#FamilyDay weekend tends to be a very busy time in #CHEO's Emergency Department. We need your help to keep our Emergency Department for emergencies and reduce our wait times. Visit our website to learn when to go to Emergency and how to choose wisely [ Bit.ly Link ]

Choose Wisely

The Sandra Schmirler Foundation has been a generous supporter of premature and critically ill children across Canada, including those at #CHEO. The mandate of the Foundation is to raise funds to purchase life-saving equipment and most recently a gift of $50,000 helped purchase a NICU ventilator. Today, the Sandra Schmirler Foundation Telethon is airing on TSN: [ Bit.ly Link ]
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#FamilyDay weekend tends to be a very busy time in #CHEO's Emergency Department. We need your help to keep our Emergency Department for emergencies and reduce our wait times. Visit our website to learn when to go to Emergency and how to choose wisely [ Bit.ly Link ]

Choosing Wisely

We want to hear from you! No one knows what they need from us better than the patients, clients and families in our care. So we’re asking you to share your insight.

Join us for one of four community meetings, Feb 27, Feb 28 or Mar 2 where you can provide your feedback…telling us how we can serve you, your kids and your family better now and in the years to come. Light food and refreshments...
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Help us shape the future of our care

Our life-saving catheterization lab, used to test and treat a wide range of cardiac defects, is in need of an upgrade to improve patient care and allow our doctors to make more accurate diagnoses.

If you want to help us keep up with advancements in technology and renovate our lab, you can donate here: [ Tinyurl.com Link ]
Thank You to Hydro Ottawa and its customers who joined the E billing and Pre-Aauthorized Payment #GoPaperless initiative! This resulted in $101,805 raised to upgrade vital patient monitors at #CHEO. We appreciate Hydro Ottawa President and CEO Bryce Conrad and Board Chair, Jim Durrell joining us to celebrate along with #Ottawa Mayor, Jim Watson. We would also like to thank Lily, Jacob,...
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Today was Ottawa REDBLACKS defensive lineman Nigel Romick's day with the #GreyCup. He decided to bring it and teammates Zack Evans, Andrew Marshall, Moton Hopkins and Jon Gott to #CHEO for a visit. We're not sure who was more excited - the kids or the parents and staff! #GentleGiants
We’re looking for teen girls with and without self-harming behaviours to participate in our research study on how teens deal with stress. All participants will be compensated for their time. If you’re interested, please contact us for further information: [ Tinyurl.com Link ]
The snowy weather didn't deter kids at #CHEO from holding a Carnival Day - complete with food favourites like popcorn, hot dogs and cotton candy! There were games, juggling and even a magic show performed by Mollypenny and her protege, Ryan! #KidsBeingKids
Love to run? Then commit on this #ValentinesDay and register for the Sporting Life 10K Ottawa happening May 14th! Don't delay - registration fees rise on February 16. All of the information you need: [ Bit.ly Link ]
WATCH: #ValentinesDay marked an exciting announcement for matters of the heart in the form of cardiac care at #CHEO! The CP Has Heart program by Canadian Pacific is bringing the CP Canadian Women's Open LPGA event to Ottawa Aug. 21-27, 2017. With support from the community and CP, #CHEO will be able to upgrade its cardiac catheterization lab and interventional suite! Details:
One of the most beautiful things in the world is to love and be loved. This #ValentinesDay we send our love and CHEO Bear hugs to all the patients and families staying with us today, the team of doctors and nurses who care for our patients and the amazing folks in our community that give us their love and support year-round.
#ValentinesDay came early to #CHEO! We want to thank the Ottawa Senators wives and girlfriends for putting so much time and energy into planning an arts and crafts afternoon for kids spending time in hospital. Thanks for bringing Sparty along, too! His antics and your thoughtfulness brought a lot of smiles to a lot of faces!
Happy International Day of Women & Girls in Science! At #CHEO we are celebrating all of the incredible work done by the dedicated women in all areas of research to improve care and quality of life for our young patients. Meet Dr. Donna Johnston, one of our cancer researchers. [ Youtu.be Link ]

Melatonin trials in pediatric oncology

Dr. Donna Johnston, Chief of Hematology/Oncology at CHEO, discusses her research into the benefits of melatonin and its ability to help cancer patients beat ...

Our unique neonatal transport vehicle has been on the road for just under a year, bringing the most critically ill babies to CHEO. The unit even contains a specialized incubator, which is basically a neonatal intensive care unit on wheels. Check it out!
We are very proud to have been ranked #1 among health-care and social-sector employers for the second year in a row, and been ranked among the Top 10 on Forbes' list of Canada’s Best Employers! It’s an honour to be in the company of employers like Queens University, Google and Costco. Learn more: [ Tinyurl.com Link ]

Canada's Best Employers 2017

Ever wonder how our groundbreaking medical discoveries are made? It’s not only through dedication, but teamwork too. Dr. Tommy Alain, a cancer researcher at CHEO, knows that while cancer is Canada’s biggest killer, it also has a lot to teach us about life. With an unwavering commitment to sharing breakthroughs, CHEO scientists leverage networks around the world to advance cancer research.
To give community health-care providers faster access to patient info, our Health Records department improved how they auto-fax info using our electronic health record system. We have gone from faxing only 10% of progress notes to faxing almost 90% in just a year! Community providers receive vital information sooner, and Health Records saves time and money by avoiding unnecessary...
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It's a Gabriel Pizza #ToonieTuesday for #CHEO! #GabesGivesBack and #doughnates $2 from every LG pizza to help the kids at #CHEO! Let Gabe's look after dinner tonight. For a great cause, call 613-310-7777!
Are you a parent or caregiver of a medically fragile complex child/teen? You can now refer yourself to our Navigator Program which aims to help YOU by providing anything from social and emotional support, to help navigating special funding and other resources, to just managing life’s daily demands. Learn more: [ Tinyurl.com Link ]