CHEO’s Syrian refugee response now an online toolkit
Posted on Friday, November 10, 2017 10:00 AM
Syrian and Congolese families joined a celebration at CHEO – OCTC today to officially launch Simplifying The Journey.ca — an online toolkit funded by the Government of Canada for use by organizations to determine how they can best help newcomers to Canada navigate the complex array of services they encounter.
Simplifying The Journey.ca was born out of the response by the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario – Ottawa Children’s Treatment Centre (CHEO – OCTC) to the arrival of...
CHEO launches next step in its digital transformation
Posted on Wednesday, October 18, 2017 10:00 AM
On October 21, a new patient health information system designed to improve care and safety will be turned on at the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO). It’s a major step in consolidating patient health records, where every patient has one digital health record that is comprehensive and immediately available to care providers throughout the hospital and beyond.
Almost all outpatient clinics across CHEO are already using the new health information system, called Epic. Epic is a global...
Complex care clinic for kids a first in northern Ontario
Posted on Wednesday, September 20, 2017 10:00 AM
CHEO expertise coordinates with Timmins care providers to improve care for most vulnerable children and their families
Timmins and Ottawa, ON — Lydia Allard sings, talks and signs, but the two-year-old from Timmins whose mother describes her as silly and incredibly patient has a rare condition making it impossible to lift her limbs and head. She also can’t roll over on her own. To move against gravity, Lydia is dependent on others, primarily her parents Megan and Tyler. She needs 24-hour care.
More kids = growing need for children’s health care in eastern Ontario: new study
Posted on Monday, July 31, 2017 11:00 AM
Ottawa — The child and youth population in Ottawa and surrounding areas is projected to grow by 30 percent over the next 20 years and their health-care needs are also growing and changing, according to a report prepared for the Champlain Local Health Integration Network by a Steering Committee of individuals and organizations led by the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario – Ottawa Children’s Treatment Centre.
In commissioning this work, the...
Three leading paediatric health-care centres launch Kids Health Alliance
Posted on Wednesday, June 07, 2017 11:00 AM
TORONTO – Three of Ontario’s largest paediatric health-care providers launched a new partnership called Kids Health Alliance, today. Founded by The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids), Holland Bloorview Kids...