Posted on Wednesday, March 23, 2022 05:00 PM
Ottawa, Ontario, March 24, 2022 — The Kids Come First Care Clinic for COVID-19 has moved from the Brewer Arena to a temporary new location on CHEO’s main campus at 401 Smyth Road, Ottawa. COVID-19 testing for eligible children and youth has also moved from the Brewer Arena to CHEO.
The Kids Come First Care Clinic is now available at CHEO for in-person assessment and care of children and youth with viral illnesses, which include a fever, cough or runny nose....
Posted on Wednesday, March 23, 2022 12:30 PM
Ottawa — CHEO is establishing the Kim McLeod Accessibility Fund, an annual fund of $150,000 that honours the tireless advocate for families of children and youth with complex medical needs. The funds will be used to improve accessibility across CHEO, a pediatric health and research centre in Ottawa.
Along with her family and many friends, we mourned the loss of Kim in September 2021.
“Kim McLeod was a truly remarkable person with many gifts,” said...
Posted on Tuesday, March 22, 2022 12:00 PM
CHEO’s new Virtual Family-Centred Rounds Toolkit collects lessons learned from our work when, in the spring of 2020, we quickly pivoted from in-person to virtual family-centred rounds. Now CHEO is sharing this expertise with health-care organizations.
For decades, family-centred rounds has involved a multidisciplinary group of health-care providers (physicians, nurses, pharmacists, learners and others) moving in a group from patient to patient to discuss,...
Posted on Friday, March 18, 2022 10:47 AM
Ranked among the world’s safest providers of quality care
Ottawa and Toronto, Ontario — Working together, CHEO and The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids) have both achieved HIMSS Stage 7, the world’s highest designation for using an electronic medical record (EMR) to improve patient outcomes and engagement — which makes this achievement about safety and quality of care for children and youth; not only about technology.
CHEO and SickKids are the only health-care organizations in Canada...
Posted on Monday, March 14, 2022 11:15 AM
March 14, 2022 —OTTAWA—A new tool from 1Call1Click.ca now gives children, youth and their families the ability to schedule their own appointment to speak with an intake worker about their mental health needs and best options for care. By taking the initiative to schedule this themselves, they can do so at their own discretion and convenience.
“I'm so happy to be a part of something so important,” say Stephanie Dinsdale, 1Call1Click.ca’s Youth Partner. “When you're in a mental...