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Posts tagged "Quality and Patient Safety"

  • TOH’s response to serious incident yesterday

    May 15, 2014 — Yesterday, a tragic death occurred at The Ottawa Hospital. Our thoughts and sympathy are with the family of the person involved. We are concerned for those staff and patients who were affected by the incident. We urge all patients who need assistance to consult our social workers. Staff who need help are urged to contact our Occupational Health department. The incident is under investigation by the Ottawa Police Service and as such, no […]

  • Flu shot available at TOH

    October 30, 2012 – The Ottawa Hospital is pleased to confirm that it does have a supply of flu vaccines available and our immunization campaign has not slowed down. Our flu campaign team has been working closely with Ottawa Public Health from the moment the temporary suspension of Novartis vaccine was announced last Friday evening. Ottawa Public Health has been proactive on this issue and our teams have worked together to access new product from […]

  • The Ottawa Hospital Announces 2011/2012 Operating Plan

    April 15, 2011 – The Ottawa Hospital (TOH) today announced its plan to maintain existing service levels and balance its tenth consecutive budget for the 2011/2012 fiscal year. The 2011/2012 Budget supports the TOH Operating Plan to: Meet the full scope of the accountability agreement with the Local Health Integration Network (LHIN) and preserve service levels aiming for occupancy rates of 98.5%. Maintain its focus on quality of care and patient safety initiatives Continue its […]

  • The Ottawa Hospital releases Quality Improvement plan

    March 31, 2011 – In compliance with the Ontario’s Excellent Care for All Act which came into law in June 2010, The Ottawa Hospital is pleased to share its Quality Improvement Plan. Submitted to the Ontario Health Quality Council, TOH’s publicly reported plan outlines improved targets in the areas of safety, effectiveness, access and patient-centredness. To achieve its goal of becoming a top North American hospital in terms of quality and safety of patient care, […]