Two Vitalité Health Network hospitals ranked among the best in the country

Bathurst, Wednesday, April 3, 2019 – The American magazine Newsweek recently published its list of the best hospitals in the country. The Chaleur Regional Hospital and Dr. Georges-L.-Dumont University Hospital Centre (UHC) respectively ranked 56th and 59th on the list, giving them the title of best hospital facilities in New Brunswick.  

The President and CEO of Vitalité Health Network, Gilles Lanteigne, was pleased with this announcement. “This is great news for us, and it shows that despite our various challenges, we can still manage to secure an enviable position on the national scale. While according to Newsweek magazine, this recognition is given to the Chaleur Regional Hospital and Dr. Georges-L.-Dumont UHC, all other Network facilities also contributed to this achievement. We are a large team where everyone works relentlessly to provide outstanding care to our patients. Therefore, this recognition belongs to all 7,200 of our employees and all 580 of our doctors.  I am taking this opportunity to thank them personally for their excellent work,” he stated.

The news was also well received by the Board of Directors of the Network. “This mark of achievement shows that the Network’s tireless efforts to provide excellent patient care continue to deliver results. Congratulations to the organization and to all employees,” expressed Michelyne Paulin, Chairperson of the Board of Directors.

A similar recognition had been received by the Network in 2018, as it had ranked fifth among the best employers in Canada, according to Forbes magazine.