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Priority Equipment Needs

Advanced patient care requires innovative medical equipment, but the government does not fund it. Ongoing advances in technology and routine replacement mean St. Mary’s is continually scrutinizing equipment needs.

Your donation will be invested in that which is most urgently required to provide effective patient care.

Though St. Mary's wish list is frequently adjusted, oulined below are several items currently identified as a funding priority. 

MRI

A vital piece of equipment is missing from St. Mary's diagnostic fleet. St. Mary's is the only hospital in the Waterloo Region without this vital piece of equipment, as well as ...

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MRI

A vital piece of equipment is missing from St. Mary's diagnostic fleet. St. Mary's is the only hospital in the Waterloo Region without this vital piece of equipment, as well as the only cardiac program in Ontario without MRI.

Diagnostic Services Expansion

Your help is needed to update and expand St. Mary's diagnostic equipment to keep pace with technological advancements and the community's healthcare needs.

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Diagnostic Services Expansion

Your help is needed to update and expand St. Mary's diagnostic equipment to keep pace with technological advancements and the community's healthcare needs.

Ultrasound

PARTIALLY FUNDED - Thanks to seven generous community donors, $257,000 has been raised to fund one of two much-needed ultrasound machines from the department’s priority equipme ...

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Ultrasound

PARTIALLY FUNDED - Thanks to seven generous community donors, $257,000 has been raised to fund one of two much-needed ultrasound machines from the department’s priority equipment list.

Neoprobe

PARTIALLY FUNDED - Thank you to Zonta Kitchener-Waterloo for contributing to this critical piece of equipment at St. Mary's General Hospital.

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Neoprobe

PARTIALLY FUNDED - Thank you to Zonta Kitchener-Waterloo for contributing to this critical piece of equipment at St. Mary's General Hospital.

Mobile C-Arm

The Mobile C-Arm system is a high-end x-ray device with flat–detector technology for excellent image quality in a portable environment. The compact mobile system is designed fo ...

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Mobile C-Arm

The Mobile C-Arm system is a high-end x-ray device with flat–detector technology for excellent image quality in a portable environment. The compact mobile system is designed for use in cardiovascular, general surgery, orthopedics and emergency surgery.

Syringe Pump

A syringe pump is a small infusion pump used to gradually administer small amounts of fluid (with or without medication) to a patient. Some syringe pumps can both infuse and wi ...

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Syringe Pump

A syringe pump is a small infusion pump used to gradually administer small amounts of fluid (with or without medication) to a patient. Some syringe pumps can both infuse and withdraw solutions.

Unit Dose Packaging System

The Unit Dose Packaging System was first introduced as a safe and effective way to control and deliver medication. As such over three quarters of oral medication delivered in h ...

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Unit Dose Packaging System

The Unit Dose Packaging System was first introduced as a safe and effective way to control and deliver medication. As such over three quarters of oral medication delivered in hospitals is in unit doses and it is common practice for pharmaceutical companies to pre-package their medicines using unit dose packaging.

Vedant Software

The Transfusion Medicine (TM) laboratory department at St. Mary’s General Hospital dispensed nearly 3000 units of red blood cells for transfusions to our patients in 2020. Thes ...

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Vedant Software

The Transfusion Medicine (TM) laboratory department at St. Mary’s General Hospital dispensed nearly 3000 units of red blood cells for transfusions to our patients in 2020. These patients were undergoing various procedures many of which involved life-saving cardiac procedures.