Centers of Excellence are healthcare facilities that specialize in providing tertiary care procedures that are challenging, expensive, and require specialized equipment and expertise. The Centers of Excellence have the necessary infrastructure to provide care for patients who have complex health issues. These patients may have a chronic illness or a rare condition that requires extensive treatment or surgery.
As the population ages, there is an increasing demand for these Centers of Excellence to provide specialized expertise and services. The Centers of Excellence also offer services to individuals who might not be able to afford private care. Specialized centers are also needed as medical advances increase and there is an increased need for complex treatments.« Back to Glossary Index