Planning Principles

See below for details on the planning principles surrounding the Cortellucci Vaughan Hospital.

To guide the planning and decision-making process for Cortellucci Vaughan Hospital and the continued enhancements at Mackenzie Richmond Hill Hospital, the Mackenzie Health team established the following planning principles:

  • Optimize the patient and family experience through the eyes of the patient
  • Organize services around optimal and efficient delivery of quality patient care
  • Standardize and apply leading practices where possible
  • Design an environment congruent with Mackenzie Health core values
  • Support change through flexible facility design
  • Integrated delivery of care across sites
  • Achieve excellence in sustainable "green" design
  • Apply technology to optimize patient, staff and physician experience
  • Safety and wellness of patients, staff, physicians and volunteers is paramount
  • Enable integration of innovation and education