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A corridor in the new OMTU
New unit adds forty hospital beds to help increase capacity, reduce wait times

Constructed in just nine weeks, a new 40-bed temporary structure at The Ottawa Hospital’s Civic Campus will help increase capacity and reduce ambulance offload times.

The Ottawa Hospital Virtual Informaition Desk Ulyana Osorio and Suzanne Lariviere
New virtual Information Desk connects patients and volunteers during COVID-19

Volunteers are providing compassionate care and a helping hand at The Ottawa Hospital’s new Virtual Information Desk – the first of its kind in hospitals across Canada.

Marie-Pierre Trempe registers a patient using Epic-in-a-box
‘Epic-in-a-box’ makes powerful digital health system portable

Epic, The Ottawa Hospital’s digital health system has big benefits for patients. Now all that power is packed into a portable box.

Left to right: Patrick Shea, Darren Theoret, Jane Mahoney, Harold Ready, Milan Karajovic.
How are millwrights making video chatting easier for COVID-19 patients?

Thanks to some ingenuity, teamwork and an old IV stand, some patients can now have hands-free video chats with their families.

Social Worker Brianna Beck held a tablet for a patient in the hospital’s COVID-19 isolation unit to video chat with their family.
Tablets help families be “virtually” at the bedside

A tablet helped Sandra Deevy and her family see and speak to their mother, 90-year-old Joan Khan, as she was receiving care at The Ottawa Hospital for COVID-19. They said the video chats were the next best thing to being at the bedside.

Breast Health Centre Reception
A new era in breast health at The Ottawa Hospital

The Breast Health Centre at The Ottawa Hospital is committed to providing an exceptional level of care for our patients, approaching each case with medical excellence, practice, and compassion. Read more «

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