Patient Partners Needed!

If you are a patient or family member / caregiver of a patient with poor heart function and coronary artery disease, we need your help! In our April Digest, we were proud to let you know that over 3000 patient alumni members contributed to work being led by Dr. Louise...

Patient Engagement in Action

Redefining what success looks like In fall of 2018, 3100 Patient Alumni members took about 15 minutes to respond to a survey about their lived experience after a heart event.  The survey, developed by Dr. Louise Sun and her team, sought to better understand what...

Seeking patient/caregiver/family involvement!

First, I would like to thank those who have been participating in the focus group calls for the past 6 months. Your participation has been very important and absolutely worthwhile. Your comments/observations/suggestions have all been passed on to the UOHI Quality of...

Ladies, it’s your turn!

This study is approved by the Ethics Board of the University of Ottawa (H-06-18-639) Ladies, it’s your turn! Women have been neglected in research on Heart Disease for far too long. We know very little about you! Now is the time to take the bull by the horns! We are...

Patient Education Pamphlet

This patient education pamphlet entitled “You Are Having an Angiogram. You Have Treatment Choices” was made to help patients who are coming in from home for an elective angiogram. To prepare for their test and understand all of their treatment options. We...