Committed to the principles of family and patient centered care, the Hamilton General Hospital is a tertiary care centre serving people from Burlington to Brantford and Niagara Falls to Guelph. The Hamilton General has one of the province's few Burn Units and an Integrated Stroke Unit caring for acute and rehabilitation patients. Patients who require open-heart surgery or cardiac catheterization are also served by the General's innovative and integrated approach to care. This Hamilton hospital is also home to leading edge research. The Population Health Institute at the General conducts and co-ordinates international clinical trials to improve the health of people in Hamilton and around the world.