Stettler Health Services Foundation approves Festival of Lights projects

Stettler Festival of Lights
Written by ECA Review

The Stettler Health Services Foundation’s Board meeting on Wednesday was filled with enthusiasm as the Board members approved this year’s Festival of Lights projects, aiming to raise funds for crucial medical equipment.

The board chose the items based on recommendations from the hospital, explained Mary-Jane Jackson.

The two chosen projects are set to enhance the hospital’s capabilities in neonatal care and critical medication delivery, bringing advanced healthcare solutions to the community.

The first project to receive funding is the acquisition of two state-of-the-art Panda baby warmers, each priced at $41,000. These advanced systems promise enhanced monitoring for babies at risk or in distress, strengthening the neonatal care unit’s capacity to ensure the well-being of the tiniest patients. The Panda baby warmers are equipped with cutting-edge technology to provide healthcare providers with vital data and information to deliver specialized care to newborns in need.

Additionally, the Board approved the purchase of four Medifusion syringe pumps for $4,930 each. These pumps will be distributed across the operating, emergency and acute care units.

The Medifusion syringe pumps represent the next-generation advancement of syringe infusion technology. They are renowned for their precision in delivering medications to patients in critical care units, including neonatal and pediatric intensive care.

The customizable system is designed to minimize the risk of medication errors, ensuring patients receive accurate and timely medication delivery.

The total budget for both projects stands shy of $102,000. The Foundation is confident that these investments will not only bolster the healthcare services provided by Stettler Health Services but also profoundly impact the well-being of patients and their families.

The Festival of Lights occurs during the last week of November at the community hall according to Jackson.

Jessica Campbell
ECA Review

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