Equipment Purchased

A blue Group Health Centre sign at the top of a building

Over the last two years, YOUR SUPPORT helped
Group Health Centre purchase the following
Medical Equipment

Algoma Diabetes Education & Care (ADEC)

  • Rising Chair with Controls $10,000

    Improves blood flow in diabetic patients by reducing swelling in legs.

Cardiac Care

  • Holter Event Recorders $20,000

    A portable device used to record your heart’s electrical activity when you have symptoms.

Dermatology

  • Dermatoscope $1,900

    A hand-held visual aid device a doctor or person can use to examine and diagnose skin lesions and diseases, such as melanoma.

Diagnostic Imaging

  • Bone Density Unit $95,000

    Helps to diagnose bone-related health problems such as osteoporosis.

Ophthamology

  • Auto Kerato Refractometer $15,000

    Measures the refractive errors of the eye and the curvature of the cornea.

Primary Care

  • Wheelchairs (Standard & Bariatric) $5,500

    One of the most commonly used assistive devices to promote mobility and enhance quality of life for people who have difficulties in walking.

  • Exam Beds $4,500

    Used to support patients during medical examinations.

Surgery

  • HD LED VMonitor $11,000

    Provides better visibility and image clarity for surgeons.

  • Electrocautery $11,000

    Removes harmful tissue and seals blood vessels to help reduce or stop bleeding during surgery or after an injury.

  • Vital Signs Monitor $3,500

    Improves patient outcomes by the continuous monitoring of vital signs.

  • Colonscope $40,000

    Assists in detecting early signs of cancer and other serious illnesses.

  • Scope Reprocessor & Sterilizer $85,000

    Vital tools in cleaning, disinfection, and sterilizing endoscopes, which are crucial in maintaining the highest patient safety and procedural efficacy standards.

Obstetrics and Pediatrics

  • Baby Infantometers $900

    A device for determining the size of young children. As part of monitoring an infant's growth, the height of a newborn must be measured on a regular basis.

Thank You Kiwanis Club of Lakeshore!

Four different types of pediatric transducers were purchased thanks to the generous donation of over $34,000 from the Kiwanis Club of Lakeshore.

  • Pediatric curvilinear transducer
  • Pediatric hip linear transducer
  • Pediatric echo transducer
  • Pediatric neonate echo transducer

Transducers produce pictures of the inside of the body using sound waves. Sensitive to the fact that their bodies are still developing and growing the ultrasound equipment used for pediatric patients is different than the technology used for adults.