Posted on Tuesday, October 01, 2019 03:00 AM
OTTAWA — It started as an idea from families of children and youth with complex medical needs. It became a program in Ottawa — co-designed and co-led by parents, and run by CHEO and Pinecrest-Queensway Community Health Centre — to help these families cope with the unique non-medical challenges of their lives, including parent-to-parent support. Now it’s evolved into ChangingYourLens.ca, a website launched today to help care providers and organizations...
Posted on Monday, September 23, 2019 02:55 PM
This evening at 6 pm, two youth and four parent panelists will talk about the complexity of accessing pediatric health care in Eastern Ontario and their vision for how hospitals, community providers, family physicians and other partners can team-up to create better, faster access to health care and meet the unique needs of children and youth in our region.
Time: Sept. 23, 2019, at 6:00 pm
Where: Online video conference via...
Posted on Friday, September 20, 2019 02:00 AM
Ottawa—Today, marking its one-year anniversary, the Canadian Science Fair Journal is providing student authors, in grades 7 to 12, a chance to present their projects to other students across Canada at CSFJ Connect 2019, the journal’s first-ever conference taking place at CHEO, in Ottawa.
Presenting to students in person at CHEO and to classrooms connecting via the web, the authors’ topics are wide ranging and include:
- developing an autonomous vehicle using neural networks to power its artificial...
Posted on Friday, September 13, 2019 09:00 AM
Toronto/Ottawa – Kids Health Alliance (KHA), founded by The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids), Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital (Holland Bloorview) and CHEO, today announced Larissa Smit as the interim executive director while Lauren Ettin, executive director of KHA, is away on maternity leave. Larissa brings extensive policy, stakeholder engagement and collaboration experience most recently from her role as the senior health advisor in the Premier’s Office.
“Infants, children and...
Posted on Wednesday, September 11, 2019 09:00 AM
Experts aim to reduce "bedroom jail" following a concussion diagnosis
The Ontario Neurotrauma Foundation (ONF) has issued the first Living Guideline for Diagnosing and Managing Pediatric Concussion. The guideline, targets health-care providers and offers a series of recommendations to help children and adolescents get back to their everyday life.
This is the first ONF clinical practice guideline to be available in a fully digital version,...