Posted on Wednesday, 18 October 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...
Posted on Wednesday, 20 September 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.
Posted on Monday, 31 July 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...
Posted on Wednesday, 07 June 2017 11:00 AM
New partnership created by SickKids, Holland Bloorview and CHEO – OCTC aims to provide better access to high quality, coordinated care for children and youth
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...