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...
Posted on Wednesday, March 09, 2022 12:51 PM
Ottawa and Toronto, March 9, 2022 — With today’s announcement, we want to thank everyone, including students and education staff, for your commitment to and diligence with public health measures throughout the pandemic. We know that masking, daily screening, cohorting and distancing have been tough, but adherence to these measures has allowed schools to remain open.
Keeping schools open has been the most important...
Posted on Wednesday, March 09, 2022 12:20 PM
March 15: This outbreak is now over.
March 9, 2022 - Ottawa - CHEO is currently experiencing its third outbreak of COVID-19 since the beginning of the pandemic.
While an outbreak may sound scary to some, let us help by explaining a bit more about what it means. CHEO’s Infection Prevention and Control program, in collaboration with Ottawa Public Health, declares an outbreak when people (patients, caregivers, staff, and medical...
Posted on Monday, March 07, 2022 06:23 PM
OTTAWA, Canada – March 7, 2022 – Children and youth who sustain a concussion are at increased risk of developing mental health issues shows a new study of children and youth aged five to 18 across Ontario, Canada over a 10 year period.
Led by researchers at the CHEO Research Institute, the population-based retrospective cohort study was published by JAMA Network Open on March 7, 2022, indicates that young people who sustain a concussion are at a 40% higher risk of mental health issues,...