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Aug 26, 2020

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

Aug 19, 2020

As important members of the front line, read how some of our residents at The Ottawa Hospital are providing world-class care to patients during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Aug 12, 2020

University student Adrianna Forrest can keep her every-three-month doctor appointments when she is away at school thanks to virtual care.

Jul 30, 2020

Our researchers are leading the way in a world-first clinical trial to protect vulnerable cancer patients during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Jul 15, 2020

The Ottawa Hospital is full of inspiring stories of kindness, courage and discovery, and we are proud to bring some of those stories to you in the 2019-2020 annual report.

Jul 7, 2020

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

Jun 11, 2020

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.

Jun 4, 2020

Respiratory Therapists from The Ottawa Hospital received applause from residents in local long-term care homes for their part in swabbing more than 1,700 residents and staff for COVID-19 in a single weekend. Their efforts are part of a region-wide collaboration to protect some of the most vulnerable people in our community.

May 28, 2020

The Ottawa Hospital normally sees about 37,000 outpatients a month. With the province’s guidance to ramp down non-urgent procedures and clinics, half of these non-urgent appointments are being done virtually – right from the patient’s phone or tablet. Not only does this mean more convenience for patients, but also fewer patients having to visit the hospital during the COVID-19 pandemic.

May 21, 2020

It is normal to feel stress related to COVID-19 and all the pressures that it may present. Many of us are feeling stretched and stressed, and are letting go of some of the coping strategies that have helped us. Read on for some validation that you are not alone in this struggle.