Milestones

1996 - Calgary Health Trust is founded by the amalgamation of:

  • Carewest Foundation
  • Foothills Hospital Foundation
  • Calgary General Hospital Foundation
  • Mountview Community Foundation
  • Rockyview General Hospital Foundation

1996-1998 - $54 million raised from the Partners in Health campaign

1999 - Diagnostic Imaging - Digital Ultrasound System established at Rockyview General Hospital

2000 - Lifestyles Home Lottery introduced -42,570 tickets sold

2000 - Echocardiography Unit established at Rockyview General Hospital

2000-2004  -  $2 million raised for Carewest Colonel Belcher Campaign

2001 - Emergency Room - ER Tracking System purchased for Rockyview General Hospital

2002 - The Grace Foundation joins Calgary Health Trust

2002 -  Neonatal Intensive Care - Special Care Nursery launched at Rockyview General Hospital

2004 - NeuroArm purchased for Foothills Medical Centre

2004 - The Stephenson Cardiovascular MR Centre at Libin Cardiovascular Institute of Alberta opens

2004 - PET/CT Scanner established at Foothills Medical Centre 

2004-2009 - $312 million raised for the Reach! Campaign with University of Calgary and Alberta Health Services

2005 - i-Suite - six state-of-the-art and linked surgical suites - implemented at Foothills Medical Centre, Peter Lougheed Centre and Rockyview General Hospital

2006 - Bone Marrow Transplant Unit created at Foothills Medical Centre

2006 - Ward of the 21st Century opens at Foothills Medical Centre

2007 - Interventional Radiology Suite established at Foothills Medical Centre

2007 - Electrophysiology Lab Equipment purchased for Foothills Medical Centre

2007-2008 - Virtual Simulation Centre created at Foothills Medical Centre

2008 - da Vinci Robot purchased for Rockyview General Hospital 

2009 - Vocera Communication System implemented at Peter Lougheed Centre

2010 - Southern Alberta Institute of Urology built at Rockyview General Hospital 

2010 - $1.2 million donation made from Calgary Firefighters Burn Treatment Society to Burn Unit at Foothills Medical Centre

2010 - Prostate Cancer Foundation Tissue Bank established

2011 - Orthopaedic Arthroscopic Surgery Program implemented at Peter Lougheed Centre

2011 - Over $50 million raised by the Foothills Hospital Home Lottery in 19 years

2012 - Over $330 million raised by the Calgary Health Trust in support of health care

2012 - Grand opening of the Peter Lougheed Simulation Centre

2013 - Calgary Firefighter Burn Treatment Society donates $1.35 Million Donation

2013 - Raptor Room - State-of-the-art trauma operating room - established at Foothills Medical Centre

2013 - Raptor Room - State-of-the-art trauma operating room - established at Foothills Medical Centre

2014 - Vascular Centre of Excellence opens at the Peter Lougheed Centre

2015 - Over $392 million raised by the Calgary Health Trust in support of health care