August 12, 2016
Ontario is providing $175 million in 2016-17 to hospitals across the province - an increase of $50 million over last year’s funding - to keep them in a state of good repair so patients can continue to receive high-quality care in a safe and...
July 28, 2016
July 22, 2016
Researchers at the University of Ottawa Heart Institute (UOHI) have discovered a new method for identifying individuals who are at high risk for heart attack or stroke. A team led by ...
June 28, 2016
June 24, 2016
As summer is finally upon us and the heat makes us want to take off all those layers of clothing, families are looking to enjoy a fun summer, while making responsible and healthy choices. The Ottawa Heart Institute is making it easy for everyone...
June 16, 2016
Developed and powered by the Ottawa Heart Institute, the Get with the Guidelines initiative seeks to develop a regionalized approach for secondary prevention of cardiovascular disease (CVD), and according to evidence-based practice guidelines in...
June 13, 2016
The University of Ottawa Heart Institute Foundation’s Board of Directors announced today the appointment of Ms. Barbara Farber as its new Chair, and the first woman in its history to hold this position....
June 3, 2016
Congratulations to Heart Institute cardiologist Ross Davies, MD, for winning The Ottawa Hospital’s Physician Clinician Recognition Award.
June 2, 2016
Congratulations to the Ottawa Model for Smoking Cessation, recipient of the ...
June 1, 2016
Atrial fibrillation (AF) affects more than 1% of the population (roughly 350,000 Canadians) and causes 20% of all strokes.
Misunderstood and often misdiagnosed, atrial fibrillation will be the focus of this year’s...