Overview

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Health Sciences North (HSN) is a new approach to delivering the highest quality patient care, research, teaching and learning to our region and beyond. It is a network of integrated facilities and programs working together for the benefit of our patients, communities, physicians, researchers, staff and learners  in the areas of prevention, diagnosis, treatment and care.

HSN offers a variety of programs and services that meet many patient care needs, with leading regional programs in the areas of cardiac care, oncology, nephrology, trauma and rehabilitation.

Quick Facts

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Health Sciences North has 3,900 employees, over 280 physicians, 700 volunteers and a diverse range of services across the following core programs:

  • Medicine
  • Community Care and Rehabilitation
  • Diagnostic Services
  • Critical Care
  • NEO Kids & Family
  • Critical and Emergency Care
  • Surgical Program
  • Mental Health and Addictions
  • Northeast Cancer Centre 

2016/2017 HSN Statistics

  • 3,890 employees
  • 492 physicians
  • 696 volunteers
  • 458 beds

In 2016/2017:

  • 347,415 outpatient clinic visits
  • 73,913 Emergency Department visits
  • 23,945 admissions
  • 98,188 radiography
  • 5,486 mammography
  • 3,027 interventional radiology
  • 30,123 CT Scans
  • 38,920 diagnostic ultrasound
  • 12,842 nuclear medicine - gamma cameras
  • 5,162 cardiac catheterization lab
  • 13,038 magnetic resonance imaging
  • 32,651 surgical/OR cases
  • 5,992,539 laboratory tests
  • 8,072 chemotherapy visits
  • 70,560 radiation treatments
  • 465 open heart surgeries
  • 289 pacemakers
  • 327 hip replacements
  • 567 knee replacements
  • 1,761 births

Logo Information

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This is a contemporary DNA helix that emphasizes the letter “S” for Sciences and Santé. The DNA represents the acute personal level of service and fine attention to detail that will be delivered with the new health care system. The interweaving of the two helices represents the cooperation and connectivity of the multifaceted health network. The differentiation of the two helices symbolizes a strong historical foundation and a bright and growing future. The dominant blue helix points to the northeast. Scientifically speaking, the double helix is a strong icon for research.

As the visual identity for HSN, it is imperative that the logo be displayed in bilingual format on all materials that are used from the organization, its various sites and affiliated organizations.