What’s happening at UOHI, the Alumni as well as other heart related organizations
News & Events
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.read more
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.read more
The Patient Alumni Association and the new Cardiac Prehabilitation program have recently been recognized as leading practice organizations by the Health Standards Organization.read more
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. The patient voice is central to the work of the Alumni.read more
This annual activities report is the culmination of over 2 years of efforts from the team to refocus the Alumni.read more
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...read more
The University of Ottawa Heart Institute (UOHI) has a rich history of patient engagement that has spanned decades.read more
Patient Engagement means that patients and health care providers share ideas and discussions about how to improve care. ͞read more
This year the Alumni held its 32nd Annual General Meeting in the Foustanelles Auditorium at the University of Ottawa Heart Institute.read more
Guest Speaker: Heather Tulloch, PhD
Topic: “Heart disease in men and how to cope with the trauma that follows a cardiac event”
We thank Scotiabank for the generous contribution they made to the Institute as it moves towards the expansion of its patient care facilities.
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