Get Involved In Our Research Activities

Engaging patients is critical to our understanding of the issues that are most important for those living day-to-day with a specific condition. We are seeking appropriate volunteers to serve as Patient Partners in Research, to work alongside our Researchers and staff....

Ottawa Heart Institute Annual Report 2017/2018

PATIENT ALUMNI ASSOCIATION The Heart Institute’s Patient Alumni Association continues in its new direction set last year in which all patients are now made automatic members of the Association upon discharge from the hospital. This new approach triggered the need for...

Congratulations

The Patient Alumni Association and the new Cardiac Prehabilitation program have recently been recognized as leading practice organizations by the Health Standards Organization. The Ottawa Heart Institute Patient Alumni Association was started in 1985 by...

Quality of Care Committee

  Seeking patient/caregiver/family involvement! Introduction: The President of the UOHI Patient Alumni would like to put together a focus group of patients (former and current), family, and caregivers to support his participation in the Quality of Care Committee....

Annual Activities Report 2017/2018

Overview This annual activities report is the culmination of over 2 years of efforts from the team to refocus the Alumni. In late fall of 2015, Dr. Mesana and the Alumni agreed to a new 5-year cooperation agreement between the UOHI, the Foundation and the Alumni. The...

Updates to Engagement in Clinical Services and Clinical Research

Patient Engagement Framework Although patient-centered care and patient engagement are long-standing UOHI values, before 2018, a formal framework had not yet been outlined. The below was developed in partnership between the Patient Alumni and the Patient Partnership...