further changes: new technologies, new procedures (robotic surgeries?), and new discoveries that will dramatically impact our health and health care.

As a leading community academic hospital, NYGH is uniquely positioned to transform and enhance the care our patients receive and create an even better patient experience for the future.

NYGH's 50-year anniversary celebration enables us to take a step back, taking stock of what we have achieved and consider what is yet to come...

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by Murray Perelman, Chair of the North York General Hospital Board of Governors, on toronto.com (May 3, 2018)